family law Florida Forms
In Pinellas County, there is a separate Family Law Division to handle all domestic violence restraining orders, divorces, child support issues, parental responsibility/visitation issues, name changes, adoptions and all juvenile matters.
Most documents are in pdf format.
- The CASA Visitation Center
- Child Support Issues:
The Court has ordered that the dependency court case involving you and your children be referred to mediation. Mediation is an opportunity for you, the parents, to make some decisions about you and your children instead of the Court.
- Mediation Program Information
Mediation is a process whereby a neutral third person called a mediator acts to encourage the resolution of a dispute between two or more parties. It is an informal process with the objective of helping you and the other party reach a mutually acceptable and voluntary agreement. The
decision making authority rests with the parties.
- Mediation ONLY General Income Statement
Legal Clinics available to low income self-represented litigants:
Links to other useful information:
The Sixth Judicial Circuit Unified Family Court in Pinellas County is made up of 4 Judges, one General Magistrate, a behavioral evaluations program, and a juvenile arbitration program. All juvenile delinquency cases are heard in the Unified Family Court, as well as all dependency cases, all adoptions of minors other than stepparent or relative adoptions, all termination of parental rights, all section 751 temporary custody cases, all judicial waiver of parental notice of termination of pregnancy cases, all removal of disabilities of nonage and other family cases (dissolution, paternity, domestic violence etc…) that have an underlying pending case being heard in the Unified Family Court. The Unified Family Court looks to coordinate multiple cases involving the same family and have them all heard before the same judge. The Unified Family Court is located at the Pinellas County Justice Center 14250 49th Street North in Clearwater.
Please direct inquiries to:
Unified Family Court