Orlando, FL asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Florida

Q: Obtained custody and child support packet from Orange County Court. Which part needs to be submitted 1st to get started?

The packet is 600 pages. Attorneys have told me that certain parts are submitted at different times throughout the hearings. I want to know what part(s) I need to submit to get things started. I called the Court Clerk and spoke with a Deputy Clerk, whom wasnt sure.

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Vanessa Vasquez de Lara
Vanessa Vasquez de Lara
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Miami, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Most attorneys have never purchased the packet from the court. In order to get better advice you might want to list the names of the documents you received. For custody and child support, you would normally need the Petition to Determine Paternity, UCCJEA, Financial Affidavit, plus any specific court forms such as Notice of Related Cases.

Hope this helps. Good luck!

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