Asked in Family Law for Florida

Q: Family law Trial in two weeks. I have found that the respondent lied on Financial affidavits. What are my options?

As the question states. This is in FLORIDA I have verifiable proof(multiple documents) the respondent lied. Anyone could do simple math to find the discrepancy. My trial is set for two weeks. What are my options? What motions could I file to get their updated checking statements and also to delay the trial. The clerk has a backed up docket and don’t know if I could get a separate hearing within two weeks.

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Laura E. Kenney
Laura E. Kenney
  • Jupiter, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: You would have to file a Motion to Continue and inform the court that you need more time to complete further discovery to get the account statements that prove the financial affidavit is not accurate. Best of luck to you!

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