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Marital & Family Law Certification

Certified Attorneys

Definition

“Marital and family law” is the practice of law dealing with legal problems arising from the family relationship of husband and wife and parent and child, including civil controversies arising from those relationships. In addition to actual pretrial and trial process, "marital and family law" includes evaluating, handling, and resolving such controversies prior to and during the institution of suit and postjudgment proceedings. The practice of marital and family law in the state of Florida is generally unique in that decisional, statutory, and procedural laws are specific to this state.

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Board Certification Applications for Lawyers

The applications for initial board certification and recertification are currently being updated and will be posted here by the end of March.

You will be due to file a recertification application by June 15, 2016 if you were originally certified in 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006 or 2011.

The filing period for initial applications is July 1 - August 31.

General Information:

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Standards for Certification Of A Board Certified Marital & Family Law Lawyer – Rules Regulating The Florida Bar 6-6

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Standing Policies of the Board of Legal Specialization and Education

Marital & Family Law Committee members

Marital & Family Law Certification Staff Liaison Contact Information:
Lindsey Blomberg
The Florida Bar
651 East Jefferson Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2300
850/561-5737
lblomberg@flabar.org


Marital & Family Law Certification Field Established 1985

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[Revised: 01-07-2016]