The Florida Bar
Marital & Family Law Certification

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“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.

Thinking of Becoming Board Certified? Review a summary of the requirements. PDF document opens in new window

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, 2015 if you were originally certified in 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005 or 2010.

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

Board Certification CLE credit hours are now available online. Visit and click “New! Check Your Board Certification CLE Credits” to view and print a record of your current certification credit hours.

General Information:

Exam Specifications PDF document opens in new window Revised 12/03/2012
Sample Exam Questions PDF document opens in new window
Standards for Certification Of A Board Certified Marital & Family Law Lawyer – Rules Regulating The Florida Bar 6-6
Marital & Family Law standing Committee Policies PDF document opens in new window
Marital & Family Law Committee members

Marital & Family Law Certification Staff Liaison Contact Information:
Zach Shrader
The Florida Bar
651 East Jefferson Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2300

Marital & Family Law Certification Field Established 1985

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[Revised: 01-09-2015]