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Marital & Family Law Certification

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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.

Thinking of Becoming Board Certified?

Review a summary of the requirements.


Board Certification Applications for Lawyers

Recertification applications will be available April 1, 2019
and initial applications will be available June 1, 2019.

 


Resources

Exam Specifications

Exam Information

Sample Exam Questions

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

Marital & Family Law Standing Committee Policies

Standing Policies of the Board of Legal Specialization and Education

Marital & Family Law Committee members

Marital & Family Law Certification Staff Liaison Contact Information:

Blaire Bisbee
The Florida Bar
651 East Jefferson Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2300
850/561-5805
[email protected]

Marital & Family Law Certification Field Established 1985