Protecting the best interest of children is the court’s number one priority. The breakup of the family can have a tremendous impact on the parties and their children.
Florida law requires that parties with children attend a parent education class to learn about the do’s and dont’s of how to interact with each other and what steps can be taken to protect their children from the fallout of the divorce.
In Duval County, each party is required to attend the Children First in Divorce course. To register, call (904) 356-5100, Ext. 241. You will need to provide your case number to register.
Although there is a parent education course online, the court (at least in Duval County) usually only allow this option when a party resides outside of the jurisdiction.
Copyright © 2009 Steven A. Leitman
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