Family Law Resources
Understanding the laws of Florida and the rest of the country can help you make better choices for your family. The knowledge of where you can and cannot file family law-related cases and the appropriate times to do so will make you a more informed client when you need to engage an attorney to help you carry out the plans you make for your family’s future.
Florida Family Law Information Resource Links
Family Law in the 50 States
The American Bar Association publishes charts summarizing the basic laws in each state. Chart 2 summarizes the current custody criteria for all 50 states.
U.S. State Department: International Parental Child Abduction
This website is a U.S. Department of State guide for people whose children have been abducted by a parent and taken across an international border.
Children’s Rights Council
The CRC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the idea that both parents should be involved in their children’s lives; the CRC provides free drop-off/pickup centers for custody transfers.
Office of Child Support and Enforcement
The Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Administration for Children and Families helps to locate parents and enforce child support obligations.
Child Custody: An Overview
Child custody overview and resources provided by the Legal Information Institute (LII) at the Cornell Law School.
Parents Without Partners
This international nonprofit organization is devoted to addressing the needs of single parents and their children.
MedlinePlus: Child Development
The U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health provide this overview of child development.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Child Development
This CDC website provides information on child development and encouragement for positive involvement in children’s lives.
American Bar Association — Section of Family Law
Tables and summaries addressing differences in state laws and requirements for divorce, child support and other important family law issues.
The Legal Information Institute — Family Law Topics
Statutes, case law and articles covering a variety of family law topics.
Office of Child Support Enforcement (CSE)
Information on services related to locating noncustodial parents, establishing paternity, establishing support orders and collecting support payments.
Child Welfare Information Gateway
Formerly the National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information and the National Adoption Information Clearinghouse (NAIC), the Child Welfare Information Gateway provides access to information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families.
Children’s Rights Council
A nonprofit devoted to helping kids experience the frequent, meaningful and continuing contact with two parents and extended family that a child would normally have during a marriage.
Serving Clients in Coral Springs and Throughout the Area
The Law Offices of Mark Abzug P.A., offers our family law clients compassionate customer service and aggressive, effective representation. For more information about how we can help you with your legal matter, call us at 954-753-1003 or contact us online. We offer FREE initial consultations and flexible hours.