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Lake County, Florida Family Court
Child Custody Information
Welcome! On this page you'll find the following information for Lake County, Florida:
- Where to file for child custody in Lake County
- How to find or contact the Lake County Family Court
- Whether the court offers childcare for days you must visit the court building
- Where to find Lake County child custody forms and court fees
- How to learn more and find a lawyer
Where To File for Child Custody in Lake County, Florida
In Lake County, child custody is handled by the Lake County Unified Family Court (5th Judicial Circuit)
NAME OF COURT
Lake County Unified Family Court (5th Judicial Circuit)
COURT WEBSITE ADDRESS
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COURT PHONE NUMBER
Lake County Courthouse
550 West Main Street
Tavares, Florida 32778
Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. excluding court holidays.
No Childcare Available
Lake County Child Custody Forms & Fees
Florida Child Custody Forms Used in Lake County
Lake County Child Custody Forms
Family Court Fee
If you can't afford the court fees for Lake County, you may be able to apply for a fee waiver. For more information, see the fee waiver form on the Florida Courts website or contact the Lake County Family Court Case Management Office at (352) 742-4301.
Get Help With Florida Child Custody
Before you file legal papers, take some time to familiarize yourself with the resouces offered by your local court. Most courts now offer at least some materials and forms to help you understand and manage your child custody case. Even if you plan to work with a lawyer, it's smart to do some research before you turn things over. When you're ready to find a lawyer, the resources below can help you locate a child custody attorney near you.
Lake County Family Court Self-Help Materials
Florida Resources for Making a Parenting Plan
Lake County Free or Low Cost Legal Help
Lake County Child Custody Lawyers