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Family Court Requirement to Complete a Parenting Class (Parenting Education and Family Stabilization Course)

June 16, 2015 by  
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Pursuant to Florida Statute Section 61.21 and Miami-Dade County Administrative Order 14-05 all parties to a dissolution of marriage proceeding with minor children or a paternity action that involves issues of parental responsibility shall be required to complete the parenting course prior to the entry of a final judgment by the Court. Additionally, all parties to a modification of a final judgment action  involving a parenting plan or a time-sharing schedule may be required to complete a Parenting Course prior to the entry of an order modifying the final judgment.

All parties are required to begin a Parenting Course as expeditiously as possible.  In dissolution of marriage actions with minor children: (1) Unless excused by the Court, the Petitioner must complete the course within 45 days after the filing of the petition. (2) All other parties must complete the course within 45 days after service of the petition.  

The Parenting Class is offered on-line:

You can also complete the class on-line or in person at the various Miami-Dade College campuses.




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