family law Disclosures

Just about every family law case in Florida, whether it is a divorce, modification, or petition for paternity, will require certain disclosures of information.  The following list of items are the documents that are usually required to be disclosed in family law cases.  

 Disclosure

1.Federal income tax return for the past 3 years

2.State income tax returns for the past 3 years

3.If you have not prepared income tax return for the past year, IRS Forms W-2, 1099, and K-1 for the past year

4.Pay stubs for the three months prior to the service of your financial affidavit

5.A statement identifying the source and amount of all income not reflected on your financial affidavit

6.All loan applications prepared or used in the past 12 months

7.Social Security earnings/benefits or projected future benefits statements

8.Deeds to real estate in which you own or owned an interest within the past 3 years

9.Leases in which you own or owned an interest within the last 12 months (e.g., someone is leasing an apartment from you)

10.Checking account statements for the past 3 months

11.Savings account statements for the past 12 months

12.Money market fund statements for the past 12 months

13.Certificate of deposit statements for the past 12 months

14.Periodic statements for the last 12 months for any other type of financial account

15.Brokerage account statements for the last 12 months

16.Most recent statement and summary plan description for any pension, profit sharing, deferred compensation, or retirement plan (e.g., IRA, 401(k), 403(b), SEP, KEOGH) for which you are a participant or alternate payee

17.Credit card statements for the date of filing of this action and for the last 3 months

18.Declarations page, last periodic statement, and certificate for all life insurance policies insuring you, your spouse, and/or dependent children

19.Copies of health and dental insurance cards covering you

20.Copies of health and dental insurance cards covering your spouse

21.Copies of health and dental insurance cards covering your child(ren)

22.Corporate, partnership, and trust tax returns for the last 3 years

23.Statements showing your indebtedness as of the date of the beginning of your case and the prior three months

24.Promissory notes on which you owed or owed within the last 3 years (e.g., for a mortgage, student loan, or auto loan)

25.Lease agreements documenting what you presently owe (e.g., for an auto loan or apartment)

26.Prenuptial agreements between you and your spouse

27.Marital settlement agreements or post-nuptial between you and your spouse

28.If a modification proceeding, written agreements entered into since the final judgment was entered

29.Court order directing that you pay or receive child support

30.Court order directing that you pay or receive spousal support (e.g., alimony)