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 three years

2. State income tax returns for the past three 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. All financial statements prepared or used in the past 12 months

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

9. Promissory notes in which you own or owned an interest within the last 12 months

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

11. Checking account statements for the past three months

12. Savings account statements for the past 12 months

13, Money market fund statements for the past 12 months

14. Certificate of deposit statements for the past 12 months

15. Periodic statements for the last 12 months for other accounts

16. Brokerage account statements for the last 12 months

17. Most recent statement for any pension, profit sharing, deferred compensation, or retirement plan (e.g., IRA, 401(k), 403(b), SEP, KEOGH)

18. Summary plan description for any pension, profit sharing, deferred compensation, or retirement plan

19. For any life insurance covering you or your spouse, the declaration page, last periodic statement, and certificate

20. Copies of health and dental insurance cards covering you

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

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

23. Corporate, partnership, and trust tax returns for the last three years

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

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

26. Lease agreements documenting what you presently owe

27. Prenuptial agreements between you and your spouse

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

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

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

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

 

9.0Heather Bryan