Florida Family Laws
Welcome to FindLaw’s Florida family Laws section, with useful and constantly updated information about such topics as marriage, divorce, adoption, child support, and child custody. Many of Florida’s laws are similar to those of other states, with some minor differences. The minimum legal marriage age is 18 without parental consent, 16 with parental consent. Then there is the controversial issue of abortion. Florida law regulates abortion only in the last trimester, for instance. There are so many different areas of family law that can come into play, including: child abuse, annulment, domestic abuse, and protective orders. Click on a topic below to learn more about Florida statutes.