Video: A Family Guide to Dependency Court

Authored By: Florida Courts


The 12 minute video provides an overview of dependency court for parents at the beginning of a case and explains topics like:

  • What happens in dependency court and hearings?
  • Who’s in the courtroom? Do I need a lawyer?
  • When can I visit my children?
  • What should I bring to court?
  • What is a case plan?

This video was jointly developed by the Steering Committee on Families and Children in the Court and the Office of Court Improvement.

Updated: May 23, 2017 

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