Resources

The family law and criminal defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Richard B. Barkin provide the following links to resources that may be helpful to Florida residents seeking legal information regarding their divorce or criminal law matter.

Selected Court Resources

Florida Legal Resources

Family Law Resources

The Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement runs a variety of programs to help families obtain financial and medical support for children by locating parents and establishing and enforcing paternity and support obligations:  www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cse

The Federal Parent Locator Service offered by the Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement supports the location of participants in child support cases and aids in the collection of child support payments and enforcement of child support orders:  www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cse/newhire

The Florida Courts Family Law Self-Help Centers can direct you to local programs and provide access to family law forms and laws: www.flcourts.org/gen_public/family/self_help/map.shtml

The Florida Department of Children and Families aims to protect the vulnerable, promote strong and economically self-sufficient families, and advance personal and family recovery and resiliency: www.dcf.state.fl.us

The Florida Department of Revenue provides information on the guidelines used to determine child support amounts: http://dor.myflorida.com/dor/childsupport/guidelines.html

AllLaw.com provides an on-line calculator to estimate Florida Child Support:   www.alllaw.com/calculators/Childsupport/Florida

Criminal Law Resources

The Florida Attorney General is responsible for protecting Florida consumers from various types of fraud and enforcing the state's antitrust laws, as well as representing the state in criminal convictions appeals: www.myfloridalegal.com

The Florida Department of Corrections oversees the state's prison system and can provide information on inmates in the 139 prison facilities within the state: www.dc.state.fl.us

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles provides information on drivers' license suspensions and revocations as well as DUIs:  www.flhsmv.gov/ddl/help.html www.flhsmv.gov/ddl/dlfaqson2.hmtl#dui

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) enforces the controlled substances laws and regulations of the United States: http://149.101.225.20/dea/index.htm

The Florida Department Law Enforcement is the agency responsible for determining eligibility to seal or expunge criminal records: www.fdle.state.fl.us/Content/Seal-and-Expunge-Process/Seal-and-Expunge-Home.aspx

The Florida Department of Juvenile Justice manages detention and residential facilities and oversees prevention programs, victim services, probation and community intervention programs: www.djj.state.fl.us

Richard B. Barkin is located in Boca Raton, FL and serves clients in and around Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Deerfield Beach, Pompano Beach, Palm Beach, Pahokee, West Palm Beach, Loxahatchee, Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Dania, Broward County, Palm Beach County.

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