Form 12.902(F)(1) "Marital Settlement Agreement for Dissolution of Marriage With Dependent or Minor Child(Ren)" - Florida

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INSTRUCTIONS FOR FLORIDA SUPREME COURT APPROVED FAMILY LAW
FORM 12.902(f)(1)
MARITAL SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
WITH DEPENDENT OR MINOR CHILD(REN)
(02/18)
When should this form be used?
This form should be used when a Petition for Dissolution of Marriage with Dependent or Minor
Child(ren), Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.901(b)(1), has been filed and the parties
have reached an agreement on some or all of the issues at hand.
This form should be typed or printed in black ink. Both parties must sign the agreement and have their
signatures witnessed by a notary public or deputy clerk. After completing this form, you should file the
original with the clerk of the circuit court in the county where the petition was filed and keep a copy for
your records. You should then refer to the instructions for your petition, answer, or answer and
counterpetition concerning the procedures for setting a hearing or trial (final hearing).
IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING E-FILING
The Florida Rules of Judicial Administration now require that all petitions, pleadings, and documents be
filed electronically except in certain circumstances. Self-represented litigants may file petitions or other
pleadings or documents electronically; however, they are not required to do so. If you choose to file
your pleadings or other documents electronically, you must do so in accordance with Florida Rule of
Judicial Administration 2.525, and you must follow the procedures of the judicial circuit in which you file.
The rules and procedures should be carefully read and followed.
Where can I look for more information?
Before proceeding, you should read General Information for Self-Represented Litigants found at the
beginning of these forms. The words that are in bold underline in these instructions are defined there.
For further information, see chapter 61, Florida Statutes, and the instructions for the petition and/or
answer that were filed in this case.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING E-SERVICE ELECTION
After the initial service of process of the petition or supplemental petition by the Sheriff or certified
process server, the Florida Rules of Judicial Administration now require that all documents required or
permitted to be served on the other party must be served by electronic mail (e-mail) except in certain
circumstances. You must strictly comply with the format requirements set forth in the Rules of Judicial
Administration. . If you elect to participate in electronic service, which means serving or receiving
pleadings by electronic mail (e-mail), or through the Florida Courts E-Filing Portal, you must review Florida
Instructions for Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.902(f)(1), Marital Settlement Agreement for
Dissolution of Marriage with Dependent or Minor Child(ren) (02/18)
INSTRUCTIONS FOR FLORIDA SUPREME COURT APPROVED FAMILY LAW
FORM 12.902(f)(1)
MARITAL SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
WITH DEPENDENT OR MINOR CHILD(REN)
(02/18)
When should this form be used?
This form should be used when a Petition for Dissolution of Marriage with Dependent or Minor
Child(ren), Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.901(b)(1), has been filed and the parties
have reached an agreement on some or all of the issues at hand.
This form should be typed or printed in black ink. Both parties must sign the agreement and have their
signatures witnessed by a notary public or deputy clerk. After completing this form, you should file the
original with the clerk of the circuit court in the county where the petition was filed and keep a copy for
your records. You should then refer to the instructions for your petition, answer, or answer and
counterpetition concerning the procedures for setting a hearing or trial (final hearing).
IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING E-FILING
The Florida Rules of Judicial Administration now require that all petitions, pleadings, and documents be
filed electronically except in certain circumstances. Self-represented litigants may file petitions or other
pleadings or documents electronically; however, they are not required to do so. If you choose to file
your pleadings or other documents electronically, you must do so in accordance with Florida Rule of
Judicial Administration 2.525, and you must follow the procedures of the judicial circuit in which you file.
The rules and procedures should be carefully read and followed.
Where can I look for more information?
Before proceeding, you should read General Information for Self-Represented Litigants found at the
beginning of these forms. The words that are in bold underline in these instructions are defined there.
For further information, see chapter 61, Florida Statutes, and the instructions for the petition and/or
answer that were filed in this case.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING E-SERVICE ELECTION
After the initial service of process of the petition or supplemental petition by the Sheriff or certified
process server, the Florida Rules of Judicial Administration now require that all documents required or
permitted to be served on the other party must be served by electronic mail (e-mail) except in certain
circumstances. You must strictly comply with the format requirements set forth in the Rules of Judicial
Administration. . If you elect to participate in electronic service, which means serving or receiving
pleadings by electronic mail (e-mail), or through the Florida Courts E-Filing Portal, you must review Florida
Instructions for Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.902(f)(1), Marital Settlement Agreement for
Dissolution of Marriage with Dependent or Minor Child(ren) (02/18)
Rule of Judicial Administration 2.516. You may find this rule at
www.flcourts.org
through the link to the
Rules of Judicial Administration provided under either Family Law Forms: Getting Started, or Rules of Court
in the A-Z Topical Index.
SELF-REPRESENTED LITIGANTS MAY SERVE DOCUMENTS BY E-MAIL; HOWEVER, THEY ARE NOT
REQUIRED TO DO SO. If a self-represented litigant elects to serve and receive documents by e-mail, the
procedures must always be followed once the initial election is made.
To serve and receive documents by e-mail, you must designate your e-mail addresses by using the
Designation of Current Mailing and E-mail Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form
12.915, and you must provide your e-mail address on each form on which your signature appears. Please
CAREFULLY read the rules and instructions for: Certificate of Service (General), Florida Supreme Court
Approved Family Law Form 12.914; Designation of Current Mailing and E-mail Address, Florida Supreme
Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915; and Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.516.
Special notes...
With this form you must also file a Child Support Guidelines Worksheet, Florida Family Law Rules of
Procedure Form 12.902(e), if not already filed.
This form does not act to transfer title to the property. Such transfer must be done by deed or
supplemental final judgment.
Remember, a person who is NOT an attorney is called a nonlawyer. If a nonlawyer helps you fill out these
forms, that person must give you a copy of a Disclosure from Nonlawyer, Florida Family Law Rules of
Procedure Form 12.900 (a), before he or she helps you. A nonlawyer helping you fill out these forms also
must put his or her name, address, and telephone number on the bottom of the last page of every form
he or she helps you complete.
Instructions for Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.902(f)(1), Marital Settlement Agreement for
Dissolution of Marriage with Dependent or Minor Child(ren) (02/18)
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR
COUNTY, FLORIDA
Case No.:
Division:
In re: The Marriage of:
,
Petitioner,
and
,
Respondent.
MARITAL SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
WITH DEPENDENT OR MINOR CHILD(REN)
We, {Petitioner’s full legal name}_______________________________________________, and
{Respondent’s full legal name},_________________________________ being sworn, certify that the
following statements are true:
1. We were married to each other on {date}
.
2. Because of irreconcilable differences in our marriage (no chance of staying together), we have
made this agreement to settle once and for all what we owe to each other and what we can expect
to receive from each other. Each of us states that nothing has been held back, that we have
honestly included everything we could think of in listing our assets (everything we own and that
is owed to us) and our debts (everything we owe), and that we believe the other has been open
and honest in writing this agreement.
3. We have both filed a Family Law Financial Affidavit, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure Form
12.902(b) or (c). Because we have voluntarily made full and fair disclosure to each other of all our
assets and debts, we waive any further disclosure under rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of
Procedure.
4. Each of us agrees to execute and exchange any papers that might be needed to complete this
agreement, including deeds, title certificates, etc.
SECTION I. MARITAL ASSETS AND LIABILITIES
A. Division of Assets. We divide our assets (everything we own and that is owed to us) as follows: Any
personal item(s) not listed below is (are) the property of the party currently in possession of the
item(s).
Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.902(f)(1), Marital Settlement Agreement for Dissolution of
Marriage with Dependent or Minor Child(ren)(02/18)
1. Petitioner shall receive as his/her own and Respondent shall have no further rights or
responsibilities regarding these assets:
ASSETS: DESCRIPTION OF ITEM(S) PETITIONER SHALL RECEIVE
Current Fair
Please describe each item as clearly as possible.
Market Value
You do not need to list account numbers. Where applicable, include whether the
name on any title/deed/account described below is in one spouse’s name, or in
both spouses’ names.
Cash (on hand)
$
Cash (in banks/credit unions)
Stocks/Bonds
Notes (money owed to you in writing)
Money owed to you (not evidenced by a note)
Real estate: (Home)
(Other)
Business interests
Automobiles
Boats
Other vehicles
Retirement plans (Profit Sharing, Pension, IRA, 401(k)s, etc.)
Furniture & furnishings in home
Furniture & furnishings elsewhere
Collectibles
Jewelry
Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.902(f)(1), Marital Settlement Agreement for Dissolution of
Marriage with Dependent or Minor Child(ren)(02/18)
ASSETS: DESCRIPTION OF ITEM(S) PETITIONER SHALL RECEIVE
Current Fair
Please describe each item as clearly as possible.
Market Value
You do not need to list account numbers. Where applicable, include whether the
name on any title/deed/account described below is in one spouse’s name, or in
both spouses’ names.
Life insurance (cash surrender value)
Sporting and entertainment (T.V., stereo, etc.) equipment
Other assets
Total Assets to Petitioner
$
2. Respondent
shall receive as his/her own and Petitioner shall have no further rights or
responsibilities regarding these assets:
ASSETS: DESCRIPTION OF ITEM(S) RESPONDENT SHALL RECEIVE
Current Fair
Market Value
Please describe each item as clearly as possible.
You do not need to list account numbers. Where applicable, include whether the
name on any title/deed/account described below is in one spouse’s name , or in
both spouses’ names.
Cash (on hand)
$
Cash (in banks/credit unions)
Stocks/Bonds
Notes (money owed to you in writing)
Money owed to you (not evidenced by a note)
Real estate: (Home)
(Other)
Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.902(f)(1), Marital Settlement Agreement for Dissolution of
Marriage with Dependent or Minor Child(ren)(02/18)