Lake County Courthouse

550 W. Main Street

Tavares, FL 32778-7800


 General Magistrate
Barry A. Dimick

Administrative Secretary: Laney Mikell
(352) 742-4173
Fax: (352) 742-4311

Child Support Hearing Officer
Joni M. Emling

Administrative Secretary: Kari Watkins
(352) 253-1611
Fax: (352) 253-1618


Request to Appear By Telephone



Answers to Petitions

Answer to Supplemental Petition

Answer to Petition to Determine Paternity and Other Relief- 12.983(b)

Answer to Supplemental Petition 12.903(e)

Waiver of Service and Answer

Motion to Deviate from Child Support guidelines 12.943




Motion for Civil Contempt 12.960

Motion for Scientific Paternity Testing 12.983(e)

Motion to Correct Account

Motion Objecting to Driver License Suspension

Motion to Suspend or Terminate Child Support

Generic Motion



Supplemental Petition for Modification of Child Support 12.905(b)

Family Law Financial Affidavit 12.902(b) Short form if income less than 50K/year

(c) Regular if income over 50K

Child support guidelines worksheet- 12.902(e)

Summons 12.910 (a)

Waiver of Service and Answer



Other Motions

Motion for default 12.922(a) & Default 12.922(b)

Motion to Set Aside Default or Default Judgment 12.922 ©

Motion to Deviate from Child Support guidelines 12.943




Notice of Voluntary Dismissal 12.927

Notice of Current Address 12.915



Florida Courts Family Self Help Forms