The Family Court Case Management Self-Help Office provides assistance to self-represented litigants with general and procedural information on initial filing and modifications of domestic relations matters. The Self-Help Office will review documents to insure all the appropriate forms are filed to move the case toward final disposition. Family Law forms can be located on www.flcourts.org or may be listed below.
PLEASE NOTE: The Self-Help Office provides procedural information only and is prohibited from providing legal advice. Parties are urged to consult with an attorney on their case.
Main Floor- Suite 1-1057
Marion County Courthouse
110 N.W. 1st Avenue
Ocala, FL 34475
(voice-mail monitored phone line)
Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
closed 11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. for lunch.
Closed on Court holidays
Marion County Clerk of Court (forms)
Parent Education and Family Stabilization Course Providers
Florida Supreme Court forms – www.flcourts.org
ATTENTION: Pursuant to Fifth Circuit Administrative Order A-2022-47, any self-represented party, who has filed a family law case on or after October 1, 2022, shall fill out a Designation of Current Mailing and E-mail address form.
If you are filing any type of family law case, except dissolution of marriage, please click here:
Administrative Order Requiring the Filing of Certificates of Live Birth in Family Law Cases
Family Court packets, forms and checklists may be obtained from the Marion County Clerk of Court’s website below:
To download Family Law Forms which may be used in all counties go to:
Checklists for Required Items for Petitions
Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida is the legal services provider in Marion County. Their Toll-Free Helpline number is: (800) 405-1417. The Ocala Office number is: (352) 629-0105 and the address is 1610 SE 36th Avenue, Ocala, FL 34471.
The Marion County Law Library maintains in its collection both State and Federal statutes, local ordinances, administrative regulations and case law. The Law Library has a subscription to Westlaw, which includes all State and Federal primary law, including citation checking with Key Cite.
Many self-help materials are contained in the library for prose litigants who represent themselves relating to Family Law, Landlord Tenant, Small Claims, Probate and Guardianship. Many of these have forms that can be copied and formatted to your case.