INSTRUCTIONS FOR FLORIDA SUPREME COURT APPROVED FAMILY LAW FORM
NOTICE OF SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER
When should this form be used?
This form must be completed and filed by each party in all paternity, child support, and dissolution of
marriage cases, regardless of whether the case involves a minor child(ren) and/or property.
This form should be typed or printed in black ink. After completing this form, you should file the original with
the clerk of the circuit court in the county where your case was filed and keep a copy for your records.
What should I do next?
A copy of this form must be mailed or hand delivered to the other party in your case, if it is not served on
him or her with your initial papers.
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 sections 61.052 and 61.13, Florida Statutes.
If this is a domestic violence case and you want to keep your address confidential for safety
reasons, do not enter the address, telephone, and fax information at the bottom of this form.
Instead, file Petitioner’s Request for Confidential Filing of Address, O’ Florida Supreme Court
Approved Family Law Form 12.980(i).
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, O‘ 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(j), Notice of Social Security Number (9/00)