‘Domestication’ is a legal synonym for recording a foreign judgment, which is governed under Chapter 55, Florida Statutes.
Enforcement and Modification of foreign child custody orders is governed by Chapter 61, Florida Statutes, under Florida’s Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA), and is similar to the process of registering foreign judgments under F.S. §88.6021.
Make sure your attorney understands the difference. With regard to your quoted fees, the range you cite are within reason.
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I agree, these fees are reasonable for the service provided. I would find a way to come up with it, and see if you can work payments. Also, don't always go for the lowest bidder...you get what you pay for.
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