Jurisdiction and Residency

A lawyer's gavel

The state of Florida, like any other state, has certain jurisdictions for courts over cases. Jurisdiction in the law is the authority of the courts to try cases on legal matters within a specific area and over certain kinds or types of legal cases. In this case, jurisdiction pertains to family law and the dissolution of marriage. There is an acronym used in family law in Florida over what courts have to deal with in the dissolution of marriage. It spells out PEACE, and