Family Law Applications | Custody, Maintenance and Property Division in Jamaica

Child Custody Applications in Jamaica

You do not have to be a divorcing couple to need the services of an experienced family law attorney in Jamaica. The same custody and access laws that apply to divorcing parents also apply to people who were never married to their child’s other parent. Sometimes, parents are able to come to agreements regarding custody and access outside of court. Sometimes, an application has to be made to the court to obtain a custody order.

Child and Spousal Maintenance in Jamaica

Sometimes, couples are able to come to an agreement in relation to spousal and child support payments out of court. Otherwise, the party seeking maintenance can make an application to the court for a maintenance order. Get legal support throughout these negotiations and the court process.

Property Division After Divorce in Jamaica

Sometimes couples are able to negotiate out of court to come to an agreement regarding division of assets after a divorce. Otherwise, an application can be made to the court seeking a division of property. Get legal support throughout these negotiations and the court process.


Francine Derby is an attorney in Jamaica who can assist with family law negotiations and applications.