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In order to keep track of the many different kinds of cases heard in the family courts, the cases are assigned a docket number with a letter prefix. Different kinds of cases are managed in different ways including handling requests for copies of court orders. To determine what kind of case your court order came from, look at the document for a docket number. The docket number will be written or printed on the first page of the order. The docket number will begin with a letter prefix made up of two letters, usually either “FD”, “FV” or “FM”.

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  • Docket number begins with FC, FN, FG or FL

  • Docket number begins with FD

  • Docket number begins with FM

  • Docket number begins with FV

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