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The 2008 Florida Statutes

Title VI
Chapter 61
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Chapter 61, Part I, Florida Statutes 2008



61.001  Purpose of chapter.

61.011  Dissolution in chancery.

61.021  Residence requirements.

61.031  Dissolution of marriage to be a vinculo.

61.043  Commencement of a proceeding for dissolution of marriage or for alimony and child support; dissolution questionnaire.

61.044  Certain existing defenses abolished.

61.046  Definitions.

61.052  Dissolution of marriage.

61.061  Proceedings against nonresidents.

61.071  Alimony pendente lite; suit money.

61.075  Equitable distribution of marital assets and liabilities.

61.076  Distribution of retirement plans upon dissolution of marriage.

61.077  Determination of entitlement to setoffs or credits upon sale of marital home.

61.079  Premarital agreements.

61.08  Alimony.

61.09  Alimony and child support unconnected with dissolution.

61.10  Adjudication of obligation to support spouse or minor child unconnected with dissolution; parenting plan.

61.11  Writs.

61.12  Attachment or garnishment of amounts due for alimony or child support.

61.122  Parenting plan recommendation; presumption of psychologist's good faith; prerequisite to parent's filing suit; award of fees, costs, reimbursement.

61.13  Support of children; parenting and time-sharing; powers of court.

61.13001  Parental relocation with a child.

61.13002  Temporary time-sharing modification and child support modification due to military service.

61.13003  Court-ordered electronic communication between a parent and a child.

61.1301  Income deduction orders.

61.13015  Petition for suspension or denial of professional licenses and certificates.

61.13016  Suspension of driver's licenses and motor vehicle registrations.

61.1354  Sharing of information between consumer reporting agencies and the IV-D agency.

61.14  Enforcement and modification of support, maintenance, or alimony agreements or orders.

61.16  Attorney's fees, suit money, and costs.

61.17  Alimony and child support; additional method for enforcing orders and judgments; costs, expenses.

61.18  Alimony and child support; default in undertaking of bond posted to ensure payment.

61.181  Depository for alimony transactions, support, maintenance, and support payments; fees.

61.1811  Clerk of the Court Child Support Enforcement Collection System Trust Fund.

61.1812  Child Support Incentive Trust Fund.

61.1814  Child Support Enforcement Application and Program Revenue Trust Fund.

61.1816  Child Support Clearing Trust Fund.

61.1824  State Disbursement Unit.

61.1825  State Case Registry.

61.1826  Procurement of services for State Disbursement Unit and the non-Title IV-D component of the State Case Registry; contracts and cooperative agreements; penalties; withholding payment.

61.1827  Identifying information concerning applicants for and recipients of child support services.

61.183  Mediation of certain contested issues.

61.19  Entry of judgment of dissolution of marriage, delay period.

61.191  Application.

61.20  Social investigation and recommendations regarding a parenting plan.

61.21  Parenting course authorized; fees; required attendance authorized; contempt.

61.30  Child support guidelines; retroactive child support.

61.401  Appointment of guardian ad litem.

61.402  Qualifications of guardians ad litem.

61.403  Guardians ad litem; powers and authority.

61.404  Guardians ad litem; confidentiality.

61.405  Guardians ad litem; immunity.

61.45  Court-ordered parenting plan; risk of violation; bond.