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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Title V
Chapter 34
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F.S. 34.181
34.181 Branch courts.
(1) Any municipality or county may apply to the chief judge of the circuit in which the municipality or county is situated for the county court to sit in a location suitable to the municipality or county and convenient in time and place to its citizens and police officers, and upon such application said chief judge shall direct the court to sit in the location unless he or she shall determine the request is not justified. If the chief judge does not authorize the county court to sit in the location requested, the county or municipality may apply to the Supreme Court for an order directing the county court to sit in such location.
(2) Any municipality or county which so applies shall be required to provide the appropriate physical facilities as defined in s. 29.008 in which the county court may hold court.
History.s. 16, ch. 72-404; s. 199, ch. 95-147; s. 55, ch. 2003-402.