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The 2020 Florida Statutes

Title XXXVI
BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS
Chapter 607
FLORIDA BUSINESS CORPORATION ACT
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F.S. 607.1431
607.1431 Procedure for judicial dissolution.
(1) Venue for a proceeding brought under s. 607.1430 lies in the circuit court in the applicable county.
(2) It is not necessary to make shareholders parties to a proceeding to dissolve a corporation unless relief is sought against them individually.
(3) A court in a proceeding brought under s. 607.1430 may issue injunctions, appoint a receiver or custodian during the proceeding with all powers and duties the court directs, take other action required to preserve the corporate assets wherever located, and carry on the business of the corporation until a full hearing can be held.
(4) Within 30 days of the commencement of a proceeding under s. 607.1430(1)(b), the corporation shall deliver to all shareholders, other than the petitioner, a notice stating that the shareholders are entitled to avoid the dissolution of the corporation by electing to purchase the petitioner’s shares under s. 607.1436 and accompanied by a copy of s. 607.1436.
(5) If the court determines that any party has commenced, continued, or participated in a proceeding under s. 607.1430 and has acted arbitrarily, frivolously, vexatiously, or not in good faith, the court may, in its discretion, award attorney fees and other reasonable expenses to the other parties to the proceeding who have been affected adversely by such actions.
History.s. 132, ch. 89-154; s. 8, ch. 94-327; s. 190, ch. 2019-90; s. 51, ch. 2020-32.