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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title VI
CIVIL PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE
Chapter 88
UNIFORM INTERSTATE FAMILY SUPPORT ACT
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F.S. 88.3011
88.3011 Proceedings under this act.
(1) Except as otherwise provided in this act, this part applies to all proceedings under this act.
(2) An individual petitioner or a support enforcement agency may initiate a proceeding authorized under this act by filing a petition or a comparable pleading in an initiating tribunal for forwarding to a responding tribunal or by filing a petition or a comparable pleading directly in a tribunal of another state or a foreign country which has or can obtain personal jurisdiction over the respondent.
History.s. 3, ch. 96-189; s. 18, ch. 97-170; s. 16, ch. 2011-92.