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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title XL
REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY
Chapter 712
MARKETABLE RECORD TITLES TO REAL PROPERTY
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F.S. 712.08
712.08 Filing false claim.No person shall use the privilege of filing notices hereunder for the purpose of asserting false or fictitious claims to land; and in any action relating thereto if the court shall find that any person has filed a false or fictitious claim, the court may award to the prevailing party all costs incurred by her or him in such action, including a reasonable attorney’s fee, and in addition thereto may award to the prevailing party all damages that she or he may have sustained as a result of the filing of such notice of claim.
History.s. 8, ch. 63-133; s. 799, ch. 97-102.