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141. 61.508 f.s.
Abstract: F.S. 61.508 61.508 Priority.—If a question of existence or exercise of jurisdiction under this part is raised in a child custody proceeding, the question, upon request of a party, must be given priority on the calendar and handled expeditiously.History.—s. 5, ch. 2002-65.

142. 39.5086 f.s.
Abstract: F.S. 39.5086 39.5086 Kinship navigator programs.—(1) DEFINITIONS.—As used in this section, the term:(a) “Kinship care” means the full-time care of a child placed in out-of-home care by the court in the home of a relative or fictive kin.(b) “Kinship navigator program” means a program designed to ens

143. 61.532 f.s.
Abstract: F.S. 61.532 61.532 Service of petition and order.—Except as otherwise provided in s. 61.534 , the petition and order must be served by any method authorized by the laws of this state upon the respondent and any person who has physical custody of the child.History.—s. 5, ch. 2002-65.

144. 61.512 f.s.
Abstract: F.S. 61.512 61.512 Taking testimony in another state.—(1) In addition to other procedures available to a party, a party to a child custody proceeding may offer testimony of witnesses who are located in another state, including testimony of the parties and the child, by deposition or other means ava

145. 409.401 f.s.
Abstract: F.S. 409.401 1 409.401 Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children.—The Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children is hereby enacted into law and entered into with all other jurisdictions legally joining therein in form substantially as follows:INTERSTATE COMPACT ON THEPLACEMENT OF CHILDRE

146. 985.441 f.s.
Abstract: F.S. 985.441 985.441 Commitment.—(1) The court that has jurisdiction of an adjudicated delinquent child may, by an order stating the facts upon which a determination of a sanction and rehabilitative program was made at the disposition hearing:(a) Commit the child to a licensed child-caring agency w

147. 39.0121 f.s.
Abstract: F.S. 39.0121 39.0121 Specific rulemaking authority.—Pursuant to the requirements of s. 120.536 , the department is specifically authorized to adopt, amend, and repeal administrative rules which implement or interpret law or policy, or describe the procedure and practice requirements necessary to im

148. 39.701 f.s.
Abstract: F.S. 39.701 39.701 Judicial review.—(1) GENERAL PROVISIONS.—(a) The court shall have continuing jurisdiction in accordance with this section and shall review the status of the child at least every 6 months as required by this subsection or more frequently if the court deems it necessary or desirabl

149. 984.225 f.s.
Abstract: F.S. 984.225 984.225 Powers of disposition; placement in a staff-secure shelter.—(1) Subject to specific legislative appropriation, the court may order that a child adjudicated as a child in need of services be placed for up to 90 days in a staff-secure shelter if:(a) The child’s parent, guardian,

150. 61.521 f.s.
Abstract: F.S. 61.521 61.521 Jurisdiction declined by reason of conduct.—(1) Except as otherwise provided in s. 61.517 or by other law of this state, if a court of this state has jurisdiction under this part because a person seeking to invoke its jurisdiction has engaged in unjustifiable conduct, the court s

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