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The 2019 Florida Statutes

Title VI
CIVIL PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE
Chapter 61
DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE; SUPPORT; TIME-SHARING
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F.S. 61.707
61.707 Jurisdiction.
(1) A court may issue an order regarding custodial responsibility only if the court has jurisdiction under the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act.
(2) For purposes of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act, the residence of the deploying parent does not change by reason of the deployment if:
(a) A court has issued a temporary order regarding custodial responsibility.
(b) A court has issued a permanent order regarding custodial responsibility before notice of deployment and the parents modify that order temporarily by agreement.
(c) A court in another state has issued a temporary order regarding custodial responsibility as a result of impending or current deployment.
(3) This section does not prevent a court from exercising temporary emergency jurisdiction under the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act.
History.s. 1, ch. 2018-69.