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Family Law Rules and Opinions

Details: Florida Statutes: Laws that are passed by the Florida Legislature and signed by the Governor are called statutes. Statutes are organized by subject matter into different numbered chapters. Click here to look at Florida Statutes. Rules of Court Procedure: Different case types are governed by different rules of procedure.

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Legal Authorities

Details: Florida Statutes: Laws that are passed by the Florida Legislature and signed by the Governor are called statutes. Statutes are organized by subject matter into different numbered chapters. Click here to look at Florida Statutes. Rules of Court Procedure: Different case types are governed by different rules of procedure.

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Resource Library

Details: In homes where serious animal abuse has occurred, there is an increased probability that some other type of family violence is also happening. As of last year, 32 states, including D.C. and Puerto Rico, have enacted laws that include pets in domestic violence protection orders.

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COVID-19 Information and Updates

Details: June 08, 2021. On June 4, AOSC20-17: COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols and Emergency Operational Measures for Florida Appellate and Trial Courts was issued by Chief Justice Charles Canady. This latest statewide emergency order allows courts around Florida to lift the previous requirements to wear masks and distance from others while in courtrooms during proceedings.

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Child Support Guidelines Worksheet

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Mediation in Florida

Details: If your mediation is court-ordered or conducted by a certified mediator, there are laws and rules which require confidentiality. (See the Mediation Confidentiality and Privilege Act, sections 44.401 – 44.406, Florida Statutes). The Act always applies if the mediation is court-ordered, but the act will also apply in a non-court ordered

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HUMAN TRAFFICKING OVERVIEW

Details: civil relief under labor laws, tort law, contracts and have also successfully sued under homeowners’ policies: this is particularly relevant for people who have been trafficked into domestic servitude. Section 772.104, F.S. also provides for a civil remedy against traffickers.

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Family Court Tool Kit: The Basics

Details: This tool kit contains basic information about Florida’s family court. It includes: a timeline of significant family court events; a listing of case types that comprise Florida’s family court; guiding principles; descriptions of the ten core components; information about the one family/ one judge model and noted benefits of the model

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FLORIDA, FIREARMS, AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: A QUICK

Details: 1-54 FLORIDA, FIREARMS, AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: A QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE TO FIREARM LAWS IN FLORIDA (MARCH 2017) DEFINITIONS Firearm means any weapon (including a starter gun) which will, is designed to, or may readily be converted to expel a …

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Family Rules of Procedure

Details: 6 12.904 (a) petition for support unconnected with dissolution of marriage with dependent or minor child(ren) (b) petition for support unconnected with dissolution of marriage

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HANDBOOK FOR GUARDIANS

Details: laws and rules. The judge has also taken an oath to enforce the laws and to fulfill his/her responsibilities, and the judge will seek to do so. The judge did not and does not make the laws but has the duty to enforce and interpret them. The judge and court staff understand that serving as a guardian for another person is not always an easy task.

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State of Florida

Details: Chapter 20-61, section 3, Laws of Florida (amending section 26.012(1) and repealing section 924.08 to remove circuit court jurisdiction over the majority of the appeals of county cour t orders or judgments and vesting jurisdiction of those appeals in the district courts of appeal). Thus, we have jurisdiction.

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FIVE FEDERAL LAWS AND THE NATIONAL COMPACT Indian …

Details: FIVE FEDERAL LAWS AND THE NATIONAL COMPACT Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) The Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 was enacted due to the disproportionate percentage of Indian children who were removed from their homes along with the perceived failure of states to recognize tribal relations and the prevailing cultural and social standards in Indian

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GENERAL LEGAL ISSUES Human Trafficking

Details: Trafficking survivors also have rights of civil relief under labor laws, tort law, contracts and have also successfully sued under homeowners’ policies: this is particularly relevant for people who have been trafficked into domestic servitude. Section 772.104, F.S. also provides for …

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Florida Firearms Legal Summary for Domestic Violence Cases

Details: FLORIDA FIREARMS LEGAL SUMMARY. FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CASES. STATE AND FEDERAL FIREARMS LAWS. Federal Law: 18 U.S.C. §922(g)(8): It is unlawful for a person who has a Protection Order (Florida’s Final Judgment of Injunction for Protection Against Domestic Violence meets federal definition of “Protection Order”) in effect against him/her to possess a firearm and/or …

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Frequently Asked Questions for the Drive Legal Program

Details: New laws and statutes are created and implemented, annually, which could potentially affect the amount of Driving While License Suspended and No Valid Driver’s License cases filed. In 1991, approximately 60,000 Driving While License Suspended violations, the largest portion of criminal traffic misdemeanor cases statewide, were filed in Miami

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Family Information & Forms

Details: The courts are an independent branch of government constitutionally entrusted with the fair and just resolution of disputes to protect the rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States and the State of Florida.

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FLORIDA TRAFFIC-RELATED APPELLATE OPINIONS

Details: because the implied consent laws were not implicated, the troopers were not required to inform defendants about provisions of implied consent. The district court held that Chu could be easily distinguished, although its holding likely sweeps too broadly. The …

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Silvertooth Judicial Center

Details: The courts are an independent branch of government constitutionally entrusted with the fair and just resolution of disputes to protect the rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States and the State of Florida.

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State of Florida EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION

Details: a. veteran with a service-connected disability who is eligible for or receiving compensation, disability retirement, or pension under public laws admin A - istered by the U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs and the Department of Defense. [section 295.07(1)(a), F.S.] b.

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Homeowners & Tenants

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Pro Se Representation in Court

Details: Civil law is a very complex area of the law. There are hundreds of volumes of case law which have been published by the appellate courts of Florida, as well as statutes and court rules, including rules of evidence. You will be expected to know and follow these laws and rules of procedure as your case moves through the system.

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Before Filing Legal Papers

Details: Family law is a very complex area of the law. There are hundreds of volumes of case law which have been published by the appellate courts of Florida, as well as statutes and court rules, including rules of evidence. You will be expected to know and follow these laws and rules of procedure as your case moves through the system.

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UNIFORM GUARDIANSHIP AND PROTECTIVE PROCEEDINGS …

Details: 6 by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws in 1997. It may be 7 enacted either as a free-standing Act or as part of the Uniform Probate Code (UPC). States 8 enacting the Act as part of the UPC should consult Article V of the UPC for the official text of 9 the Act as conformed to the Code’s definitions and general

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LEGAL OUTLINE (MARCH 2017)

Details: the laws of this state. § 784.041(2)(a). Felony battery and domestic battery by strangulation are a third degree felony and punishable as set out above as provided in §§ 775.082, 775.083, or 775.084. See also section (f) above.

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RULE 5.905. FORM FOR PETITION, NOTICE, AND ORDER FOR

Details: laws of the State of Florida to act as guardian advocate of the person of respondent. The proposed co-guardian advocate is not a professional guardian. The relationship of the proposed co-guardian advocate with the providers of health care services, residential services, or other services to the respondent is (if none, indicate: NONE):

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Probate & Guardianship Division

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AMICUS BRIEF OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF …

Details: Chapter 2016- 219, Laws of Florida (the “Amendments”). The amicus submitting this brief, the National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators (“NAUPA”), has a significant interest in the nationwide administration of state unclaimed property laws, including those pertaining to …

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FLORIDA S CHILD SUPPORT BENCHBOOK INCOME …

Details: 1 FLORIDA’S CHILD SUPPORT BENCHBOOK INCOME WITHOLDING FORM OVERVIEW Non-Title IV-D cases: To be compliant with State and Federal law, four forms -- 12.996(a), 12.996(b), 12.996(d), and Federal Form OMB 0970-0154 -- should be

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Certification Requirements & Application Information

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07 Probate and Guardianship – Seventeenth Judicial Circuit

Details: According to the Florida Rules of Court Probate Rule 5.030, to obtain guardianship of a minor or of an adult suffering from the infirmities of aging or other person who has reached the age of majority, you must hire an attorney—guardian advocacy under Florida Statute 393.12 pertaining to the developmentally disabled is the exception to this rule.

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GUARDIAN AD LITEM ISSUES

Details: GUARDIAN AD LITEM ISSUES Background & Analysis: A guardian ad litem (AL) “is appointed by the court to represent the best interests of a child in a [legal] proceeding.” §39.820, lorida Statutes.

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Pro Bono Services Available in Florida

Details: To help students become more knowledgeable about the laws affecting those 18 and older, the Law Related Education Committee of The Florida Bar devised the #Just Adulting mobile app to educate Florida’s high-school seniors about their legal rights, responsibilities, and obligations. The app covers a variety of legal topics, such as signing

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Executive Summary (Baker Act Effects

Details: patients and the responsibilities of those charged with carrying out the laws were being properly observed. There were several important reasons for studying the processing of cases involving vulnerable elders in Florida. Florida is the fourth largest state in …

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OSCA/OCI’S CASE LAW UPDATE SEPTEMBER 2017

Details: Beckman v. State, __ So. 3d __, 2017 WL 3879292 (Fla. 3d DCA 2017). AFFIRMED. Beckman, the defendant below, appeals his conviction and sentence for first degree premeditated murder,

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Supreme Court of Florida

Details: See ch. 2019-58, § 9, Laws of Fla. (amending § 34.01, Fla. Stat. (2018)). 7. See Work Group Recommendations at 6. 8. All comments must be filed with the Court on or before January 28, 2020, with a certificate of service verifying that a copy has been served on the Committee Chairs, Ardith Michelle Bronson, Chair, Civil Procedure Rules

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Family Self Help (Pro Se) Program

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Immobilization & Impoundment Agencies

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