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The 2010 Florida Statutes(including Special Session A)

Title VI
Chapter 88
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F.S. 88.4011
88.4011 Petition to establish support order.
(1) If a support order entitled to recognition under this act has not been issued, a responding tribunal of this state may issue a support order if:
(a) The individual seeking the order resides in another state; or
(b) The support enforcement agency seeking the order is located in another state.
(2) The tribunal may issue a temporary child support order if:
(a) The respondent has signed a verified statement acknowledging parentage;
(b) The respondent has been determined by or pursuant to law to be the parent; or
(c) There is other clear and convincing evidence that the respondent is the child’s parent.
(3) Upon finding, after notice and opportunity to be heard, that an obligor owes a duty of support, the tribunal shall issue a support order directed to the obligor and may issue other orders pursuant to s. 88.3051.
History.s. 4, ch. 96-189.

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