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The 2010 Florida Statutes(including Special Session A)

Title VI
CIVIL PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE
Chapter 88
UNIFORM INTERSTATE FAMILY SUPPORT ACT
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F.S. 88.2061
88.2061 Enforcement and modification of support order by tribunal having continuing jurisdiction.
(1) A tribunal of this state may serve as an initiating tribunal to request a tribunal of another state to enforce or modify a support order issued in that state.
(2) A tribunal of this state having continuing exclusive jurisdiction over a support order may act as a responding tribunal to enforce or modify the order. If a party subject to the continuing exclusive jurisdiction of the tribunal no longer resides in the issuing state, in subsequent proceedings the tribunal may apply s. 88.3161 (special rules of evidence and procedure) to receive evidence from another state and s. 88.3181 (assistance with discovery) to obtain discovery through a tribunal of another state.
(3) A tribunal of this state which lacks continuing exclusive jurisdiction over a spousal support order may not serve as a responding tribunal to modify a spousal support order of another state.
History.s. 2, ch. 96-189.
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