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Legal Statutes: Florida

UPDATED July 16, 2017

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Part I. General Provisions

back to top61.10. Adjudication of obligation to support spouse or minor child unconnected with dissolution; parenting plan

Except when relief is afforded by some other pending civil action or proceeding, a spouse residing in this state apart from his or her spouse and minor child, whether or not such separation is through his or her fault, may obtain an adjudication of obligation to maintain the spouse and minor child, if any. The court shall adjudicate his or her financial obligations to the spouse and child and shall establish the parenting plan for the parties. Such an action does not preclude either party from maintaining any other proceeding under this chapter for other or additional relief at any time.
Laws 1961, c. 61-112, § 1; Fla.St.1965, § 65.101; Laws 1967, c. 67-254, § 16; Laws 1971, c. 71-241, § 12; Laws 1986, c. 86-220, § 117; Laws 1995, c. 95-147, § 321. Amended by Laws 2008, c. 2008-61, § 5, eff. Oct. 1, 2008.