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2010 Florida Statutes

F.S. 39.824

Procedures and jurisdiction.


The Supreme Court is requested to adopt rules of juvenile procedure by October 1, 1989, to implement this part. All procedures, including petitions, pleadings, subpoenas, summonses, and hearings in cases for the appointment of a guardian advocate shall be according to the Florida Rules of Juvenile Procedure unless otherwise provided by law.


The circuit court shall have exclusive original jurisdiction of a proceeding in which appointment of a guardian advocate is sought. The court shall retain jurisdiction over a child for whom a guardian advocate is appointed until specifically relinquished by court order.


s. 2, ch. 89-345; s. 105, ch. 98-403.


Former s. 415.5083.