2010 Florida Statutes
Limited immunity of petitioner.
Limited immunity of petitioner.—
Participation by a petitioner in a proceeding before a responding tribunal, whether in person, by private attorney, or through services provided by the support enforcement agency, does not confer personal jurisdiction over the petitioner in another proceeding.
A petitioner is not amenable to service of civil process while physically present in this state to participate in a proceeding under this act.
The immunity granted by this section does not extend to civil litigation based on acts unrelated to a proceeding under this act committed by a party while present in this state to participate in the proceeding.
s. 3, ch. 96-189.