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2012 Florida Statutes

F.S. 727.110
727.110 Actions by assignee and other parties in interest.
(1) All matters requiring court authorization under this chapter shall be brought by motion, except for the following matters, which shall be brought by supplemental proceeding, as provided in subsection (2):
(a) An action by the assignee to recover money or other assets of the estate;
(b) An action by the assignee to determine the validity, priority, or extent of a lien or other interest in property or to subordinate or avoid an unperfected security interest under s. 727.109(8)(b); and
(c) An action by the assignee to avoid any conveyance or transfer void or voidable by law under s. 727.109(8)(c).
(2) A supplemental proceeding is an action of the type designated in paragraphs (1)(a), (b), and (c) and shall be brought as follows:
(a) The Florida Rules of Civil Procedure shall apply to supplemental proceedings, except where inconsistent with the provisions of this chapter.
(b) The clerk of the court shall docket a supplemental proceeding under both the same case number assigned to the original petition filed by the assignee pursuant to s. 727.104 and a separate supplemental proceeding number, and shall assign such supplemental proceeding to the same division and judge assigned to the main case.
(c) All pleadings and other papers filed in a supplemental proceeding shall contain a separate subcaption and the supplemental proceeding number in addition to the caption and case number applicable to the main case.
History.s. 10, ch. 87-174; s. 8, ch. 2007-185.