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Naming of persons subject to proceedings.
F.S. 392.545
392.545 Naming of persons subject to proceedings.
(1) When requesting an order from a circuit court under the provisions of s. 392.55, s. 392.56, or s. 392.57, the department shall substitute a pseudonym for the true name of the person to whom the order pertains. The actual name of the person shall be revealed to the court only in camera, and the court shall seal such name from further revelation.
(2) All court decisions, orders, petitions, and other formal documents shall be styled in a manner to protect the name of the person from public disclosure.
(3) The department, its authorized representatives, the court, and other parties to the lawsuit shall not reveal the name of any person subject to these proceedings except as permitted in s. 392.65. Such information is exempt from s. 119.07(1).
History.s. 1, ch. 88-389; s. 1, ch. 88-398; s. 12, ch. 90-344; s. 204, ch. 96-406.