HB 845: Jurisdiction for Guardianship Proceedings
GENERAL BILL by Koster
Jurisdiction for Guardianship Proceedings; Creates "Florida Guardianship Jurisdiction Act"; provides that foreign country is to be treated as state; authorizes court of this state to communicate with court of another state & to make certain requests; provides witness located in another state may be deposed or testify by certain means; provides factors for court to consider when determining significant connection with another state; provides when court has exclusive & continuing jurisdiction over proceeding & when court can decline jurisdiction; provides rules for when petition for appointment of guardian is filed in this state & another state; provides for transfer of guardianship.
Last Action: 3/14/2022 House - Died in Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee
• Referred to Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Now in Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee
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