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The 2008 Florida Statutes

Title V
JUDICIAL BRANCH
Chapter 39
PROCEEDINGS RELATING TO CHILDREN
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Chapter 39, Part XI, Florida Statutes 2008

PART XI

TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS

39.801  Procedures and jurisdiction; notice; service of process.

39.802  Petition for termination of parental rights; filing; elements.

39.803  Identity or location of parent unknown after filing of termination of parental rights petition; special procedures.

39.804  Penalties for false statements of paternity.

39.805  No answer required.

39.8055  Requirement to file a petition to terminate parental rights; exceptions.

39.806  Grounds for termination of parental rights.

39.807  Right to counsel; guardian ad litem.

39.808  Advisory hearing; pretrial status conference.

39.809  Adjudicatory hearing.

39.810  Manifest best interests of the child.

39.811  Powers of disposition; order of disposition.

39.812  Postdisposition relief; petition for adoption.

39.813  Continuing jurisdiction.

39.814  Oaths, records, and confidential information.

39.815  Appeal.

39.816  Authorization for pilot and demonstration projects.

39.817  Foster care privatization demonstration pilot project.