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2020 Florida Statutes

F.S. 751.011
751.011 Definitions.As used in this chapter, the term:
(1) “Concurrent custody” means that an eligible extended family member is awarded custodial rights to care for a child concurrently with the child’s parent or parents.
(2) “Extended family member” means a person who is:
(a) A relative of a minor child within the third degree by blood or marriage to the parent;
(b) The stepparent of a minor child if the stepparent is currently married to the parent of the child and is not a party in a pending dissolution, separate maintenance, domestic violence, or other civil or criminal proceeding in any court of competent jurisdiction involving one or both of the child’s parents as an adverse party; or
(c) An individual who qualifies as “fictive kin” as defined in s. 39.01.
History.s. 2, ch. 93-104; s. 4, ch. 96-305; s. 2, ch. 2006-167; s. 3, ch. 2010-30; s. 2, ch. 2020-146.