Adoption, Paternity, And Other Florida Family Practice

An important resource on Florida family law, this volume covers adoption, paternity, rights of minors, temporary custody proceedings, and change of name.

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Adoption, Paternity, and Other Florida Family Practice covers areas of marital and family law beyond dissolution of marriage, including adoption, paternity, rights and disabilities of minors, temporary custody proceedings, and change of name, and complements the other manuals in The Florida Bar's family law series.

Highlights of the Fourteenth Edition include:

  • Updated rules, statutes, and recent case law.
  • New forms, including an Emergency Verified Motion for Child Pick-up Order, and a form for Order Appointing GAL.
  • Updated material on the definition of kin, DNA testing, and minors and abortion consent, and new online resources pertaining to military service.
  • New section on intervention in adoption proceedings.
  • Rewrites of the chapters on Adoption and Effects of Military Service.
  • Rewrites of sections on the homestead exemption and head of family exemption, tort immunity, and domestic partnerships.
  • Elaboration on interspousal confidential communications, consent requirements in concurrent custody proceedings, modification or termination of custody orders, jurisdictional exceptions in dependency proceedings, modification of child support, parental control of children, DCF's authority to consent to medical care of minors, agreements for support among cohabitants, constructive trusts in the context of cohabitation, and alimony in the context of cohabitation.
  • Clarification of terms and case descriptions.

Visit our Family Law website for a complete list of The Bar's Family Law related titles.

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The 13th Edition ISBN was 9781522187394.

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Table of contents

 Chapter 1  Marriage
Robert Stone Jeffrey

Chapter 2  Adoption
Stephen H. Price

Chapter 3  Temporary And Concurrent Custody Of Children
Hon. Gary P. Flower

Chapter 4  Paternity
Elizabeth M. Edwards

Chapter 5  Birth Establishment
Robert Stone Jeffrey

Chapter 6  Change Of Name
Gary P. Flower

Chapter 7  Rights, Disabilities, And Property Of Minors
Sarah J. Campbell

Chapter 8  Effects Of Military Service
Laura M. Arcaro, Timothy Lee Arcaro

Chapter 9  Surrogacy And Related Matters
Mary K. Wimsett

Chapter 10  Interspousal Tort Liability
Ashley Elizabeth Taylor

Chapter 11  Cohabitation
Robert Stone Jeffrey

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