Fla. Stat. § 751.011

Current through Chapter 57 of the 2024 Legislative Session
Section 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.

Fla. Stat. § 751.011

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.
Amended by 2020 Fla. Laws, ch. 146, s 2, eff. 7/1/2020.