IN THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA
Administrative Order No.: 2019-001
ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER APPROVING FAMILY LAW SELF-HELP FORM FOR PETITION TO ESTABLISH PARENTING PLAN WITH TIME-SHARING SCHEDULE WITH MINOR CHILD(REN) OF PARENTS WHO WERE NEVER MARRIED
WHEREAS, § 409.25633, Florida Statutes, titled “Title IV-D Standard Parenting Time Plans,” became effective January 1, 2018;
WHEREAS, subsections (4) and (7) specifically require that the Department of Revenue (DOR) create and provide a form for a petition to establish a parenting plan for parents who have never been married and who have not agreed on a parenting time-sharing schedule at the time of the child support administrative hearing;
WHEREAS, subsection (4) directs DOR to refer the parents to a court of appropriate jurisdiction for the establishment of a parenting plan with a time-sharing schedule; and
WHEREAS, a policy is needed locally to adopt uniform procedures and to ensure that all parties adhere to the statutory requirements for establishing parental responsibility and a parenting plan with a time-sharing schedule for minor child(ren) of parents who have never been married but where paternity has been previously established by a court of appropriate jurisdiction.
It is therefore ORDERED:
DONE AND ORDERED in Columbia County, Florida on February , 2019.
WESLEY R. DOUGLAS, CHIEF JUDGE
Third Judicial Circuit
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