1998 Florida Code
TITLE VI CIVIL PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE
Chapter 61 Dissolution Of Marriage; Support; Custody  
61.09   Alimony and child support unconnected with dissolution.

61.09  Alimony and child support unconnected with dissolution.--If a person having the ability to contribute to the maintenance of his or her spouse and support of his or her minor child fails to do so, the spouse who is not receiving support or who has custody of the child or with whom the child has primary residence may apply to the court for alimony and for support for the child without seeking dissolution of marriage, and the court shall enter an order as it deems just and proper.

History.--ss. 1, 2, ch. 3581, 1885; RS 1485; GS 1933; RGS 3196; CGL 4988; s. 2, ch. 29737, 1955; s. 1, ch. 65-498; s. 16, ch. 67-254; s. 11, ch. 71-241; s. 116, ch. 86-220; s. 320, ch. 95-147.

Note.--Former s. 65.09.

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