2001 Florida Code
TITLE VI Civil Practice And Procedure
Chapter 63 Adoption  

63.012 Short title.
63.022 Legislative intent.
63.032 Definitions.
63.037 Proceedings applicable to cases resulting from a termination of parental rights under chapter 39.
63.039 Duty of adoption entity to prospective adoptive parents; sanctions.
63.042 Who may be adopted; who may adopt.
63.0423 Procedures with respect to abandoned newborns.
63.0425 Grandparent's right to adopt.
63.0427 Adopted minor's right to continued communication or contact with siblings.
63.043 Mandatory screening or testing for sickle-cell trait prohibited.
63.052 Guardians designated; proof of commitment.
63.062 Persons required to consent to adoption; affidavit of nonpaternity; waiver of venue.
63.082 Execution of consent to adoption or affidavit of nonpaternity; family social and medical history; withdrawal of consent.
63.085 Disclosure by adoption entity.
63.087 Proceeding to terminate parental rights pending adoption; general provisions.
63.088 Proceeding to terminate parental rights pending adoption; notice and service; diligent search.
63.089 Proceeding to terminate parental rights pending adoption; hearing; grounds; dismissal of petition; judgment.
63.092 Report to the court of intended placement by an adoption entity; at-risk placement; preliminary study.
63.097 Fees.
63.102 Filing of petition for adoption or declaratory statement; venue; proceeding for approval of fees and costs.
63.112 Petition for adoption; description; report or recommendation, exceptions; mailing.
63.122 Notice of hearing on petition.
63.125 Final home investigation.
63.132 Affidavit of expenses and receipts.
63.135 Information under oath to be submitted to the court.
63.142 Hearing; judgment of adoption.
63.152 Application for new birth record.
63.162 Hearings and records in adoption proceedings; confidential nature.
63.165 State registry of adoption information; duty to inform and explain.
63.167 State adoption information center.
63.172 Effect of judgment of adoption.
63.182 Statute of repose.
63.185 Residency requirement.
63.192 Recognition of foreign judgment affecting adoption.
63.202 Authority to license; adoption of rules.
63.207 Out-of-state placement.
63.212 Prohibited acts; penalties for violation; preplanned adoption agreement.
63.219 Sanctions.
63.222 Effect on prior adoption proceedings.
63.232 Duty of person adopting.
63.2325 Conditions for revocation of a consent to adoption or affidavit of nonpaternity.
63.233 Rulemaking authority.
63.235 Petitions filed before October 1, 2001; governing law.

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