Terms Used In Florida Statutes 39.902

  • Family: means a collective body of persons, consisting of a child and a parent, legal custodian, or adult relative, in which:
    (a) The persons reside in the same house or living unit; or
    (b) The parent, legal custodian, or adult relative has a legal responsibility by blood, marriage, or court order to support or care for the child. See Florida Statutes 1001.38
As used in this part, the term:

(1) “Coalition” means the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
(2) “Domestic violence” has the meaning set forth in s. 741.28.
(3) “Domestic violence center” means an agency that provides services to victims of domestic violence, as its primary mission.
(4) “Family or household member” has the meaning set forth in s. 741.28.