§ 683.01 Legal holidays
§ 683.02 Meaning of term “legal holidays” as used in contracts.
§ 683.04 Arbor Day
§ 683.05 Pan-American Day
§ 683.06 Pascua Florida Day
§ 683.08 Gasparilla Day, legal holiday in Hillsborough County
§ 683.09 DeSoto Day, legal holiday in Manatee County
§ 683.10 Grandparents’ and Family Caregivers’ Day.
§ 683.11 Law Enforcement Appreciation Month
§ 683.115 Law Enforcement Memorial Day
§ 683.12 Parade Day, Hillsborough County
§ 683.13 State observance of national day of mourning
§ 683.14 Patriots’ Day.
§ 683.145 I Am An American Day
§ 683.1455 American Founders’ Month.
§ 683.146 Purple Heart Day
§ 683.147 Medal of Honor Day
§ 683.15 Teacher’s Day.
§ 683.16 Retired Teachers’ Day.
§ 683.17 Parents’ and Children’s Day.
§ 683.18 Save the Florida Panther Day
§ 683.185 Everglades Day
§ 683.19 Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, and Good Friday; designation as legal holiday by chief circuit judges
§ 683.195 Florida Jewish History Month
§ 683.21 Juneteenth Day
§ 683.22 Law Day and Law Week
§ 683.23 Florida Missing Children’s Day.
§ 683.231 Citizen support organization for Florida Missing Children’s Day.
§ 683.24 Florida Alzheimer’s Disease Day.
§ 683.25 Bill of Rights Day
§ 683.26 Ronald Reagan Day
§ 683.325 Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day.
§ 683.33 Three Kings Day
§ 683.331 Child Welfare Professionals Recognition Day
§ 683.332 Ronshay Dugans Act
§ 683.333 Foster Family Appreciation Week

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 683

  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Bailee: means a person that by a warehouse receipt, bill of lading, or other document of title acknowledges possession of goods and contracts to deliver them. See Florida Statutes 677.102
  • Carrier: means a person that issues a bill of lading. See Florida Statutes 677.102
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • Consignee: means a person named in a bill of lading to which or to whose order the bill promises delivery. See Florida Statutes 677.102
  • Consignor: means a person named in a bill of lading as the person from which the goods have been received for shipment. See Florida Statutes 677.102
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Delivery order: means a record that contains an order to deliver goods directed to a warehouse, carrier, or other person that in the ordinary course of business issues warehouse receipts or bills of lading. See Florida Statutes 677.102
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Good faith: means honesty in fact and the observance of reasonable commercial standards of fair dealing. See Florida Statutes 677.102
  • Goods: means all things that are treated as movable for the purposes of a contract of storage or transportation. See Florida Statutes 677.102
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Issuer: means a bailee who issues a document of title or, in the case of an unaccepted delivery order, the person who orders the possessor of goods to deliver. See Florida Statutes 677.102
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • person: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Person entitled under the document: means the holder, in the case of a negotiable document of title, or the person to which delivery of the goods is to be made by the terms of, or pursuant to instructions in a record under, a nonnegotiable document of title. See Florida Statutes 677.102
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Shipper: means a person that enters into a contract of transportation with a carrier. See Florida Statutes 677.102
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • Warehouse: means a person engaged in the business of storing goods for hire. See Florida Statutes 677.102
  • writing: includes handwriting, printing, typewriting, and all other methods and means of forming letters and characters upon paper, stone, wood, or other materials. See Florida Statutes 88.6011