CHILD v. STATE OF FLORIDA

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District Court of Appeal of Florida, Fifth District.

K.M.W., A CHILD, Appellant, v. STATE OF FLORIDA, Appellee.

Case No. 5D17-1735

Decided: January 12, 2018

James S. Purdy, Public Defender, and Kristen D. Dukes, Assistant Public Defender, Daytona Beach, for Appellant. Pamela Jo Bondi, Attorney General, Tallahassee, and Allison L. Morris, Assistant Attorney General, Daytona Beach, for Appellee.

AFFIRMED. See D.R. v. State, 178 So. 3d 478, 482 (Fla. 4th DCA 2015) (holding that explaining trial court's reasons for departure from DJJ recommendation is not required for court's initial decision of whether to commit juvenile even when DJJ recommends probation; findings are required only when court departs from recommended restrictiveness level of commitment); see also D.G. v. State, 170 So. 3d 1, 3-4 (Fla. 2d DCA 2015); J.B.S. v. State, 90 So. 3d 961, 967 (Fla. 1st DCA 2012).

PER CURIAM.

EVANDER, BERGER and EDWARDS, JJ., concur.

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