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Florida Rules of Procedure

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Florida Rules of Appellate Procedure; October 1, 2017

Florida Rules of Civil Procedure; updated July 2, 2018

Florida Rules of Criminal Procedure; updated May 10, 2018

Historic Rules/Forms 3.988, 3.990, 3.991, and 3.992.

Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure updated August 7, 2018

Florida Rules of Judicial Administration; updated July 1, 2018

Florida Rules of Juvenile Procedure; updated July 19, 2018

Florida Probate Rules; updated September 27, 2017

Florida Small Claims Rules; updated January 1, 2017

Florida Rules of Traffic Court; updated January 1, 2016

Florida Supreme Court Standards for Electronic Access to the Courts provides guidance and specific technical information about court document filings.
Florida Rules for Certification and Regulation of Spoken Language Court Interpreters

Florida Rules of Civil Procedure for Involuntary Commitment of Sexually Violent Predators


Proposed Court Rule Amendments (Submit Comments)

 

FAMILY LAW RULES COMMITTEE
OUT-OF-CYCLE AMENDMENT

The Family Law Rules Committee invites comments on the proposed rule amendment to delete Form 12.996(d) anticipated to be filed in an out-of-cycle report. Read the full text of the Family Law Proposed Rule Amendment 12.996d Deletion.

Interested persons have until October 15, 2018, to submit any comments, electronically, to Maria Liliana Obradovich, Chair of the Family Law Rules Committee, at [email protected], and to The Florida Bar staff liaison, Mikalla Davis, at [email protected].

Rule Vote Explanation
Form 12.996(d). 23-0-0 Deletes Form 12.996(d) in response to amendments made to Form 12.996(a). The amendments previously made to Form 12.996(a) were in response to the Florida Supreme Court’s referral requesting that the Committee adopt an approach to address the confusion with respect to the existing federal and Florida income deduction order and notices. The Committee recommends deleting Form 12.996 (d) as the  proposed amendments to 12.996 (a) include Form 12.996(d).

FLORIDA PROBATE LAW RULES COMMITTEE

The Florida Probate Rules Committee invites comments on the proposed rule amendments anticipated to be included in the Committee’s regular-cycle report. The Florida Probate Rules Committee Additional Amendments 2019 Regular-Cycle Report is available for review. Interested persons have until October 15, 2018, to submit any comments, electronically, to the Co-Chairs of the Florida Probate Rules Committee, Theodore Stanley Kypreos and Cristina Papanikos, at [email protected] and [email protected], and to The Florida Bar staff liaison, Heather Telfer, at [email protected].

Rule Vote Explanation
Rule 5.200 27–0 Subdivision (e) amended to require a statement identifying any other person who has equal or higher preference than the petitioner for the appointment of a personal representative under section 733.301, Florida Statutes. Subdivision (k) amended to require a statement of the specific facts that show the petitioner’s qualifications to serve as personal representative under sections 733.303 and 733.304, Florida Statutes.

Guidelines for Rules Submissions

Supreme Court Guidelines for Rules Submissions


Rules of Court Procedure Opinions

Florida Supreme Court opinions

Florida Standard Jury Instructions

Standard Jury Instructions in Criminal Cases 1970