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how to stop a change of venue

by Leeshawn
(sarasota, fl)

I need to petition the court to keep the current judge of over 2 years in a child custody/parenting plan case. I want to stop the change of venue as it is critical that the same judge, fully knowing the case stay involved.

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conducting a deposition

by walter
(boca raton, florida)

I am a pro se plaintiff who has obtained a judgment against the defendant. Can I conduct a discovery in aid of execution deposition on a third party who I believe holds assets belonging to the judgment debtor.

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form for modifying a divorce decree

by Tonya
(Cape Coral, FL, Lee County)

I need information regarding asking for the judge to modify specific wording in my divorce decree. I am pro se, my ex-husband has an attorney.

I filed for divorce in July 2009. From 1996 to 2008 my husband and I filed joint tax returns. We also had unpaid back taxes through 2008. The divorce decree stated that my ex husband, "Chris", was to pay all joint taxes owed through 2008.

2008 taxes were prepared in 2010 (before the divorce trial). "Chris" paid for their preparation. I picked the completed forms up from our accountant, signed them, then they were given to "Chris" to sign and mail to the IRS. I just found out that he actually DID NOT file these with the IRS. He went, unbeknownst to me, and had prepared and filed separate tax returns for 2008.

I am in the process of compelling his 2008 tax returns. He was supposed to produce these with a Mandatory Disclosure. 2008 tax returns weren't included. But since I thought his copy was the same as mine, I assumed that, since I had the same copy as he did, he felt he didn't need to send them with the other documentation.

Is there a form for modifying/amending the divorce decree so that I can have the wording changed from "Chris" being responsible for all JOINT tax debt through 2008 to "Chris" being responsible for ALL tax debt through 2008?

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Request dismissal and respond to a motion for contempt

by Valeria
(Tampa, fl)

My ex-husband filed a motion for contempt against me claiming I deny him visitation of our child, which is untrue as he's the one who failed to exercise any visitation.
Additionally, he has not served me this motion, so I would like to file a motion to dismiss on grounds of insufficient service of process and also respond to his claims.
Can I do both on the same document? I could not find a specific for for this, is it something that needs to be custom written?
Can you help with that? Thanks!

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Financial Affidavit

by Jake
(Polk County)

Where can I find a Florida financial affidavit long form? What is the difference between the long form and the short form? I'm getting divorced, and there are no children, no property, nothing. We split up everything last year when we split up. Why do I have to file a financial affidavit at all?

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Motion to take Parenting Class online.

by Shelly
(Charleston, SC)

I'm looking for a motion to take a parenting class online. I've searched all over for it, and I can't find it anywhere. I asked the clerk of court where to find it and she told me to hire an attorney. I'm almost finished with everything (I think). We've been to mediation already, and we don't have any disagreements that we can't work out. We just want to finalize this divorce and move on. I've already moved out of state (with his permission of course) so its not possible for me to come back to Florida to take the parenting class face to face. Can you point me in the right direction?

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HOW DO YOU SERVE SOMEONE?

by SHANNON
(WINTER SPRINGS,FL. USA)

I WANT TO SERVE MY HUSBAND DIVORCE PAPERS AND I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO? WE LIVE IN TWO SEPARATE COUNTIES.

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What is the proper wording and format for requesting a pre-trial conference?

How is it titled; "Motion for", "Notice of (or for)? Also am I requesting the "Court" or "this hororable court", "This Honorable Court", "THIS HONORABLE COURT" or other? Is there any other information that needs to be provided? I understand to include a certificate of service etc. This is Flagler County so as I understand it, I just need to make a motion and the Judicial Assistant will handle the scheduling and coordination with defense counsel. Where to find a format would be great as I could not find it online or in the "Rule of Florida Court".

Thank You

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Floirda statute requireing clerks of the court to provide "ministerial service"

by Mark Peterson
(Monroe County Florida)

I'm trying to find the statute that requires clerks to provide "ministerial services", IE: directing Pro Se litigants to the correct forms, verifying they are in the correct format, etc. The clerks here refuse to give any assistance.

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Declaration of Domicile

by Joe T.
(Duval)

Where can I find a "Declaration of Domicile"? I'm in Duval County. Thank you for your help.

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Who can translate a legal document?

I need my foreign birth certificate translated for immigration. I was born in Iran, but grew up in Germany, and I've applied for a green card. My wife is American. I received a letter back from USCIS that says I have to have the birth certificate translated. Are there "legal" translators? Or can anyone who can do it, allowed to? I mean is there some special certification? I tried to call the USCIS site to find out, but I gave up.

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Request For Action

by Juan Rivera
(Casselberry, FL)

My wife filed for divorce in Seminole County, FL, we agreed on everything and filed pro se. Now, since she is the petitioner she has to turn in a form called From A or Request for Action so the court moves forward with the process. She's been dragging her feet with this paper I was wondering if I, as a respondent, can fill this paper out to move on with the process and get it done? All documents are turned in the only thing missing to move forward with it is that form.

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motion for continuance

I need Motion for Continuance form for dissolution of marriage.

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Financial Affidavit

by Gregg H.
(Ft. Lauderdale, FL)

I need to get divorced as soon as possible.  My wife and I have a lot of valuables and assets that we need to divide up.  I called the Broward county clerk of courts and they told me that I would need to file a family law financial affidavit to split up the things between me and my soon to be ex.  Do you know where I can download one that I can fill out online for free? Thank you ahead of time.

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Affidavit of Corroborating Witness


(Florida)

Hello,
The clerk of court told me I have to file an Affidavit of Corroborating Witness. I have lived in Florida for three years, why do I have to do that?

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withdraw a contempt of court filing

by wesley
(orange co., fl.)

Issues in contempt of court filing have been satisfied and I need to withdraw the filing.

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Regarding Court Date and Motions

by Eric
(Manatee County, FL)

How long does it usually take to get a court date when filing a motion to modify probation payments to community service?

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Define "month"


(Florida, USA)

The Florida Statutes refer to time or periods in "months" yet does not define same.
Is this a "calendar month" or 'Lunar Month" ?

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Subpoena duces Tecum

by Eva
(Miami, FL, USA)

Can a pro se litigant swear out a subpoena without having the clerk stamp it? What is the procedure for a pro se litigant sending out subpeanas?

Dear Eva,
We are not attorneys, and do not provide legal advice. However, we are allowed to explain procedure, forms, etc. As I understand it, the clerk must sign the subpoena. There is a standard form on the Florida Supreme Court's site - www.flcourts.org.

Staff,Faldp

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Documents for a law suit

by Rob
(Port St Lucie, Fl)

I was wondering how I would go about filing a lawsuit against Home-depot for a broken toe injury I sustained in Sept of 2011. This is not a small claims case because, the doctor bills are $3300 and pain & suffering etc is over $5000.
I have had 2 lawyers and both are not interested in pursuing this case because it is not worth enough money for there time.
The case is cut and dry and both lawyers stated getting $9000-$12000 should not be a problem if I do this myself.
Therefore how do I go about filing a lawsuit and how much does it cost?

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Forms to use in response to a 20 day summons on a contract indebtedness civil suit

by Michele
(Brevard County Florida)

I was served with a 20 day summons to respond for a civil suit "contract indebtedness" on a home that was foreclosed on back in 7/2010. if I don't what happens? If I do have to respond, what forms do I need to use in responding?

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Time allotted to deliver documents


(Tampa, Florida)

I filed a Motion for Contempt/Enforcement, among many other forms. However, when scanning and delivering/emailing the documents to opposing council, I forgot to scan/email the Motion for Contempt. It has been 2 weeks before I realized my error. Can I just scan/email now, or must I refile this document and send a copy of the new Motion?

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Motion To Withdraw As Attorney

by tricia
(pensacola,fl)

My attorney filed a Motion to Withdraw, citing flat out lies as reasons. No hearing was set, I never was given the option to sign, or even read the content, and he was granted the motion. How to I file an answer and evidence to his motion?

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Witness subpoena form

by Gary Delaney
(Delray Beach, FL. USA)

Trial appearance subpoena form for Volusia Cty,FL circuit 7, civil 31

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deposition

How do I protect my rights during a deposition when I'm Pro Se in Florida.

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how to complete a answer to supplemental petition form

How do I complete an answer to supplemental petition form?

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Subpoenas

by Karla
(Clearwater,FL)

Can you serve your own subpoenas? Our law enforcement doesn't do it anymore. I'm pro se. And my witness just needs it for work.

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Can an officer of a corporation sue?

by Cynthia
(Orange Park, FL)

I run my business as an LLC. Actually it is almost like a sole proprietorship (just me) but I made it an LLC to protect myself. A customer owes me money and someone told me that since I have an LLC I have to hire an attorney to collect it. It's not hardly worth it, I am only trying to collect $1300.

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what papers should I need to file?

by John
(Ocala, FL)

I have been sent a summons notice to appear for a pretrial conference. Supposedly, the plaintiff is Citibank but I suspect that is a collector pretending to be legal representative of Citybank. I know it is illegal to do that and I would like to what form or papers I need to file to let the court know they are lying?

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What is "Affidavit of Corroborating Witness" for?

Hi,
I bought the divorce packet for Pinellas County, and among other forms that I'm not sure what to do with there is a form called - Affidavit of Corroborating Witness. What is that for? I've lived in Florida most of my life and so has my wife. Do we need to use that form? I don't want to do anything wrong and have to pay the filing fee twice. Thank you.

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sample motion to quash dismiss warrant

sample forms on how to effectively complete a motion to dismiss vacate warrant

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filing a motion for attorney fees

by jer
(brevard)

I am looking for a template and justifications for requesting attorney fees.

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Translation of a Birth Certificate

by Jason
(Cocoa)

My birth certificate is in Spanish. Can I translate it on my own or do I need to get a legal person to assist me? Am I allowed to personally translate any legal forms?

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How much does it cost to file civil contempt in Palm Beach County?

by John
(Palm Beach County AbaCUs)

My x has violated our custody/timeshare agreement because she thinks I called DCF on her and is retaliating by denying me unsupervised time with my daughter, limiting the number of calls per day, and monitoring my communications while on the phone.

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I am searching a form to file a medical negligiance suit

by nancy duan knapp
(st. petersburg florida)

I am searching for a form I can file a civil negligent medical suit.

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Which financial affidavit?

by Josh
(Sanford)

I went to the clerk of court to file my divorce papers and they wouldn't accept them because I did not file a family law financial affidavit. I think I need to file the short form, but I'm not sure. What is the difference between the short form and long form? And where can I find it? Hopefully for free.
Thank you in advance.

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Written response for summons for family court

by Catherine
(Miami, FL)

I need to file a written response to Florida family court.

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Service of Process

by Jason
(Palatka)

Can I serve my ex with divorce papers to her post office box? That is the only address that I have for her, she won't tell me where she's staying.

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which Form to reply with


(Highlands)

What is the family Law form to reply to an Answer back to the Action to Reopening Case for Modification or termination of Alimony?

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stop wage garnishment writ

by Miguel Nieves
(Haines City, fl)

How do I stop wage garnishment?

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Financial Affidavit

by Carol
(Melbourne FL)

I am trying to find the long version of the financial affidavit form.

Thanks.

Carol,
We include the long form in one of our packets on the page titled "Family Law Forms" at this link -

https://www.faldp.org/family-law-forms.html

The entire packet is only $3.99 - an instant download. Or you can go to the Florida Supreme Court's site - www.flcourts.org and download it from there.

STAFF, FALDP

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Establishing Residence


(St. Augustine)

I am in St. Augustine and I am trying to get a homestead exemption. The court told me I need to have proof of where I live. They told me to file a declaration of domicile but I don't know what that is or where to find it. Can you help me out?

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transfer venue

How do I transfer venue from Broward to Palm Beach?

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motion to disslove wage garnishment

looking for template for Motion to dissolve wage garnishment

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Change of jurisdiction from Louisiana to Florida

What forms do I need to request a change of jurisdiction of a finalized divorce and child custody, support, and visitation order from Louisiana to Florida? I now live in Florida, my ex-lives in the Northeast U.S.

Once I have the correct forms, how do I proceed with getting the information filed in court and to have a docket/filing number assigned?

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What’s the procedure in court when the Plaintiff request Motion Hearing to "..bring on to be heard Defendant's opposition before the judge"?


(florida)

FLORIDA - CIVIL COURT. BANK vs . Me and CO-DEFENDANT. COLLECTION ON OVERDRAWN PERSONAL BANK ACCOUNT.

I filed an 'Opposition To Plaintiff’s Voluntary Dismissal As To Co-Defendant Only' after the judge RESERVED RULING FOR 60 DAYS PENDING THE SERVICE ON CO-DEFENDANT and; as a result, the Plaintiff filed Voluntary Dismissal On The Co-Defendant Only. The Co-Defendant is incarcerated for an unrelated case and is indispensable to my case. I'm confused, because I'd think the Plaintiff's Attorney would continue Motion for Summary Judgment regardless of my detailed opposition notice. In any event, WHAT DOES THIS MEAN? WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THE HEARING? AND WHAT TYPE OF INFORMATION DO I NEED TO PRESENT, IF ANY?

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How Do I Change County Courts for My Civil Court Case

How do I move our civil case from Indian River County to our county of Palm Beach Florida?

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motion setting hearing

Do i have to appear for the hearing. I have submitted all paperwork

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Where to depose defendant?

by Lissette
(Miami, Florida)

If the case is filed in one county but the Defendant resides in another, where is depo scheduled.

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What constitutes a timely scheduled hearing on a motion in a divorce?

I filed a petition for divorce. My husband filed a motion to dismiss on day 19 of his 20 days to respond. That was 30 days ago and he has still not scheduled a hearing on his motion. Can I get his motion quashed for failing to schedule a timely hearing? We are both pro se.

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What is the # of the Florida form needed to subpoena asset info?

by Gary White
(Clearwater Florida)

I believe my X wife is receiving widows benefits from social security from her former deceased husband & has not disclosed this info on her financial affidavit. I have a case management with the Judge May 15.

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how to respond to a foreclosure summons in charlotte county, fl

proper form or information on how to respond to foreclosure summons in charlotte county, fl

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How to write a motion to dissolve Writ of garnishment

by Michael
(Tampa, Florida)

Hi...I had a writ of garnishment served on my bank (I am self employed)My checking account is under D.B.A.. I filed a claims of exemption for Head of Household and the hearing is this coming Tuesday. The plaintiff filed an opposition. My bank filed their answer and I just received the answer through the plaintiffs attorney along with a statement stating I must move to dissolve the Writ of garnishment within 20 days if any allegation in the plaintiffs Motion for writ of garnishment is untrue...My question is does anyone know of a sample motion I can use or use as a guideline to write mine? I am going to motion to dissolve on the basis I am Head of Household...any help would be greatly appreciated, I need to file as soon as possible.

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Writ of Replevin

I need to do a writ of replevin for Charlotte County. Can you help me?

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request for hearing

by Zack
(Polk County Florida)

Request for a hearing forms

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I need a writ of attachment executed by judge


(Palm Coast, FL USA)

I need a writ of attachment executed by judge, I have all necessary the paperwork, but how do I get it in front of judge to sign and execute. No one will help me at the court house.

Dear "I Need a Writ",
It depends on what the writ of attachment is for. I'm guessing that it is for attaching property. Here is part of that rule:

Florida Rules of Civil Procedure
RULE 1.570 ENFORCEMENT OF FINAL JUDGMENTS

(a) Money Judgments. Final process to enforce a judgment solely for the payment of money shall be by execution, writ of garnishment, or other appropriate process or proceedings.

(b) Property Recovery. Final process to enforce a judgment for the recovery of property shall be by a writ of possession for real property and by a writ of replevin, distress writ, writ of garnishment, or other appropriate process or proceedings for other property.

Please post more specific information so that someone can give you a better answer.

FALDP Staff

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Help preparing Motion to Vacate in NC

Can you refer me to someone who can advise the proper procedure and documents required to file a motion to vacate a judgment for reason of fraud of an adverse party in a NC Superior Court?

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summons papers for divorce in santa rosa county fl

by mike thibault
(pensacola fl)

Do I need a lawyer to file a written response to the clerk of the court, can I do it myself to get more time to hire a lawyer?

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Change of Venue, Broward County


(Miami)

Hello,
I'm trying to find a form to request a change of venue that I can use in Broward County. My wife filed for divorce in Broward, and we don't live there, neither one of us do. She lives in Palm Beach County, and I live in Miami-Dade. I still don't know why she did that. Thank you for your help.

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motion to dismiss template florida

Where can I find a form or format for a Motion to Dismiss (civil lawsuit) for Florida?

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how to draft a court order to go along with motion to vacate final judgement for void ab inito case?

by geno
(melbourne florida)

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We need more information in order to answer you. We are answering here, because our system will not allow us to post only a headline as a question. Please give more detailed information and one of our staff members, FALDP members, or contributor may be able to answer you.

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The Staff

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reschedule final hearing date

by khalil
(miami-dade, fl, usa)

How does a respondent in a simplified divorce reschedule the final hearing (Miami-Dade County, FL)? It wasn't scheduled 30 days after the file date as was described.

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What form do I use to file a change of jurisdiction from North Carolina to Florida?

by Dwayne
(Pensacola , Fl)

I need to file for a change of Jurisdiction on a custody case from North Carolina to Florida

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DOES THIS DOCUMENT EXIST?


(Jacksonville, Florida, Duval County)

MOTION TO DISMISS FORM - DUVAL COUNTY, FL

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Need form to file a Head of Family exemption from Creditor judgement

by Eileen
(Fort Lauderdale Florida)

Hello,

I live in Broward County Florida. Additionally, I am unemployed and live in a home in foreclosure.

A former attorney who billed me $70,000 in a 7 month period for "hours spent" on winding up voluntarily dissolved corporation ( loaded with debt) and to whom was paid $34,000 on this super ramped up bill back in 2011, recently filed and received a liquidator’s judgment for the remaining portion of the bill. Knowing I am out of work, unemployed and living in a home in foreclosure.

I need to file Head of family as I live with a take care of my 18 year old, 20 year old daughters and 2 month old granddaughter.

I need to file the Florida civil rule procedure form by Wednesday. Additionally, I want to file the head of family exemption as I am actively seeking employment and need the form as well as the affidavit I will need to file with the court showing I did indeed provided the plaintiff (the attorney) with form 1.977.

I would greatly appreciate direction as to where I can purchase both the exemption form and the affidavit?

Thank you so much.
Sincerely,
Eileen

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notice for trial

by robert peri
(miami beach, fl.)

I need to find out how to file a proper notice for trial in county court.

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Declaration of Domicile

by Russ
(Jax., FL)

What is a declaration of domicile? Where can I find a declaration of domicile to file in Duval County and is it required?

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different county in florida

by Carlos OrtizVega
(Orlando, Florida)

I live in Orange County Florida, but my future x-wife lawyer is in Volusia County Florida is this legal.

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filing a motion to dismiss

by sarah
(ocala fl USA)

I want to file a motion to dismiss on a motion filed in Orange county florida. I believe the motion should have been filed in Marion county. It is a motion for parental time sharing. The child resides in marion county. Can I file that motion in marion county or do I have to file it in Orange county?

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Motion for Change of Venue - Pinellas County to Brevard

by Jerome
(Mellbourne)

Do I have to appear in Pinellas or can I appear via telephone hearing?

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Petition to modify Final Judgment

by Amandah
(Polk County)

My ex-husband has decided to file for a petition to modify child support. He has primary residency and I get our children every other weekend. I can barely afford child support which is garnished out of my checks verses pay more. He is playing dirty and trying to say I visit intermittently yet I get them every other weekend. I definitely can not afford to hire an attorney. What are my options?

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Court Order For DMV to transfer a title - Procedure

by Chris
(Ellenton, FL)

Hello,

I am looking for a court motion form to file which directs the DMV to transfer a title into the purchaser's (me) name. This is the step to be taken as directed by the DMV since the current owner will not respond to requests of providing a replacement title or Power Of Attorney.

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Simple Battery, Collier County, Florida - Procedure

by Steven
(Collier County, Florida)

I want to appear pro se to plead not guilty. And how do I obtain witness addresses from business, secure 911 recording, secure video of event, present witnesses.

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Wage garnishment - Procedure

by Lynn
(Clearwater, Florida, USA )

Because my wages are currently being garnished, and I have four minor children to support, I must go pro se to end the current garnishment. I filed my exemption, which was granted by the courts, however my wages continue to be garnished. I was finally able to get my day in court, and intend to continue with my claim of exemption based on my support for said minor children. In hopes that I am successful, I plan to file a proposed order for the return of wages garnished thus far, at the hearing (it is my understanding these funds should be in an escrow account since I filed exemption). This case is in Pinellas county. My question is, where can I find and obtain the forms to file this proposal?

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subpoena - Procedure

by Shannon
(Hanahan, South Carolina)

I am sending notice of subpoena to the Petitioner's Attorney in my divorce. I am wondering if I need to send him the unsigned subpoena too, or do I wait to sent it after 10 days has passed and It is signed by the clerk?

Also, the Non Party, Mylife.com, Inc. is in California. Clearly they will email or mail the documents. Do I have to put a Polk county address on the subpoena or can I put my South Carolina address?

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Writ of garnishment on a civil suit order - Procedure

by Kandee
(Navarre, FL USA)

How to file paperwork to have wages garnished on a civil suit order?

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terminating alimony - Procedure

by Laura
(Spring Hill, NY)

Is there a form in Hernando county Florida courts that is specifically for TERMINATING alimony, not modifying it?

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Counter Petition - Procedure

by Chris
(Ellenton, Florida)

Is there a form to file a counter petition to a motion of civil contempt/enforcement? Does the respondent's answer to the motion equal a counter petition?

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Writ of Garnishment - Procedure

by Kevin
(Sarasota, Fl, Sarasota)

How do I prepare and file a "head of household" exemption for such a writ?

These are details as far as I understand them:
I was not served notice by the creditor. I don't know the creditor or aware of any debt owed by me to them.

My disposable income is less than $750 per week currently.

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Parenting Class - Procedure

by Chris
(Atlanta)

Can I take parenting classes in another state than the one I live in? I moved to Georgia right after my wife filed for divorce. Its almost final now, but apparently I have to take a parenting class before the judge will sign an order. They have parenting classes here, I'm not sure if its the same as the Florida one. (I have no way of finding out). Would it be legal to just take the class here? I just want to get this done and move on.
Thanx.

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Answer - Procedure

by Anonymous

I was served with a Petition for Child Support. It says I can file an answer. How do I do that? Is there a certain format? I asked the clerk of court, and after she finished just about laughing at me, she told me to hire an attorney.

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contempt/ enforcement for alimony - Procedure

Are an original motion for contempt/alimony enforcement and a counterclaim addressed at the same hearing?

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witness info - Procedure

Does the respondent have to give witness list to petitioner prior to hearing?

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after mediation

What happens after mediation? is the case closed?

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form for a motion to dismiss

by Denise Rauber
(Broward County )

How to do the document for a motion to dismiss?

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Which court should i file suit in for damage to my property caused by my careless neighbor?

by Maurice Tidwell
(SeaGrove Beach Fl)

How to file suit, pro SE, to recover costs to replace landscaping destroyed by my neighbor?

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transfer case to another county

I need a form to transfer my case to another county. Need case transferred from Marion county to Polk county.motion for change of venue and transfer of court file.

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Need a form To Convert Restitution to a Civil Lien

by Christina Restauri
(Palm Beach, Florida)

I am looking for a form to convert my restitution to a civil lien in the county where I was charged.

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out of state subpena

What is the procedure for a pro se to subpoena out of state witnesses?

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What do I need to do to establish my self as self defense when previously represented

I have been involved in a lawsuit for over three years. Together with a co- defendant I was represented by counsel. I want to assume responsibility for my own self defense as nothing is being done. I prepared a notice of termination of representation and sent to both attorneys involved and the court clerk. However, the clerk did not record such on docket nor returned the document. Do I need to do anything else our can I start filing discovery requests? Are the doc preparers really worth the money?

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Medical Malpractice complaint form

by Sarah Spiegel
(Los Angeles, CA USA)

Without having to go through an attorney, do you know of a "complaint form" I can fill out to report the doctors and Florida hospital that caused my mother's death? The ridiculous statute of limitations is going to run out next month and I haven't been able to secure an attorney (even though they ALL said we have a case - it's just not "cost effective" for them to represent us.)

The Florida Dept. of Health has told me there was definite malpractice and the investigation keeps going to the next level (although painstakingly slow.)

Thank you in advance,
Sarah

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Subpoena duces tecum

by Teresa
(Frostproof, Florida, Polk )

How to write and serve a Subpoena duces tecum for Copy of Records and Custodian of Records

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Cancelling a Court/Trial Date

by Gary
(Tampa, FL USA)

Our attorney quit us and left us with a trial date, court case or whatever it is called. It is in the Circuit Court of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Hillsborough County, State of Florida. The case was initiated by our attorney without our approval/authorization. We wrote to him telling him that he needed to update status (not updated in 16 months)and explain the costs and risks involved, then and only then can we all get together and discuss it. He ignored this. We wrote more than 6 times, but less that 12 times. Our attorney provided false and misleading medical bills to the defense - we told him that they were way wrong. He ignored this. He tried to expedite the case by saying my wife was 89 years old and I was dead - a wrongful death suit; we just found this out in reviewing the files in the clerk of courts office. This is so wrong, because it was about several unpaid medical bills attributed to my wife as a passenger in an auto accident. We have been paying off the LOP's, other medical providers and health insurance subrogation. Now we are trying to stop the court case - we cannot talk with the judge, lawyers don't respond and want to help - so our "stay" is running out in another 18 days or so.

Can someone help us. Our attorney started this action and now we are left with it. By the way, he has a witness list of more than 100 and the defense has 156. To us, it looks like our attorney is trying to punish us.

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Waiting for response after filing answer to modification of support.


(palm beach county florida)

What happens after I file my answer to request for modification of child support?

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Writ of Habeaus Corpus

by vicki
(spring hill, fl)

Want someone to help prepare Writ of Habeas Corpus. Husband is incarcerated in Osceola County, FL jail. He is sentenced to 179 days for Contempt of Court failure to pay child support. He cannot be in contempt if truly unable to pay, according to a ruling I read. So would like to file this for my husband.

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Motion to quash final judgment

by Elizabeth
(Kissimmee)

i need a form to file at the Osceola county courthouse:

Motion to quash final foreclosure judgment, a mortgage default not mine, certificate of title.
and that a sworn statement for service was process of publication.
on 5/23/2011., at the time the transfer of owner ship was documented in error of ownership of the note., the home is now in error foreclosed on Dec, 3, 2014.

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Complaint Seeking Declaratory Relief from Foreign Service

by James
(Chicago)

I am involved in a civil case in Illinois and have served trial witness subpoenas on a husband and wife who have homes in both Illinois and Florida.

The wife was served in Illinois and the husband was served in Florida....both services were documented in accordance with all applicable laws.

The husband and wife are now filing a complaint in Florida civil court seeking declaratory relief from the court action in Illinois citing the fact they hold homestead exemption in Florida as well as Florida driver's licenses....even though their main business and year-round address is in Illinois. I have not been served with any papers from the court and no hearing date has been set by the Florida court.

They both disregarded earlier subpoenas to appear in July of this year...at which time the judge rescheduled the trial for December 15 and made me issue new subpoenas.

I feel their complaint is pure baloney.

Any comments or advice from the gallery would be appreciated.

I could use the help of a competent civil attorney in Volusia County, Florida

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Stopping summary judgement

I am a pro se litigant in Lee County Florida who is the plaintiff in a civil case pertaining to medical tort law. I have court date to meet with the judge and the defendants for summary judgment. I have several facts with documentation to bring forth that prove it is inappropriate for judge to grant the summary judgment. What strategy as a pro se litigant should I use in this situation.

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civil procedures foreclosure counterclaim

i am searching for assistance pro se for my case in any capacity of the law and document preparations.
i can be reached at 941.505.2080.
Thank you, Mireille.

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Broward County probation modification hearing paperwork

by Milton
(Broward County Florida)

Broward County Florida community control modified to probation motion for hearing .... motion to modify probation for Broward County ..I was sentenced to state probation in Broward County Fl and would like to have hearing to modify to regular state probation

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Transfer Venue

by Tiffany
(Florida)

I need to draw up a motion to transfer the venue of my court hearing from Manatee County to Pinellas County, FL

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Motion for writ of garnishment

Where can I find a form to file a motion for writ of garnishment against a Florida business?

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Medical Malpractice complaint form

by Sarah
(Jupiter, FL)

Hello!

I want to file a medical malpractice complaint against a Florida hospital and a few of the doctors there. (It's a separate issue than reporting the doctors to the Dept. of Health.)

Thank you!

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DEPOSITION.

What steps to take to obtain a deposition from a witness?

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Viewing online documents, order of hearings, and divulging information


(Flagler County, FL)

Question 1:

I am being sued and the Plaintiff is Pro Se. I started out with an attorney but am now Pro Se as well. I was able to get a copy of the Case History from the Clerk of Court but am having trouble getting copies of the documents. The Clerk will give me copies for a dollar a page but will not given me access to view them online. Do I have a right to view on line?

Question 2:

From looking at the Case History the Plaintiff submitted a Motion, my Attorney did not submit a response, a Hearing was called and Minutes filed. After taking over my case the Plaintiff told me my Response to that Motion was 3 weeks overdue however he has since filed another Motion on something else and received a hearing date for it. Aren't Hearings granted in chronological order? Can Hearings leap frog?

Question 3:

Because of this lawsuit I discovered the Plaintiff has committed fraud with the US Bankruptcy Court and have reported him. Does this need to be divulged?

Thank you


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mediation

by Samantha
(Brevard county )

Does Indigent status cover mediation for family court?

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Do I have to go through mediation?

by Shannon
(Palm Bay, Fl. USA)

My husband and i filed for divorce and all the papers are notarized. Child support has been established and it is uncontested. He's saying we have to go through mediation, why?

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Deposition

Is it possible for a person to take a deposition Pro Se? I am in a very simple case for a restraining order and I have one till June 11th. But the judge gave the respondent 60 days to fight all the evidence I have against him, text, phone messages, blocked messages, calling my job and more....now they want to deposition me....I want to know if I can do the same thing and deposition the respondent myself (of course with his attorney present)?

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Appeals

by Jack Bennett
(Chipley Florida)

My case was per-curiam affirmed, no written opinion, I filed for written opinion, it was denied, I then filed for jurisdiction to Supreme Court, they said no jurisdiction under Jenkins v, State 385 so 2d 1356. What can I do?

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was a summons served ?

How can I check online if a summons was served ? Collier county Fl.

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Summary of Administration Forms

I am out of state. Need Summary Administration forms for Palm Beach County to close out small amount in my late mother's Wells Fargo Bank Account that I had POA for. My mother passed away in February. Amount is less than $500.

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Objection to General Magistrate's Report and Recommendation

by Cynthia
(Destin, Florida, Okaloosa County)

What length of time must expire before the General Magistrate's Report and Recommendation becomes a Final Judgement? How long do either party have to file an objection from the date the General Magistrate's Report and Recommendation is issued?

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Objection to the magistrate's final recomendation

by julie
(pasco county, fl)

My soon to be ex husband has filed an objection to the general magistrate's final recommendation. Does this mean we have to go back in front of the magistrate? Or in front of the judge? How long will this take generally?

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Legality of a non-notarized agreement

by Laura
(Cape Coral, Lee county, Fl)

I have a short written agreement signed by both parties for future payment of money to an ex spouse in the event of death. The ex spouse is out of state. This agreement was formed without an attorney and was not notarized. Can it be enforced?

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Where to File a Modification

by Scot
(Orlando Florida)

If I am currently residing in another county in Florida, do I need to file the modification in the county where the child support was originally done, or can I file a modification at the courthouse in the county I now reside?

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