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Florida - 11th Circuit
Florida - 11th Circuit
Florida - 11th Circuit
Florida - 11th Circuit
Florida - 11th Circuit

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 Generally Applicable Rules and Formatting Requirements

 Thirteenth Circuit Court, Florida
 Hillsborough County

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Every pleading, motion, order, judgment, or other paper shall have a caption containing the name of the court, more...   

The names of the parties must appear below the title of the court, in the space to the more...



Every pleading, motion, or other paper filed must be signed by an attorney who is a member of more...

Signature Constitutes Certification

The signature shall constitute a certificate by the attorney that the attorney has read the paper; that to more...

Unrepresented Parties

"A party who is not represented by an attorney shall sign any pleading or other paper and state more...

 Form & Format of Papers

Recycled Paper

The use of recycled paper is required for all original papers filed with the court. . more...

Typewritten or Printed, Typeset

Papers are typically typewritten, printed, or produced by a duplication process that produces legible copies.There is no requirement in the Rules of Civil Procedure for type of font, font size, or the more...

Paper Size

The size of paper filed must be 8 1/2 X 11 inches. Xerographic reduction of legal-sized papers to letter size is prohibited. more...

Line Spacing and Numbering

There are no requirements in the Rules of Civil Procedure for line spacing and numbering.Local custom is to double space pleadings, except for quotations over four lines long, which are single spaced. more...


There are no requirements in the Rules of Civil Procedure regarding margins. Typically, margins are set at one (1) inch per side. more...

Page Numbering and Hole Punching

There are no requirements in the Rules of Civil Procedure for page numbering or hole punching. Pleadings are typically not hole punched. more...

 Other Documents

Memoranda of Law

Legal memoranda in support of or opposition to motions are optional.If filed, counsel typically furnishes the judge with chambers copies of the memorandum and highlighted copies of primary more...

Civil Case Cover Sheet

The first paper filed in an action or proceeding must be accompanied by a case cover sheet (Form more...

If the cover sheet is not filed, the case will be accepted by the court but abated until more...


Exhibits may be filed in their original size. .Each exhibit will be considered a part of the pleading to which it is attached for all purposes. more...

Final Disposition Form

A final disposition form must be filed with the clerk by the prevailing party at the time of more...

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Florida - 11th Circuit
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