Civil Cases

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  • Crime Victims Can Sue in Civil Court (Infographic)

    What happens in criminal court, doesn't always sta...

  • Landlord Refuses to Return Security Deposit (Infographic)

    Someone forget the actual definition of "deposit?"

  • Rule 1.050 When Action Commenced

    Things have to start somewhere. Just ask the Big B...

  • Rule 1.100 Pleadings and Motions

    Two fundamental court actions

  • Rule 1.140 Defenses

    Knowing how to defend can turn you into the '85 Be...

  • Rule 1.030 Nonverification of Pleadings

    How to sow your wild "oaths"

  • Summary Judgment (Video)

    Sometimes a trial is just unnecessary.

  • Requests for Admission (Video)

    Statements (the non-fashion kind) that are admitte...

  • Affirmative Defenses (Video)

    A legitimate excuse for actions (unlike a dog eati...

  • Adoption (Infographic)

    Growing your family through adoption can be exciti...

  • Roles of Judge and Jury (Video)

    Along with "Justice," the two most important J's i...

  • Suing for Dog Bite (Video)

    Surprisingly, a more popular type of case than ham...

  • Student Loans (Infographic)

    Knowledge ain't cheap.

  • Rule 1.130 Attaching Cause of Action and Exhibits

    What to include with your complaint

  • Florida Law: The Truth About Verbal Acts

    The determination whether a statement should ...

  • Workplace Discrimination (Video)

    A bad day at work is one thing. Unfair treatment i...

  • Rule 1.020 Privacy and Court Records

    What should and shouldn't be revealed in the Halls...

  • Small Claims Court (Video)

    Learn about the types of cases you see on daytime ...

  • Vacating an Order (Video)

    Ever wish you could go back and make something not...

  • Rule 12.130 Attaching Copy of Cause of Action and Exhibits

    Referencing a document in a petition? Got to provi...

  • Trial (Video)

    What to expect from the arena of justice.

  • Get an Injunction Against Domestic Violence (Infographic)

    Act now, and get the protection you deserve.

  • Divorce (Infographic)

    Everything you need to help get through it.

  • Dependency Court (Video)

    When it comes to a child's well-being, the law has...

  • Probate (Infographic)

    Bereavement is never easy, but we can help make th...

  • Top Legal Concerns (Infographic)

    We see that look of consternation. And we raise yo...

  • E-filing and E-service in Florida (Video)

    Keep Calm and Do Things Electronically

  • Notice of Hearing (Video)

    It’s not about realizing that someone can hear you...

  • Foreclosure (Infographic)

    Your home is your castle. Defend it.

  • Taking a Deposition (Video)

    Think the question-asker is the one who has it eas...

  • I Want to Sue Someone in Florida, What Do I Do First? (Infographic)

    How to get the ball rolling in the Sunshine State

  • Probate Court (Video)

    Everyone's time comes. But what happens after?

  • Rule 12.270 Consolidation; Separate Trials

    Bringing folks together (or breaking them up, whic...

  • Rule 12.260 Survivor; Substitution of Parties

    Justice doesn't have to stop when someone's gone

  • Rule 12.491 Child Support Enforcement

    Tough situation made tougher by unpreparedness

  • Recusal of a Judge (Video)

    There goes the Judge!

  • Rule 12.040 Attorneys

    Representation isn't a cut and dried situation

  • Hearsay (Video)

    Rumor has it this video is very helpful.

  • Civil Cases (Infographic)

    Step-by-step guide to how your civil court case wi...

  • HOA Disputes (Infographic)

    Good fences make good neighbors. Good knowledge m...

  • Rule 12.100 Pleadings and Motions

    Petitions, claims, responses, requests, it's all c...

  • Difference between Criminal and Civil Cases (Video)

    Figure out why O.J. was innocent in one court and ...

  • Rule 12.160 Motions To The Clerk

    Even the courts need an office manager. ESPECIALLY...

  • Motions for Sanctions (Video)

    Think your opponent can violate the rules and ge...

  • Rule 12.230 Interventions

    Not the kind Uncle Dave needs

  • Wage Disputes (Video)

    Fighting for what you've earned (when not on lunch...

  • Steps in a Court Case (Infographic)

    Just like the rest of life, court cases happen in ...

  • Power of Attorney (Video-FL)

    We're not talking x-ray vision or super strength

  • Florida Law: The Admissibility of Former Testimony After Rich v. Kaiser-Gypsum

    In a unanimous decision, the Fourth District Court...

  • Documents Needed for Bankruptcy (Video)

    Relief is coming. First step though: the right pap...

  • Rule 12.070 Process

    Like a recipe, the right steps must be followed

  • Elder Abuse (Infographic)

    What to do about righting this unforgivable wrong.

  • Tenancy by the Entirety (Video)

    If you’re a tenant by the entirety, who is your la...

  • Bankruptcy (Infographic)

    It's not often you get a second chance in life.

  • Domestic Violence Injunctions (Video)

    What to do about violence at home.

  • Case Law (Video)

    Who says that judge's can't make law?

  • Student Loan Debt (Video)

    For most of us, that degree isn't free.

  • Hostile Work Environment (Video)

    There's a bad day at work. And then there's bad wo...

  • How To Act In Court (Video)

    And we're not talking about performing a monologue

  • Guardianship (Infographic)

    When a child or adult needs that trustworthy someo...

  • Rule 12.210 Parties

    We're not talking a backyard kegger here

  • Rule 12.285 Mandatory Disclosure

    Summarizing your money situation for the court

  • Preparing to Testify (Video)

    The witness stand's ready for you. Are you ready?

  • Court Reporters (Video)

    Beyond courtroom furniture, these are the unsung h...

  • Rule 1.420 Dismissal of Actions

    How to get stuff dropped in Civil Court

  • Verbal Act (Video)

    “Hearsay objection? Get your verbal act together!”

  • Rule 1.110 General Rules of Pleading

    Overview of pleading (NOT the begging-your-ex-for-...

  • Responding to a Divorce Petition (Video)

    The beginning of the next chapter in your life. He...

  • Rule 12.271 Confidentiality of Related Family Hearings

    When the fam's got more than one case going on

  • Indigent Status (Video)

    No money? No problem. Justice can still be serve...

  • Rule 12.012 Minimization of Sensitive Information

    Keep personal info personal. Even in court.

  • The Difference Between Federal and State Court (Video)

    The law of the land versus the law of, well, your ...

  • Wage Garnishment (Infographic)

    See if you can protect your paycheck

  • Due Process (Video-FL)

    It's what each of us, no matter the accusation, de...

  • Florida Law: When Is A Summary Of Business Data A Business Record?

    Cayea v. CitiMortgage, Inc.—a 16th century decisio...

  • Frozen Bank Account (Infographic)

    It's gonna take a little more than turning up the ...

  • Rule 1.310 Depositions Upon Oral Examination

    Learn the meaning of that word you always hear on ...

  • Employment (Infographic)

    Your comprehensive resource for anything workplace...

  • Money Judgments (Video)

    Contestant, see what you've won!

  • I Can't Pay My Credit Card Bills (Infographic)

    Yep, that electro-massager felt free at the time

  • Rule 1.115 Pleading Mortgage Foreclosures

    Your home matters. Know how to fight for it

  • Difference between a Note and a Mortgage (Video)

    When your house is on the line, you'll want to kno...

  • Rule 1.285 Inadvertent Disclosure of Privileged Materials

    In court, it's possible to un-ring a bell

  • Rule 1.210 Parties

    Don't worry. You can actually be invited to this o...