Civil Cases

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    How to get the ball rolling in the Sunshine State

  • Rule 1.250 Misjoinder and Nonjoinder of Parties

    When someone's involved in a case that shouldn't b...

  • I've Been Sued! Quick! What Do I Do First? (Infographic)

    Here's a hint: don't flee with a fake identity and...

  • Deficiency Judgment (Video)

    What happens when a foreclosure still doesn't cove...

  • Rule 12.120 Pleading Special Matters

    For when extraordinary circumstances strike.

  • Rule 1.090 Time

    Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Civil Court Due Dates

  • How to Research Case Law (Video)

    Those who don't learn from the past are doomed to ...

  • Divorce (Infographic)

    Everything you need to help get through it.

  • Writ of Garnishment (Video)

    When what you owe comes out of what you make.

  • Entering Court (Video)

    It's a little more than walking through a front do...

  • Default Judgment (Video)

    Don't show up to court? This is what happens

  • Domestic Violence Injunctions (Video)

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  • Food Poisoning (Infographic)

    Sometimes it's not just a made-up excuse to miss w...

  • Rule 12.230 Interventions

    Not the kind Uncle Dave needs

  • Rule 1.140 Defenses

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

  • Rule 1.060 Transfers of Action

    Sometimes you file in the wrong place. It happens

  • Discovery (Video)

    Your opportunity to game plan for the case ahead

  • Rule 1.190 Amended and Supplemental Pleadings

    Looking to change things up midway?

  • Top Legal Concerns (Infographic)

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

  • Rebuilding Credit After Bankruptcy (Video)

    Bankruptcy is a beginning, not an end.

  • Adoption (Infographic)

    Growing your family through adoption can be exciti...

  • Summary Judgment (Video)

    Sometimes a trial is just unnecessary.

  • Shady Dealerships (Video)

    Yes, shockingly, a car salesman might actually mis...

  • Probate (Infographic)

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

  • Power of Attorney (Video-FL)

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

  • Rule 1.100 Pleadings and Motions

    Two fundamental court actions

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

  • Rule 1.050 When Action Commenced

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

  • Rule 12.105 Simplified Dissolution Procedure

    What's that? Divorce CAN be easy? (confused murmur...

  • Slip and Fall (Video)

    Here's the difference between being a klutz and be...

  • Rule 1.351 Production of Documents and Things Without Deposition

    For getting something from someone outside the cas...

  • Rule 12.491 Child Support Enforcement

    Tough situation made tougher by unpreparedness

  • Rule 12.040 Attorneys

    Representation isn't a cut and dried situation

  • Witness and Exhibit Lists (Video)

    What's more funner than talking about lists??

  • Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (Video)

    Just because you're in debt, doesn't mean the law'...

  • Tenant Missed Rent Payment (Infographic)

    So, that check wasn't "in the mail" after all?

  • Settlement (Video)

    Who needs court anyway?

  • Employment (Infographic)

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  • LGBT Adoption Rights (Video)

    The law has greater recognition of LGBTQ rights th...

  • Rule 1.150 Sham Pleadings

    We all get shammed sometimes (pet rock, anyone?)

  • Consumer Fraud (Infographic)

    Big companies are always trying to pull an "Enron"...

  • Trademark and Intellectual Property (Infographic)

    Creativity and innovation need protection.

  • Roles of Judge and Jury (Video)

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

  • Due Process (Video)

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

  • Rule 1.020 Privacy and Court Records

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

  • Uniform Motion Calendar (Video)

    Courts get busy. They need to keep track of things...

  • Court Reporters (Video)

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

  • Rule 1.160 Motions to the Clerk

    This isn't the checkout guy at Trader Joe's you be...

  • Difference between Criminal and Civil Cases (Video)

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

  • Rule 1.010 Scope, Purpose and Title

    The what, what and what of Civil Procedure

  • Vacating an Order (Video)

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

  • Preparing to Testify (Video)

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

  • Rule 12.012 Minimization of Sensitive Information

    Keep personal info personal. Even in court.

  • HOA Disputes (Infographic)

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

  • I Want to Sue Someone. What Do I Do First? (Infographic)

    Getting justice done has to start somewhere

  • Bankruptcy (Infographic)

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

  • Requests for Admission (Video)

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

  • Process Server (Video)

    Someone has to be the messenger

  • Case Law (Video)

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

  • Rule 12.270 Consolidation; Separate Trials

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

  • Rule 12.420 Dismissal of Actions

    How to get stuff dropped in Family Court

  • Verbal Act (Video)

    “Hearsay objection? Get your verbal act together!”

  • Suing for Dog Bite (Video)

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

  • Affirmative Defenses (Video)

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

  • Rule 1.285 Inadvertent Disclosure of Privileged Materials

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

  • Rule 12.260 Survivor; Substitution of Parties

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

  • Requests for Production (Video)

    How to get what your case needs from the opposing ...

  • Frozen Bank Account (Infographic)

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

  • Rule 12.070 Process

    Like a recipe, the right steps must be followed

  • Res Judicata (Video)

    With some court matters, enough is enough alr...

  • Automatic Stay (Video)

    It's what keeps creditors at bay.

  • Due Process (Video-FL)

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

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    Pomeranian or Doberman, this is how to bite back (...

  • Kozel Hearing (Video)

    You shouldn't be punished for the sins of your law...

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

    Keep Calm and Do Things Electronically

  • Rule 1.350 Requests for Production

    Yes, you CAN ask your opponent to give you things

  • Florida Statute of Limitations (Infographic)

    More formal way of saying "don't dilly-dally!"

  • Legalese (Infographic)

    It's impenetrable, unclear and maddening. At leas...

  • Indigent Status (Video)

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

  • Landlord Refuses to Return Security Deposit (Infographic)

    Someone forget the actual definition of "deposit?"

  • What To Wear To Court (Video)

    Dress as a mess or for success? The latter gets a ...

  • Documents Needed for Bankruptcy (Video)

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