Civil Cases

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  • Rule 1.040 One Form of Action

    Uno, un, ein, yi, wahid, jeden, one

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  • Res Judicata (Video)

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

  • Writ of Garnishment (Video)

    When what you owe comes out of what you make.

  • Rule 12.420 Dismissal of Actions

    How to get stuff dropped in Family Court

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    Whichever side you're on, we've got your support r...

  • Default Judgment (Video)

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

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  • Rule 12.025 Applicability of Rules of Judicial Administration

    Filing. There's more to it than meets the eye.

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  • Rule 1.050 When Action Commenced

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

  • Kozel Hearing (Video)

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

  • Process Server (Video)

    Someone has to be the messenger

  • Case Law (Video)

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

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

    How to get the ball rolling in the Sunshine State

  • Interrogatories (Video)

    Not every question in a case is asked on the witne...

  • The Difference Between Federal and State Court (Video)

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

  • Rule 12.120 Pleading Special Matters

    For when extraordinary circumstances strike.

  • Rule 1.150 Sham Pleadings

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

  • Rule 12.160 Motions To The Clerk

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

  • Dependency Court (Video)

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

  • Rule 1.110 General Rules of Pleading

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

  • Rule 1.410 Subpoena

    Not just classic courtroom drama shorthand.

  • Rule 1.120 Pleading Special Matters

    There's always exceptional circumstances

  • Trial (Video)

    What to expect from the arena of justice.

  • Discovery (Video)

    Your opportunity to game plan for the case ahead

  • Notice of Hearing (Video)

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

  • Rule 12.285 Mandatory Disclosure

    Summarizing your money situation for the court

  • Rule 12.070 Process

    Like a recipe, the right steps must be followed

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  • Power of Attorney (Video)

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

  • Rule 1.250 Misjoinder and Nonjoinder of Parties

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

  • Trademark and Intellectual Property (Infographic)

    Creativity and innovation need protection.

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

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

  • Pleadings (Video)

    We don't mean the thing you do to avoid a parkin...

  • Slip and Fall (Video)

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

  • Court Reporters (Video)

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

  • Rule 12.230 Interventions

    Not the kind Uncle Dave needs

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

  • Rule 1.351 Production of Documents and Things Without Deposition

    For getting something from someone outside the cas...

  • Entering Court (Video)

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

  • Rule 1.350 Requests for Production

    Yes, you CAN ask your opponent to give you things

  • Rule 12.130 Attaching Copy of Cause of Action and Exhibits

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

  • Hostile Work Environment (Video)

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

  • Rule 1.210 Parties

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

  • Requests for Production (Video)

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

  • Rule 12.190 Amended and Supplemental Pleadings

    There's a reason pencils have erasers

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    No, it's not a wizard leading an army.

  • Rule 1.115 Pleading Mortgage Foreclosures

    Your home matters. Know how to fight for it

  • Affirmative Defenses (Video)

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

  • Rule 1.030 Nonverification of Pleadings

    How to sow your wild "oaths"

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  • Food Poisoning (Infographic)

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

  • Florida Statute of Limitations (Infographic)

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

  • Due Process (Video-FL)

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

  • How to Research Case Law (Video)

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

  • Taking a Deposition (Video)

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

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    Your comprehensive resource for anything workplace...

  • Rule 1.060 Transfers of Action

    Sometimes you file in the wrong place. It happens

  • Tipsy Coachman (Video)

    Odd figure of speech but valid legal precedent. Le...

  • Wage Disputes (Video)

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

  • Negotiable Instruments (Video)

    It's not haggling a clarinet salesman. It's p...

  • Workplace Discrimination (Video)

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

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

  • Rule 1.190 Amended and Supplemental Pleadings

    Looking to change things up midway?

  • Courtroom Players (Video)

    All the world's a stage, including the courtroom

  • Rule 12.012 Minimization of Sensitive Information

    Keep personal info personal. Even in court.

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

  • Rule 1.010 Scope, Purpose and Title

    The what, what and what of Civil Procedure

  • Witness and Exhibit Lists (Video)

    What's more funner than talking about lists??

  • How To Act In Court (Video)

    And we're not talking about performing a monologue