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Notice of Intent to file New Case in the Complex Business and Tort Division

NOTICE TO ALL ATTORNEY’S FILING CASES IN THE COMPLEX BUSINESS AND COMPLEX TORT DIVISIONS OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE 17TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

For all attorneys filing new cases in the circuit civil division of the 17th Judicial Circuit, with the advent of E filing, there is no known method to direct file complex business and complex tort cases through the State E file portal.

In an attempt to remedy this situation all attorneys/parties who wish to direct file a case meeting criteria for filing in complex business and tort – per Administrative Order 2013-11-Civ – must file with their complaint the attached “Notice of Intent to file New Case in the Complex Business and Tort Division

By filing the new complaint with this “Notice of Intent to file New Case in the Complex Business and Tort Division” the clerk will direct file the case into divisions (07) Business only; division (19) Business and Tort; and division (26) Complex Tort only.

The administrative order for complex business and tort can be found at: http://www.17th.flcourts.org/images/stories/17th_pdf_files/2013-11-civ.pdf

Jack Tuter

Administrative Judge Circuit Civil

Last Updated (Friday, 22 November 2013 17:26)