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Helpful Forms

Forms are provided free of charge to assist citizens
in their interactions with the Clerk of Court & Comptroller


 

Forms listed on this site are for reference only and are not warranted for, nor are they a guarantee of, suitability for any specific purpose. They are not intended to serve as legal advice and do not substitute for competent legal counsel or direct legal research. Simple access to forms cannot serve as an adequate substitute for legal counsel. As many of these forms are created by entities outside our control, some forms may be outdated.

Many forms are controlled by the judiciary, legislature, or agencies at the level they are intended to be filed or above. Please refer to appropriate Florida Statutes, Florida Rules of Judicial Administration, Administrative Orders and Local Rules and Practices for specific information.

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The following forms are provided free of charge to assist citizens in their interactions with the court. Please be aware that because court cases are often complicated, you should consider retaining the services of an attorney. Some Court related forms and processes are eligible for review at our Self-Help Centers.

Instruction Sheet for Small Claims

Please note: 3+ copies needed - Original for Clerk, copies for yourself and all Defendants

Form More Information Format
Statement of Claim - Auto Accident Service Required PDF
Request for service   PDF
Affidavit Must be notarized PDF
Motion for Recordation of a Judgment Lien   PDF
Motion for Garnishment Service required PDF
Motion for Continuing Writ of Garnishment Service required PDF

For general information, click here.

Forms More Information Format
Administrative Order No. 2007-084 PA/PI-CIR Child Support and Alimony Depository Administrative Procedures PDF
Putative Father Registry Form from the Bureau of Vital Statistics website PDF
Helpful Hints for Child Support Orders   PDF
Delinquency Notice - Information Sheet   PDF
Memorandum to Clerk   PDF
Stop Payment Request Form   PDF
Direct Deposit Form   PDF
Add/Change Information in Child Support File   PDF
Driver's License/Vehicle Registration Suspension Request   PDF
Motion to Contest   PDF
Florida Courts Family Law Forms   PDF
Helpful Brochures provided by MyFloridaCounty.com - Paying Child Support Online
Setting Up Your Payment Account   PDF
Payment Inquiry   PDF
One Time Payment   PDF

For general information, click here.

Forms More Information Format
Civil Cover Sheet   PDF
Civil Packet and Prices   PDF
Civil Procedure Rules Includes information on forms 1.901 to 1.999 and more. For Final Disposition go to Form 1.998 (pg. 240-242 of PDF). PDF
Estimate the value of real property or mortgage foreclosure claims form/worksheet   PDF
Dissolution of Marriage (Divorce) Forms   LINK
Designation of Ownership Shares of Abandoned Homestead This form is provided for married couples filing for a dissolution of marriage with real property. This form is to be filed when a married couple agrees to designate percentage shares of the homestead assessment difference (Save Our Homes Cap). This form must be prepared prior to divorce and filed with the Property Appraiser’s Office prior to the final dissolution of marriage. Once the designation is filed with the Property Appraiser, it is irrevocable. Please read the form carefully and speak with an attorney if you have any questions. PDF
Florida Courts Family Law Forms   LINK
Family Motion for Default and Default Form   PDF
Name Change Forms   LINK
Name Change Affidavit in Compliance with Section 68.07(3)(i)   PDF
Application for Determination of Civil Indigent Status   PDF
Petition for Court Review of Clerk's Determination of Non-Indigence   PDF
Vehicle Ownership Packet   PDF
Eviction/Ejectment/Unlawful Detainer Quick Reference Guide   PDF
Cash Bond Form   PDF
Supplemental Information Regarding Parties Form   PDF
Designation of Current Mailing and E-mail Address Form   PDF
General Motion   PDF
General Order   PDF
Forms/Packets More Information Format
Unlawful Detainer Information Page   PDF
Unlawful Detainer Checklist   PDF
Civil Cover Sheet   PDF
Complaint for Unlawful Detainer   PDF
Summons   PDF
Affidavit as to Military Status   PDF
Motion for Clerk's Default   PDF
Motion for Default Final Judgment - Unlawful Detainer   PDF
Notice of Hearing   PDF
Judgment for Possession Unlawful Detainer   PDF
Writ of Possession   PDF
Notice of Voluntary Dismissal   PDF

Florida law separates injunctions for protection into five categories: Domestic, Stalking, Repeat, Sexual and Dating. When determining the type of Injunction for which you need to file it is very important that you read over all of the requirements for each type before selecting one; choosing the incorrect type may cause your Petition to be denied by the Judge. Click here to read about the different types.

Forms/Packets More Information Format
Petition for Injunction for Protection Against Domestic Violence (F.L. Form 12.980(a))   PDF
Petition for Injunction for Protection Against Repeat Violence (F.L. Form 12.980(f))   PDF
Petition for Injunction for Protection Against Dating Violence (F.L. Form 12.980(n))   PDF
Petition for Injunction for Protection Against Sexual Violence (F.L. Form 12.980(q))   PDF
Petition for Injunction for Protection Against Stalking (F.L. Form 12.980(t))   PDF
Notice of Related Cases (F.L. Form 12.900(h))   PDF
Supplemental Information Regarding Parties   PDF
Petitioner's Waiver or Non-Waiver of Return Hearing   PDF
Supplemental Affidavit in Support of Petition for Injunction for Protection (F.L. Form 12.980(g))   PDF
Sheriff's Information Sheet   PDF
Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act Affidavit (F. L. Form 12.902(d))   PDF
Clerk's Domestic, Repeat, Stalking Violence Information Sheet   PDF
Clerk's Sexual Violence Information Sheet   PDF
Clerk's Dating Violence Information Sheet   PDF
Out-of-State Service Information Sheet   PDF
Post Judgment Forms and Miscellaneous
Motion for Modification of Injunction for Protection (F.L. Form 12.980(j)) non-child support/custody/visitation related PDF
Motion for Extension of Injunction for Protection (F.L. Form 12.980(i))   PDF
Motion to Dismiss (CTCIV140Ab)   PDF
Motion for Civil Contempt/Enforcement of Final Judgment of Injunction-Child Support and/or Visitation   PDF
Motion for Modification of Injunction for Protection Against Domestic Violence Child support/custody/visitation related PDF
Instructions for Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.980(h), Request for Confidential Filing of Address   PDF
General Motion   PDF
General Notice of Hearing   PDF
Attachment A: Petition in Support of Violation of Injunction Order   PDF
Attachment B: Order on Violation in Support of Violation of Injunction   PDF
Attachment C: Service Information for Injunctions for Protection Against Violence or Stalking   PDF
Attachment D: Order to Show Cause and Scheduling Criminal Contempt Arraignment   PDF
Attachment E: Order to Show Cause and Order of Arrest for Violation of Injunction Against Violence or Stalking   PDF

For general information, click here.

Forms/Packets More Information Format
Ejectment Information Page   PDF
Ejectment Checklist   PDF
Ejectment Quick Reference Guide   PDF
Complaint for Ejectment from Real Estate   PDF
Civil Cover Sheet   PDF
Non Military Affidavit   PDF
Summons   PDF
Motion for Clerk's Default   PDF
Motion for Default Judgment   PDF
Notice of Hearing   PDF
Final Judgment   PDF
Writ of Possession   PDF
Disclosure from NonLawyer   PDF
Notice of Voluntary Dismissal   PDF

For general information, click here.

Forms/Packets More Information Format
Helpful Information and Forms
Information Page   PDF
LandLord/Tenant Information - Florida Department of Agriculture/Consumer Services   LINK
Florida Landlord/Tenant Law Brochure - Florida Department of Agriculture/Consumer Services   PDF English Spanish
Quick Reference Guide to Complete Forms   PDF
Delinquent Tenant Flow Chart   PDF
Notice to Landlord - Withhold Rent   PDF
Notice to Landlord - Termination of Lease   PDF
Motion to Determine Amount of Rent   PDF
Residential Tenant Eviction
Mailing Charges Guide   PDF
Civil Cover Sheet - Form 1.997   PDF
Authorization of Property Manager - Form COCIV87 3 copies PDF
Notice from Landlord to Tenant - Termination for Failure to Pay Rent - Form 1 3 copies PDF
Eviction Summons - Residential - Form 7 3 copies PDF
Non-Military Affidavit - Form 81   PDF
Motion for Clerk's Default - Residential Eviction - Form 76   PDF
Motion for Court Default - Form COCIV 78   PDF
Motion for Default Final Judgement - Residential Eviction - Form 78   PDF
Motion/Order to Set Cause for Non-Jury Trial Final Judgment Residential Eviction - Form 10 with stamped addressed return envelopes (3 copies) PDF
Final Judgment - Eviction - Form 66 3 copies PDF
Writ of Possession - Form 11   PDF
20 Day Summons 3 copies PDF
Motion/Order to Disburse Funds from Registry of the Court - Form 13   PDF
Non-Lawyers Disclosure - Form 14 3 copies PDF
Notice of Voluntary Dismissal - Form 15   PDF
Notice to Impose a Claim on Security Deposit - Form 12 3 copies PDF
Non-Payment of Rent (Possession Only)
The following forms and packets are for:
  • Residential tenant eviction for non-payment of rent to obtain possession of the property only.
  • If the tenant did not pay the rent based on an oral or written lease agreement on a residential property only.
Information for Complaint for Eviction   PDF
Filing Checklist - Eviction (Possession Only)   PDF
Quick Reference Guide to Completing Forms Prior to Filing - Eviction (Possession Only)   PDF
Complaint for Eviction - Form 5   PDF
Non-Payment of Rent (Eviction and Damages)
The following forms and packets are for:
  • Residential tenant eviction for non-payment of rent to obtain possession of the property and back payment of rent (damages).
  • If the tenant did not pay the rent based on an oral or written lease agreement on a residential property only.
Information for Complaint for Eviction and Damages   PDF
Filing Checklist - Eviction and Damages   PDF
Quick Reference Guide to Completing Forms Prior to Filing - Eviction and Damages   PDF
Complaint for Eviction and Damages - Form 5a 3 copies PDF
Affidavit of Damages - Form 80 3 copies PDF
Motion/Order to Set Cause for Non-Jury Trial for Final Judgment for Damages (Count II) - Form 16 3 copies PDF
Final Judgment - Damages - Form 9   PDF

For general information, click here.

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Small Claims Process Flowchart

The Clerk's Self Help Center offers affordable legal services with limited attorney consultations to pro se or self-represented litigants (i.e. people who do not plan to have an attorney represent them in court).

To purchase form packets, please contact the Clerk's Self Help Center at (727) 464-5150.

Forms/Packets More Information Format
Information Sheet for Small Claims   PDF
Statement of Claim in Replevin 3+ copies - Original to Clerk, copies for yourself and all Defendants. Service Require PDF
Instruction Sheet for Filing Small Claims   PDF
Statement of Claim This form must be served. Provide enough copies for service of all defendants and for your own records. PDF
Statement of Claim for Return of Stolen Property (from a pawn shop)This form must be served. Provide enough copies for service of all defendants and for your own records. PDF
Statement of Claim in Replevin under 538.08 – Stolen Goods from a Second-hand dealer This form must be served. Provide enough copies for service of all defendants and for your own records. PDF
Statement of Claim in Replevin under 528.24 - Stolen Regulated Metals Property This form must be served. Provide enough copies for service of all defendants and for your own records. PDF
Statement of Claim in Replevin This form must be served. Provide enough copies for service of all defendants and for your own records. PDF
Statement of Counter Claim This statement of counter claim form does not require service on the other party. A mail copy is accepted. PDF
Third Party Complaint This form must be served. A defendant against another party not originally brought into the case uses this form. Provide copies for all parties. PDF
Statement of Cross Claim   PDF
Authorization of Corporate Officer   PDF
Motion   PDF
Request for Service This form is used when service was unsuccessful and a new pre-trial is requested. PDF
Subpoena This witness Subpoena must be served and is only used after a pre-trial hearing. PDF
Praecipe for Subpoena This Praecipe (request) for Subpoena form can be used when requesting the clerk to issue your subpoena, but is not required. PDF
Subpoena Duces Tecum for Deposition   PDF
Affidavit - Balance Due on Stipulation This form must be notorized. The dollar amount entered on this form can not exceed the dollar amount on the original stipulation. PDF
Sworn Statement of Court Costs and/or Interest This form is provided along with the affidavit when seeking interest. PDF
Motion for Recordation of Judgment as Lien   PDF
Ex Parte Motion for Hearing in Aid of Execution   PDF
Notice of Voluntary Dismissal   PDF
Motion to Set Aside Dismissal for Failure to Prosecute and Reinstate Case/Rest Pre-Trial   PDF
Motion to Set Aside Default Judgment and Default Judgment and Affidavit of Meritorious Defense   PDF
Fact Information Sheet for Individuals   PDF
Fact Information Sheet for Businesses   PDF
Prejudgment Writ of Garnishment This form requires an order from the court before the clerk can issue it. This form must be served. PDF
Motion for Garnishment This form is used after a final judgment has been entered. PDF
Writ of Garnishment This form must be served. PDF
Motion for Continuing Writ of Garnishment   PDF
Continuing Writ of Garnishment Order This form must be served. PDF
Instructions to Garnishee (Employer) - Nonsupport Payments Includes Answer of Garnishee and Garnishment Accounting Sheet. PDF
Garnishment Accounting Sheet   PDF
Claim of Exemption and Request for Hearing - Pursuant to F.S. 77.041   PDF
Writ of Execution   PDF
Satisfaction   PDF

The following forms are provided free of charge to assist citizens in their interactions with the court. Please be aware that because court cases are often complicated, you should consider retaining the services of an attorney. Some Court related forms and processes are eligible for review at our Self-Help Centers.

For general information, click here.

Forms More Information Format
Set Aside Estreature   PDF
Set Aside Estreature with Reinstatement   PDF
Vacate Judgment   PDF
Remission   PDF
Supersedeas Bond Forms
Surety Bond Form   PDF
Cash Bond Form   PDF

Return of Firearm(s) Petition Packet PDF

This form must be filed in person at any of the Clerk's office locations.

Application for Determination of Criminal Indigent Status PDF

For general information, click here.

Forms/Packets More Information Format
Parking Affidavit of Defense   PDF
Traffic Affidavit of Defense   PDF
Plea of Not Guilty and Request for Hearing   PDF
Motion to Continue Civil Traffic Hearing   PDF
Defensive Driving Course - School Election Form   PDF
Affidavit of Non Responsibility For Red Light Camera Violations PDF

For general information, click here.

Forms/Packets More Information Format
Multi-Use Dock Application   PDF
Private Dock Application   PDF
Dredge & Fill Application   PDF

Solicitation Permit Application PDF

For general information, click here.

Forms/Packets More Information Format
Petition to the Value Adjustment Board (DR-486)   PDF
Attachment to Single Joint Petition for Multiple Units (DR-486MU)   PDF
Transfer of Homestead Assessment Difference Petition (Portability) (DR-486Port)   PDF
Written Authorization for Representation before the Value Adjustment Board (DR-486A)   PDF
Request for Withdrawal (DR-485WI)   PDF

The following forms are provided free of charge to assist citizens in their interactions with the court. Please be aware that because court cases are often complicated, you should consider retaining the services of an attorney. Some Court related forms and processes are eligible for review at our Self-Help Centers.

For general information, click here.

Forms More Information Format
Motion to Determine Confidentiality of Court Records   PDF
Order Granting/Denying Motion to Determine Confidentiality of Court Records Rule 2.420(c)(7)- (c)(8)   PDF
Order Granting/Denying Motion to Determine Confidentiality of Court Records Rule 2.420(c)(9)   PDF
Motion to Determine Confidentiality of Court Records – Special Criminal Records   PDF
Order Granting/Denying Motion to Determine Confidentiality of Court Records – Special Criminal Records Rule 2.420(c)(9)   PDF
Notice to Affected Non-Party   PDF
Notice Of Confidential Information in Court File   PDF
Notice of Hearing (Confidential Records)   PDF
 

For general information, click here.

Forms/Packets More Information Format
Deposit Account Application   PDF
Deposit Account Statement   Login

For general information, click here.

Forms/Packets More Information Format
Jury Service Excusal or Postponement   LINK
Juror Address and/or Name Change   LINK

For general information, click here.

Forms/Packets More Information Format
Registered User Account for Court Records   PDF
Subscription Agreement for Official Records   PDF

For general information, click here.

Forms/Packets More Information Format
Form for Official Records (Not for Court Records)   PDF
Request for Protected Address Form (Not for Court Records)   PDF
Official Records Redaction Request online   LINK

For general information, click here.

Forms/Packets More Information Format
Estate Order Checklist - Petition for Discharge Court Order used to require additional documentation for new estates. This form is a sample of an order used by the Court and is provided as reference information only. DOC
Estate Audit for Discharge Worksheet This form is a sample and is provided as reference information only. DOC
Estate Order Checklist - Petition for Administration Court Order used to require additional documentation for new estates. This form is a sample of an order used by the Court and is provided as reference information only. DOC
Statement of Claim   PDF
Disposition of Personal Property without Administration   PDF
Forms/Packets More Information Format
Annual Guardianship Plan   PDF
Word
Annual Accounting   PDF
Excel
Simplified Accounting   PDF
Excel
Initial Guardianship Plan   PDF
Word
Verified Initial Inventory   PDF
Excel
Annual Physician Report   PDF
Word
Annual Affidavit   PDF
Word
Change of Address of Ward   PDF
Word
Injunction for Protection of a Vulnerable Adult from Exploitation Packet   PDF
Word
Petition for Injunction for Protection Against Exploitation of Vulnerable Adult   PDF
Word
Consent for Petitioner to File on Behalf of Vulnerable Adult   PDF
Word
The following Guardianship forms/links are Word documents, which are used by the Clerk's Audit staff and/or the Court to review new guardianship or initial and annual reports. They are samples provided as reference information only.
Guardianship Order Checklist Court Order used to require additional documentation PDF
Simplified Guardianship Worksheet   Word
Review of Initial Guardianship Plan   Word
Initial Verified Inventory   Word
Audit for Discharge   Word
Review of Annual Guardianship Plan   Word
Audit of Annual/ETG Final/Final/Interim Accounting   Word
Review of Annual Minor Guardianship Plan   Word
Annual Review -DHP- in lieu of an Annual Plan   Word
Annual Audit Pooled Trust and Under 65 Trust   Word
Helpful Guides and Instructions
Guardianship Forms Training Manual   PDF
Report Due Dates   PDF
Accounting Help and Instructions   PDF
Inventory Help and Instructions   PDF
Resources for Guardians   PDF
Plan Help and Instructions   PDF
Sixth Circuit Guardianship Forms Training Video   LINK
Forms/Packets More Information Format
Petition and Affidavit Seeking Ex Parte Order Requiring Involuntary Examination   PDF
Affidavit in Support of Petition Seeking Ex Parte Order Requiring Involuntary Examination The Affidavit needs to be notarized or filed in person to be sworn in. Also, if another person witnessed the behavior, and would like to submit their testimony, they may complete the Affidavit in Support of the Petition to be filed with the petition. PDF
Forms/Packets More Information Format
Petition and Affidavit Seeking Involuntary Substance Abuse Assessment and Stabilization   PDF
Petition for Involuntary Services This form is filed after an assessment by a Substance Abuse facility PDF
Withdrawal of Petition for Hearing on Involuntary Substance Abuse Assessment and Stabilization   PDF

For general information, click here.

Domicile Form PDF

For general information, click here.

Forms/Packets More Information Format
County Ordinance   PDF
Domestic Partnership Registry - Information Guide   PDF
Domestic Partnership Affidavit Form   PDF
Domestic Partnership Amendment Form   PDF
Domestic Partnership Termination Form   PDF

For general information, click here.

Forms/Packets More Information Format
eMarriage Application   LINK
Statement of Premarital Course   PDF
Affidavit Amendment to Marriage License   PDF
Affidavit For Duplicate Marriage License   PDF

For general information, click here.
Surplus Claim Form PDF

Forms listed on this site are for reference only and are not warranted for, nor are they a guarantee of, suitability for any specific purpose. They are not intended to serve as legal advice and do not substitute for competent legal counsel or direct legal research. Simple access to forms cannot serve as an adequate substitute for legal counsel. As many of these forms are created by entities outside our control, some forms may be outdated.

Many forms are controled by the judiciary, legislature, or agencies at the level they are intended to be filed or above. Please refer to appropriate Florida Statutes, Florida Rules of Judicial Administration, Administrative Orders and Local Rules and Practices for specific information.

Instruction Sheet for Small Claims

Please note: 3+ copies needed - Original for Clerk, copies for yourself and all Defendants

Form More Information Format
Statement of Claim - Auto Accident Service Required PDF
Request for service   PDF
Affidavit Must be notarized PDF
Motion for Recordation of a Judgment Lien   PDF
Motion for Garnishment Service required PDF
Motion for Continuing Writ of Garnishment Service required PDF

For general information, click here.

Forms More Information Format
Set Aside Estreature   PDF
Set Aside Estreature with Reinstatement   PDF
Vacate Judgment   PDF
Remission   PDF
Supersedeas Bond Forms
Surety Bond Form   PDF
Cash Bond Form   PDF

For general information, click here.

Forms More Information Format
Administrative Order No. 2007-084 PA/PI-CIR Child Support and Alimony Depository Administrative Procedures PDF
Putative Father Registry Form from the Bureau of Vital Statistics website PDF
Helpful Hints for Child Support Orders   PDF
Delinquency Notice - Information Sheet   PDF
Memorandum to Clerk   PDF
Stop Payment Request Form   PDF
Direct Deposit Form   PDF
Add/Change Information in Child Support File   PDF
Driver's License/Vehicle Registration Suspension Request   PDF
Motion to Contest   PDF
Florida Courts Family Law Forms   LINK
Helpful Brochures provided by MyFloridaCounty.com - Paying Child Support Online
Setting Up Your Payment Account   PDF
Payment Inquiry   PDF
One Time Payment   PDF

For general information, click here.

Forms More Information Format
Civil Cover Sheet   PDF
Civil Packet Prices   PDF
Civil Procedure Rules Includes information on forms 1.901 to 1.999 and more. For Final Disposition go to Form 1.998 (pg. 240-242 of PDF). PDF
Estimate the value of real property or mortgage foreclosure claims form/worksheet   PDF
Dissolution of Marriage (Divorce) Forms   LINK
Designation of Ownership Shares of Abandoned Homestead This form is provided for married couples filing for a dissolution of marriage with real property. This form is to be filed when a married couple agrees to designate percentage shares of the homestead assessment difference (Save Our Homes Cap). This form must be prepared prior to divorce and filed with the Property Appraiser’s Office prior to the final dissolution of marriage. Once the designation is filed with the Property Appraiser, it is irrevocable. Please read the form carefully and speak with an attorney if you have any questions. PDF
Florida Courts Family Law Forms   LINK
Family Motion for Default and Default Form   PDF
Name Change Forms   LINK
Name Change Affidavit in Compliance with Section 68.07(3)(i)   PDF
Application for Determination of Civil Indigent Status   PDF
Petition for Court Review of Clerk's Determination of Non-Indigence   PDF
Vehicle Ownership Packet   PDF
Eviction/Ejectment/Unlawful Detainer Quick Reference Guide   PDF
Cash Bond Form   PDF
Supplemental Information Regarding Parties Form   PDF
Designation of Current Mailing and E-mail Address Form   PDF
General Motion   PDF
General Order   PDF

For general information, click here.

Forms More Information Format
Motion to Determine Confidentiality of Court Records   PDF
Order Granting/Denying Motion to Determine Confidentiality of Court Records Rule 2.420(c)(7)- (c)(8)   PDF
Order Granting/Denying Motion to Determine Confidentiality of Court Records Rule 2.420(c)(9)   PDF
Motion to Determine Confidentiality of Court Records – Special Criminal Records   PDF
Order Granting/Denying Motion to Determine Confidentiality of Court Records – Special Criminal Records Rule 2.420(c)(9)   PDF
Notice to Affected Non-Party   PDF
Notice Of Confidential Information in Court File   PDF
Notice of Hearing (Confidential Records)   PDF

For general information, click here.

Forms More Information Format
Bonds
Set Aside Estreature   PDF
Set Aside Estreature with Reinstatement   PDF
Vacate Judgment   PDF
Remission   PDF
Confidentiality of Court Records
Motion to Determine Confidentiality of Court Records   PDF
Order Granting/Denying Motion to Determine Confidentiality of Court Records Rule 2.420(c)(7)- (c)(8)   PDF
Order Granting/Denying Motion to Determine Confidentiality of Court Records Rule 2.420(c)(9)   PDF
Motion to Determine Confidentiality of Court Records – Special Criminal Records   PDF
Order Granting/Denying Motion to Determine Confidentiality of Court Records – Special Criminal Records Rule 2.420(c)(9)   PDF
Notice to Affected Non-Party   PDF
Notice Of Confidential Information in Court File   PDF
Notice of Hearing (Confidential Records)   PDF
Firearm Petitions
Administrative Order   PDF
Return of Firearm(s) Petition Packet   PDF
Indigency
Application for Determination of Criminal Indigent Status   PDF

For general information, click here.
Domicile Form PDF

For general information, click here.

Forms/Packets More Information Format
Deposit Account Application   PDF
Deposit Account Statement   LINK
Forms/Packets More Information Format
Unlawful Detainer Information Page   PDF
Unlawful Detainer Checklist   PDF
Civil Cover Sheet   PDF
Complaint for Unlawful Detainer   PDF
Summons   PDF
Affidavit as to Military Status   PDF
Motion for Clerk's Default   PDF
Motion for Default Final Judgment - Unlawful Detainer   PDF
Notice of Hearing   PDF
Judgment for Possession Unlawful Detainer   PDF
Writ of Possession   PDF
Notice of Voluntary Dismissal   PDF

For general information, click here.

Forms/Packets More Information Format
Multi-Use Dock Application   PDF
Private Dock Application   PDF
Dredge & Fill Application   PDF

For general information, click here.

Forms/Packets More Information Format
County Ordinance   PDF
Domestic Partnership Registry - Information Guide   PDF
Domestic Partnership Affidavit Form   PDF
Domestic Partnership Amendment Form   PDF
Domestic Partnership Termination Form   PDF

Florida law separates injunctions for protection into five categories: Domestic, Stalking, Repeat, Sexual and Dating. When determining the type of Injunction for which you need to file it is very important that you read over all of the requirements for each type before selecting one; choosing the incorrect type may cause your Petition to be denied by the Judge. Click here to read about the different types.

Forms/Packets More Information Format
Petition for Injunction for Protection Against Domestic Violence (F.L. Form 12.980(a))   PDF
Petition for Injunction for Protection Against Repeat Violence (F.L. Form 12.980(f))   PDF
Petition for Injunction for Protection Against Dating Violence (F.L. Form 12.980(n))   PDF
Petition for Injunction for Protection Against Sexual Violence (F.L. Form 12.980(q))   PDF
Petition for Injunction for Protection Against Stalking (F.L. Form 12.980(t))   PDF
Notice of Related Cases (F.L. Form 12.900(h))   PDF
Supplemental Information Regarding Parties   PDF
Petitioner's Waiver or Non-Waiver of Return Hearing   PDF
Supplemental Affidavit in Support of Petition for Injunction for Protection (F.L. Form 12.980(g))   PDF
Sheriff's Information Sheet   PDF
Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act Affidavit (F. L. Form 12.902(d))   PDF
Clerk's Domestic, Repeat, Stalking Violence Information Sheet   PDF
Clerk's Sexual Violence Information Sheet   PDF
Clerk's Dating Violence Information Sheet   PDF
Out-of-State Service Information Sheet   PDF
Post Judgment Forms and Miscellaneous
Motion for Modification of Injunction for Protection (F.L. Form 12.980(j)) non-child support/custody/visitation related PDF
Motion for Extension of Injunction for Protection (F.L. Form 12.980(i))   PDF
Motion to Dismiss (CTCIV140Ab)   PDF
Motion for Civil Contempt/Enforcement of Final Judgment of Injunction-Child Support and/or Visitation   PDF
Motion for Modification of Injunction for Protection Against Domestic Violence Child support/custody/visitation related PDF
Instructions for Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.980(h), Request for Confidential Filing of Address   PDF
General Motion   PDF
General Notice of Hearing   PDF
Attachment A: Petition in Support of Violation of Injunction Order   PDF
Attachment B: Order on Violation in Support of Violation of Injunction   PDF
Attachment C: Service Information for Injunctions for Protection Against Violence or Stalking   PDF
Attachment D: Order to Show Cause and Scheduling Criminal Contempt Arraignment   PDF
Attachment E: Order to Show Cause and Order of Arrest for Violation of Injunction Against Violence or Stalking   PDF

For general information, click here.

Forms/Packets More Information Format
Ejectment Information Page   PDF
Ejectment Checklist   PDF
Ejectment Quick Reference Guide   PDF
Complaint for Ejectment from Real Estate   PDF
Civil Cover Sheet   PDF
Non Military Affidavit   PDF
Summons   PDF
Motion for Clerk's Default   PDF
Motion for Default Judgment   PDF
Notice of Hearing   PDF
Final Judgment   PDF
Writ of Possession   PDF
Disclosure from NonLawyer   PDF
Notice of Voluntary Dismissal   PDF

For general information, click here.

Forms/Packets More Information Format
Estate Order Checklist - Petition for Discharge Court Order used to require additional documentation for new estates. This form is a sample of an order used by the Court and is provided as reference information only. DOC
Estate Audit for Discharge Worksheet This form is a sample and is provided as reference information only. DOC
Estate Order Checklist - Petition for Administration Court Order used to require additional documentation for new estates. This form is a sample of an order used by the Court and is provided as reference information only. DOC
Statement of Claim   PDF
Disposition of Personal Property without Administration   PDF

Return of Firearm(s) Petition Packet PDF

For general information, click here.

Forms/Packets More Information Format
Annual Guardianship Plan   PDF
Word
Annual Accounting   PDF
Excel
Simplified Accounting   PDF
Excel
Initial Guardianship Plan   PDF
Word
Verified Initial Inventory   PDF
Excel
Annual Physician Report   PDF
Word
Annual Affidavit   PDF
Word
Change of Address of Ward   PDF
Word
Injunction for Protection of a Vulnerable Adult from Exploitation Packet   PDF
Word
Petition for Injunction for Protection Against Exploitation of Vulnerable Adult   PDF
Word
Consent for Petitioner to File on Behalf of Vulnerable Adult   PDF
Word
The following Guardianship forms/links are Word documents, which are used by the Clerk's Audit staff and/or the Court to review new guardianship or initial and annual reports. They are samples provided as reference information only.
Guardianship Order Checklist Court Order used to require additional documentation PDF
Simplified Guardianship Worksheet   Word
Review of Initial Guardianship Plan   Word
Initial Verified Inventory   Word
Audit for Discharge   Word
Review of Annual Guardianship Plan   Word
Audit of Annual/ETG Final/Final/Interim Accounting   Word
Review of Annual Minor Guardianship Plan   Word
Annual Review -DHP- in lieu of an Annual Plan   Word
Annual Audit Pooled Trust and Under 65 Trust   Word
Helpful Guides and Instructions
Guardianship Forms Training Manual   PDF
Report Due Dates   PDF
Accounting Help and Instructions   PDF
Inventory Help and Instructions   PDF
Resources for Guardians   PDF
Plan Help and Instructions   PDF
Sixth Circuit Guardianship Forms Training Video   LINK

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Solicitation Permit Application PDF

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Forms/Packets More Information Format
Jury Service Excusal or Postponement   LINK
Juror Address and/or Name Change   LINK

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Forms/Packets More Information Format
Helpful Information and Forms
Information Page   PDF
LandLord/Tenant Information - Florida Department of Agriculture/Consumer Services   LINK
Florida Landlord/Tenant Law Brochure - Florida Department of Agriculture/Consumer Services   PDFEnglishSpanish
Quick Reference Guide to Complete Forms   PDF
Delinquent Tenant Flow Chart   PDF
Notice to Landlord - Withhold Rent   PDF
Notice to Landlord - Termination of Lease   PDF
Motion to Determine Amount of Rent   PDF
Residential Tenant Eviction
Mailing Charges Guide   PDF
Civil Cover Sheet - Form 1.997   PDF
Authorization of Property Manager - Form COCIV87 3 copies PDF
Notice from Landlord to Tenant - Termination for Failure to Pay Rent - Form 1 3 copies PDF
Eviction Summons - Residential - Form 7 3 copies PDF
Non-Military Affidavit - Form 81   PDF
Motion for Clerk's Default - Residential Eviction - Form 76   PDF
Motion for Court Default - Form COCIV 78   PDF
Motion for Default Final Judgement - Residential Eviction - Form 78   PDF
Motion/Order to Set Cause for Non-Jury Trial Final Judgment Residential Eviction - Form 10 with stamped addressed return envelopes (3 copies) PDF
Final Judgment - Eviction - Form 66 3 copies PDF
Writ of Possession - Form 11   PDF
20 Day Summons 3 copies PDF
Motion/Order to Disburse Funds from Registry of the Court - Form 13   PDF
Non-Lawyers Disclosure - Form 14 3 copies PDF
Notice of Voluntary Dismissal - Form 15   PDF
Notice to Impose a Claim on Security Deposit - Form 12 3 copies PDF
Non-Payment of Rent (Possession Only)
The following forms and packets are for:
  • Residential tenant eviction for non-payment of rent to obtain possession of the property only.
  • If the tenant did not pay the rent based on an oral or written lease agreement on a residential property only.
Information for Complaint for Eviction   PDF
Filing Checklist - Eviction (Possession Only)   PDF
Quick Reference Guide to Completing Forms Prior to Filing - Eviction (Possession Only)   PDF
Complaint for Eviction - Form 5   PDF
Non-Payment of Rent (Eviction and Damages)
The following forms and packets are for:
  • Residential tenant eviction for non-payment of rent to obtain possession of the property and back payment of rent (damages).
  • If the tenant did not pay the rent based on an oral or written lease agreement on a residential property only.
Information for Complaint for Eviction and Damages   PDF
Filing Checklist - Eviction and Damages   PDF
Quick Reference Guide to Completing Forms Prior to Filing - Eviction and Damages   PDF
Complaint for Eviction and Damages - Form 5a 3 copies PDF
Affidavit of Damages - Form 80 3 copies PDF
Motion/Order to Set Cause for Non-Jury Trial for Final Judgment for Damages (Count II) - Form 16 3 copies PDF
Final Judgment - Damages - Form 9   PDF

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Forms/Packets More Information Format
eMarriage Application   LINK
Statement of Premarital Course   PDF
Affidavit Amendment to Marriage License   PDF
Affidavit For Duplicate Marriage License   PDF

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Forms/Packets More Information Format
Petition and Affidavit Seeking Ex Parte Order Requiring Involuntary Examination   PDF
Affidavit in Support of Petition Seeking Ex Parte Order Requiring Involuntary Examination The Affidavit needs to be notarized or filed in person to be sworn in. Also, if another person witnessed the behavior, and would like to submit their testimony, they may complete the Affidavit in Support of the Petition to be filed with the petition. PDF

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Baker Act
Petition and Affidavit Seeking Ex Parte Order Requiring Involuntary Examination   PDF
Affidavit in Support of Petition Seeking Ex Parte Order Requiring Involuntary Examination The Affidavit needs to be notarized or filed in person to be sworn in. Also, if another person witnessed the behavior, and would like to submit their testimony, they may complete the Affidavit in Support of the Petition to be filed with the petition. PDF
Marchman Act
Petition and Affidavit Seeking Involuntary Substance Abuse Assessment and Stabilization   PDF
Petition for Involuntary Services This form is filed after an assessment by a Substance Abuse facility PDF
Withdrawal of Petition for Hearing on Involuntary Substance Abuse Assessment and Stabilization   PDF
Estate
Estate Order Checklist - Petition for Discharge Court Order used to require additional documentation for new estates. This form is a sample of an order used by the Court and is provided as reference information only. DOC
Estate Audit for Discharge Worksheet This form is a sample and is provided as reference information only. DOC
Estate Order Checklist - Petition for Administration Court Order used to require additional documentation for new estates. This form is a sample of an order used by the Court and is provided as reference information only. DOC
Statement of Claim   PDF
Disposition of Personal Property without Administration   PDF
Guardianship
Annual Guardianship Plan   PDF
Word
Annual Accounting   PDF
Excel
Simplified Accounting   PDF
Excel
Initial Guardianship Plan   PDF
Word
Verified Initial Inventory   PDF
Excel
Annual Physician Report   PDF
Word
Annual Affidavit   PDF
Word
The following Guardianship forms/links are Word documents, which are used by the Clerk's Audit staff and/or the Court to review new guardianship or initial and annual reports. They are samples provided as reference information only.
Guardianship Order Checklist Court Order used to require additional documentation PDF
Simplified Guardianship Worksheet   Word
Review of Initial Guardianship Plan   Word
Initial Verified Inventory   Word
Audit for Discharge   Word
Review of Annual Guardianship Plan   Word
Audit of Annual/ETG Final/Final/Interim Accounting   Word
Review of Annual Minor Guardianship Plan   Word
Annual Review -DHP- in lieu of an Annual Plan   Word
Annual Audit Pooled Trust and Under 65 Trust   Word
Helpful Guides and Instructions
Guardianship Forms Training Manual   PDF
Report Due Dates   PDF
Accounting Help and Instructions   PDF
Inventory Help and Instructions   PDF
Resources for Guardians   PDF
Plan Help and Instructions   PDF
Sixth Circuit Guardianship Forms Training Video   LINK

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Forms/Packets More Information Format
Registered User Account for Court Records   PDF
Subscription Agreement for Official Records   PDF

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Forms/Packets More Information Format
Form for Official/Public Records (Do Not Use for Court Records)   PDF
Request for Protected Address Form (Do Not Use for Court Records)   PDF
Official Records Redaction Request online   LINK

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Forms/Packets More Information Format
Information Sheet for Small Claims   PDF
Statement of Claim in Replevin 3+ copies - Original to Clerk, copies for yourself and all Defendants. Service Require PDF
Instruction Sheet for Filing Small Claims   PDF
Statement of Claim This form must be served. Provide enough copies for service of all defendants and for your own records. PDF
Statement of Claim for Return of Stolen Property (from a pawn shop)This form must be served. Provide enough copies for service of all defendants and for your own records. PDF
Statement of Claim in Replevin under 538.08 – Stolen Goods from a Second-hand dealer This form must be served. Provide enough copies for service of all defendants and for your own records. PDF
Statement of Claim in Replevin under 528.24 - Stolen Regulated Metals Property This form must be served. Provide enough copies for service of all defendants and for your own records. PDF
Statement of Claim in Replevin This form must be served. Provide enough copies for service of all defendants and for your own records. PDF
Statement of Claim - Auto Accident This form must be served. Provide enough copies for service of all defendants and for your own records. PDF
Statement of Claim - Landlord/Tenant - Unpaid Rent This form must be served. Provide enough copies for service of all defendants and for your own records. PDF
Statement of Claim - Landlord/Tenant - Security Deposit Refund This form must be served. Provide enough copies for service of all defendants and for your own records. PDF
Statement of Claim - Landlord/Tenant - Damages to Premises and Unpaid Rent This form must be served. Provide enough copies for service of all defendants and for your own records. PDF
Statement of Counter Claim This statement of counter claim form does not require service on the other party. A mail copy is accepted. PDF
Third Party Complaint This form must be served. A defendant against another party not originally brought into the case uses this form. Provide copies for all parties. PDF
Statement of Cross Claim   PDF
Authorization of Corporate Officer   PDF
Motion   PDF
Request for Service This form is used when service was unsuccessful and a new pre-trial is requested. PDF
Subpoena This witness Subpoena must be served and is only used after a pre-trial hearing. PDF
Praecipe for Subpoena This Praecipe (request) for Subpoena form can be used when requesting the clerk to issue your subpoena, but is not required. PDF
Subpoena Duces Tecum for Deposition   PDF
Affidavit - Balance Due on Stipulation This form must be notorized. The dollar amount entered on this form can not exceed the dollar amount on the original stipulation. PDF
Sworn Statement of Court Costs and/or Interest This form is provided along with the affidavit when seeking interest. PDF
Motion for Recordation of Judgment as Lien   PDF
Ex Parte Motion for Hearing in Aid of Execution   PDF
Notice of Voluntary Dismissal   PDF
Motion to Set Aside Dismissal for Failure to Prosecute and Reinstate Case/Rest Pre-Trial   PDF
Motion to Set Aside Default Judgment and Default Judgment and Affidavit of Meritorious Defense   PDF
Fact Information Sheet for Individuals   PDF
Fact Information Sheet for Businesses   PDF
Prejudgment Writ of Garnishment This form requires an order from the court before the clerk can issue it. This form must be served. PDF
Motion for Garnishment This form is used after a final judgment has been entered. PDF
Writ of Garnishment This form must be served. PDF
Motion for Continuing Writ of Garnishment   PDF
Continuing Writ of Garnishment Order This form must be served. PDF
Instructions to Garnishee (Employer) - Nonsupport Payments Includes Answer of Garnishee and Garnishment Accounting Sheet. PDF
Garnishment Accounting Sheet   PDF
Claim of Exemption and Request for Hearing - Pursuant to F.S. 77.041   PDF
Notice to Defendant of Right Against Garnishment of Wages, Money and Other Property - Pursuant to F.S. 77.041   PDF
Writ of Execution   PDF
Satisfaction   PDF

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Forms/Packets More Information Format
Petition and Affidavit Seeking Involuntary Substance Abuse Assessment and Stabilization   PDF
Petition for Involuntary Services This form is filed after an assessment by a Substance Abuse facility PDF
Withdrawal of Petition for Hearing on Involuntary Substance Abuse Assessment and Stabilization   PDF

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Surplus Claim Form PDF

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Forms/Packets More Information Format
Parking Affidavit of Defense   PDF
Traffic Affidavit of Defense   PDF
Plea of Not Guilty and Request for Hearing   PDF
Motion to Continue Civil Traffic Hearing   PDF
Defensive Driving Course - School Election Form   PDF
Affidavit of Non Responsibility For Red Light Camera Violations PDF

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Forms/Packets More Information Format
Petition to the Value Adjustment Board (DR-486)   PDF
Attachment to Single Joint Petition for Multiple Units (DR-486MU)   PDF
Transfer of Homestead Assessment Difference Petition (Portability) (DR-486Port)   PDF
Written Authorization for Representation before the Value Adjustment Board (DR-486A)   PDF
Request for Withdrawal (DR-485WI)   PDF

Civil Forms Packets

The price listed on the cover of the following packets corresponds to the cost of paper copies, which are available at each Self Help Center location.  There is no cost to you if you wish to download any forms from this site.  Please note, not all forms may be necessary for every type of action.  Instructions are provided.

Use the Book Appointment tab on the Self Help Center page to schedule an appointment with an attorney.  During your appointment, the attorney will provide you with procedural advice and assist in filling out civil court forms.  Appointments are made in 15-minute increments at a rate of $15.00 each, and may be scheduled up to 60 minutes for $60.00.

To purchase paper copies of any of the packets below, call (727) 464-5150.

Revised 8/2018

Select a Packet Name to Download Form # Cost (Free to Download)
Adoption of a minor by Stepparent 4-A $13.50
Adoption of an adult by Stepparent 4-B $9.60
Answer/Counter-Petition/Paternity 2-B $26.70
Answer/Counter-Petition to Dissolution of Marriage 8-D $29.10
Constructive Service 1-C $3.75
Delinquent Tenant – Landlord/Tenant Eviction Residential - Possession ONLY   $4.20
Delinquent Tenant - Landlord/Tenant Eviction Residential - Possession & Damages   $5.85
Disestablishment of Paternity and/or Termination of Child Support 951(a) $10.50
Dissolution of Marriage with Minor Child/Children 8-B $31.95
Dissolution of Marriage with No Minor Child/Children 8-A $25.05
Ejectment   $3.00
Income Deduction Order packet   $2.10
Modification of Alimony 3-C $17.70
Modification of Support 3-B $22.35
Modification of Parenting Plan/Time Sharing and Other Relief 3-A $27.45
Motion for Contempt / Enforcement 9 $6.15
Name Change (Adult) 7-A $8.10
Name Change (Family) 7-C $15.60
Name Change (Minor Child/Children) 7-B $14.70
Paternity 2-A $27.45
Joint Petition to Determine Paternity/Related Relief 74 $25.95
Simplified Dissolution of Marriage 8-C $10.05
Small Claims Packet   $1.05
Supplemental Petition for Temporary Modification of Parenting Issues for Child(ren) of Parent Activated, Deployed, or Temporarily Assigned to Military (61.13002) 3-D $24.00
Supplemental Petition to Establish Parenting Plan   $25.80
Support Unconnected with Dissolution of Marriage w/Minor Child(ren) 6-A $22.95
Support Unconnected with Dissolution of Marriage w/No Minor Child(ren) 6-B $19.05
Support and Parenting Plan Unconnected with Dissolution of Marriage w/Dependent or Minor Child(ren) 2(a) $28.35
Temporary Custody Under Chapter 751 (agreed custody to extended family) 65 $19.05
Tenant Rights   $1.80
Unlawful Detainer   $3.30
Vehicle Ownership   $0.90

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