Month: January 2019

Florida Supreme Court Amends Rules of Appellate Procedure to Change Briefing Deadlines

January 7th, 2019 by

Effective January 1, 2019!

Florida Appellate Briefing DeadlinesOn October 25, 2018, the Florida Supreme Court issued an order adopting proposed amendments to the Florida Rules of Appellate Procedure. The aspect of the order that will have the biggest impact on the appellate process in Florida is the change to the briefing deadlines for many Florida appeals and original proceedings.

The general theme of the amendments is that most deadlines triggered by service of an order or document have been extended.

Deadlines triggered by the filing of a document, on the other hand, have not been changed by the amendments. (more…)