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Notice Of Voluntary Dismissal w-Instructions 12.927 - Florida

Notice Of Voluntary Dismissal w-Instructions Form. This is a Florida form and can be used in Procedural Family Law Statewide .
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR FLORIDA SUPREME COURT APPROVED FAMILY LAW FORM 12.927, NOTICE OF VOLUNTARY DISMISSAL (11/15) When should this form be used? If you are the petitioner in a case and you wish to discontinue (dismiss) the case, you may use this form to request that the court dismiss your petition. If you are the respondent in a case and you have filed a counterpetition, you may use this form to request that the court dismiss your counterpetition. WARNING: If your case involves both a petition and a counterpetition, a notice of voluntary dismissal filed by one party will NOT dismiss the other party's petition or counterpetition. The other party also must file a notice of voluntary dismissal for the entire case to stop completely. This form should be typed or printed in black ink. After completing this form, you should file the original with the clerk of the circuit court in the county where your case is filed and keep a copy for your records. IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING E-FILING The Florida Rules of Judicial Administration now require that all petitions, pleadings, and documents be filed electronically except in certain circumstances. Self-represented litigants may file petitions or other pleadings or documents electronically; however, they are not required to do so. If you choose to file your pleadings or other documents electronically, you must do so in accordance with Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.525, and you must follow the procedures of the judicial circuit in which you file. The rules and procedures should be carefully read and followed. What should I do next? A copy of this form must be mailed, e-mailed or hand-delivered to each party in the case. IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING E-SERVICE ELECTION After the initial service of process of the petition or supplemental petition by the Sheriff or certified process server, the Florida Rules of Judicial Administration now require that all documents required or permitted to be served on the other party must be served by electronic mail (e-mail) except in certain circumstances. You must strictly comply with the format requirements set forth in the Rules of Judicial Administration. If you elect to participate in electronic service, which means serving or receiving pleadings by electronic mail (e-mail), or through the Florida Courts E-Filing Portal, you must review Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.516. You may find this rule at www.flcourts.org through the link to the Rules of Judicial Administration provided under either Family Law Forms: Getting Started, or Rules of Court in the A-Z Topical Index. SELF-REPRESENTED LITIGANTS MAY SERVE DOCUMENTS BY E-MAIL; HOWEVER, THEY ARE NOT REQUIRED TO DO SO. If a self-represented litigant elects to serve and receive documents by e-mail, the procedures must always be followed once the initial election is made. To serve and receive documents by e-mail, you must designate your e-mail addresses by using the Designation of Current Mailing and E-mail Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form Instructions for Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.927, Notice of Voluntary Dismissal (11/15) American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com 12.915, and you must provide your e-mail address on each form on which your signature appears. Please CAREFULLY read the rules and instructions for: Certificate of Service (General), Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.914; Designation of Current Mailing and E-mail Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915; and Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.516. Where can I look for more information? Before proceeding, you should read General Information for Self-Represented Litigants found at the beginning of these forms. For further information, see 12.420, Florida Family Law Rule of Procedure 12.420. Special notes... Remember, a person who is NOT an attorney is called a nonlawyer. If a nonlawyer helps you fill out these forms, that person must give you a copy of Disclosure from Nonlawyer, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure Form 12.900 (a), before he or she helps you. A nonlawyer helping you fill out these forms also must put his or her name, address, and telephone number on the bottom of the last page of every form he or she helps you complete. Instructions for Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.927, Notice of Voluntary Dismissal (11/15) American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE _______________________ JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR ________________________ COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: ___________________________ ___ Division: __________________________________________________________________________________ ________ __________________________________, Petitioner, and __________________________________, Respondent, NOTICE OF VOLUNTARY DISMISSAL I, {full legal name} [choose one only] a. b. I am the Petitioner in this case and I voluntarily dismiss my petition. I am the Respondent in this case and I voluntarily dismiss my counterpetition. , give notice that: I certify that a copy of this document was ( ) e-mailed ( ) mailed ( to the person(s) listed below on {date} __________________________. ) faxed ( ) hand-delivered Other party or his/her attorney: Name: ______________________________________ Address: ____________________________________ City, State, Zip: _______________________________ Fax Number: _________________________________ Designated E-mail Address(es): __________________ ____________________________________________ _______ Signature of Party Printed Name: _________________________________ Address: ______________________________________ City, State, Zip: _________________________________ Fax Number: ___________________________________ Designated E-mail Address(es): ____________________ _____________________________________________ Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.927, Notice of Voluntary Dismissal (11/15) American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com IF A NONLAWYER HELPED YOU FILL OUT THIS FORM, HE/SHE MUST FILL IN THE BLANKS BELOW: [fill in all blanks] This form was prepared for the: {choose only one} ( ) Husband ( ) Wife This form was completed with the assistance of: {name of individual} ____________________________________________________________________, {name of business} _____________________________________________________________________, {address} _____________________________________________________________
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