Form 12.980(X) "Order to Show Cause" - Florida

What Is Form 12.980(X)?

This is a legal form that was released by the Florida Circuit Court - a government authority operating within Florida. As of today, no separate filing guidelines for the form are provided by the issuing department.

Form Details:

  • Released on May 1, 2013;
  • The latest edition provided by the Florida Circuit Court;
  • Easy to use and ready to print;
  • Quick to customize;
  • Compatible with most PDF-viewing applications;
  • Fill out the form in our online filing application.

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Download Form 12.980(X) "Order to Show Cause" - Florida

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR
_________________ COUNTY, FLORIDA
Case No.:
Division:
___________,
Petitioner,
and
____________,
Respondent.
Description of Respondent:
Sex: _______________
Eye color: __________
Race: ______________
Hair color: __________
Height: ____________
Last known address: _______________________________
Weight: ____________
DOB: ______________
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE
This cause comes before the court for review based upon the alleged conduct of Respondent for the
issuance of an Order to Show Cause directed to {name}
for
violation of the Final Judgment of Injunction for Protection as is more specifically set forth in the
Petition By Affidavit For Order To Show Cause For a Violation Of Final Judgment Of Injunction For
Protection, a copy of which is attached hereto and made a part hereof.
NOW, THEREFORE, you,{name}__________________________________________________,are hereby
ORDERED to appear before this court before Judge {name}
,
on {date} __________________, at {time} ___.m., in Room ______ of the _______________Courthouse,
located at ___________________________, to be arraigned. A subsequent hearing will be scheduled
requiring Respondent to show cause why he/she should not be held in contempt of this court for
violation of the Final Judgment of Injunction for Protection as is stated in the attached Petition By
Affidavit For Order To Show Cause For a Violation of Final Judgment of Injunction For Protection.
Punishment, if imposed, may include a fine and incarceration. Should the court determine, based on the
evidence presented at the hearing, that Respondent’s conduct warrants sanctions for civil contempt in
addition to or instead of indirect criminal contempt, the court reserves the right to find Respondent
guilty of civil contempt and impose appropriate civil sanctions.
_____The court hereby appoints the State Attorney’s Office to prosecute the case.
_____Respondent is advised that he/she is entitled to be represented by counsel.
Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.980(x), Order to Show Cause (05/13)
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR
_________________ COUNTY, FLORIDA
Case No.:
Division:
___________,
Petitioner,
and
____________,
Respondent.
Description of Respondent:
Sex: _______________
Eye color: __________
Race: ______________
Hair color: __________
Height: ____________
Last known address: _______________________________
Weight: ____________
DOB: ______________
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE
This cause comes before the court for review based upon the alleged conduct of Respondent for the
issuance of an Order to Show Cause directed to {name}
for
violation of the Final Judgment of Injunction for Protection as is more specifically set forth in the
Petition By Affidavit For Order To Show Cause For a Violation Of Final Judgment Of Injunction For
Protection, a copy of which is attached hereto and made a part hereof.
NOW, THEREFORE, you,{name}__________________________________________________,are hereby
ORDERED to appear before this court before Judge {name}
,
on {date} __________________, at {time} ___.m., in Room ______ of the _______________Courthouse,
located at ___________________________, to be arraigned. A subsequent hearing will be scheduled
requiring Respondent to show cause why he/she should not be held in contempt of this court for
violation of the Final Judgment of Injunction for Protection as is stated in the attached Petition By
Affidavit For Order To Show Cause For a Violation of Final Judgment of Injunction For Protection.
Punishment, if imposed, may include a fine and incarceration. Should the court determine, based on the
evidence presented at the hearing, that Respondent’s conduct warrants sanctions for civil contempt in
addition to or instead of indirect criminal contempt, the court reserves the right to find Respondent
guilty of civil contempt and impose appropriate civil sanctions.
_____The court hereby appoints the State Attorney’s Office to prosecute the case.
_____Respondent is advised that he/she is entitled to be represented by counsel.
Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.980(x), Order to Show Cause (05/13)
If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to
participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the
provision of certain assistance. Please contact:_________________________
__________________________________________________________________
{identify applicable court personnel by name, address, and telephone number} at
least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon
receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less
than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Sheriff of this county serve this Order to Show Cause by delivering
copies to Respondent, with proof of Sheriff’s service.
DONE AND ORDERED in __________________ County, Florida, on {date}
_________.
______________________________
Circuit Judge
Copies to:
_____ State Attorney
_____ Petitioner or Counsel for Petitioner
_____ Respondent or Counsel for Respondent
Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.980(x), Order to Show Cause (05/13)
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