Form 12.915 "Designation of Current Address and E-Mail Address" - Florida

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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.

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  • Released on June 1, 2018;
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR FLORIDA SUPREME COURT APPROVED FAMILY LAW
FORM 12.915
DESIGNATION OF CURRENT MAILING AND E-MAIL ADDRESS
(06/18)
When should this form be used?
This form should be used to inform the clerk and the other party of your current mailing and e-mail
address(es) or any change of address. It is very important that the court and the other party in your case
have your correct address.
A party not represented by an attorney may choose to designate e-mail address(es) for service. A primary
and up to two secondary e-mail addresses can be designated. If you do so and the other party is
represented by an attorney or has also designated e-mail address(es) for service, e-mail will be the
exclusive means of service.
If there is any change in your mailing or e-mail address(es), you must complete a new form, file it with the
clerk, and serve a copy on any other party or parties in your case.
What should I do next?
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.
A copy of this form must be served on any other party in your case. Service must be in accordance with
Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.516.
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.
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
Instructions for Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915, Designation of Current Mailing and
E-mail Address (06/18)
INSTRUCTIONS FOR FLORIDA SUPREME COURT APPROVED FAMILY LAW
FORM 12.915
DESIGNATION OF CURRENT MAILING AND E-MAIL ADDRESS
(06/18)
When should this form be used?
This form should be used to inform the clerk and the other party of your current mailing and e-mail
address(es) or any change of address. It is very important that the court and the other party in your case
have your correct address.
A party not represented by an attorney may choose to designate e-mail address(es) for service. A primary
and up to two secondary e-mail addresses can be designated. If you do so and the other party is
represented by an attorney or has also designated e-mail address(es) for service, e-mail will be the
exclusive means of service.
If there is any change in your mailing or e-mail address(es), you must complete a new form, file it with the
clerk, and serve a copy on any other party or parties in your case.
What should I do next?
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.
A copy of this form must be served on any other party in your case. Service must be in accordance with
Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.516.
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.
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
Instructions for Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915, Designation of Current Mailing and
E-mail Address (06/18)
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
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. The words that are in bold underline in these instructions are defined there.
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 12.915, Designation of Current Mailing and
E-mail Address (06/18)
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR
COUNTY, FLORIDA
Case No.:
Division:
,
Petitioner,
and
,
Respondent.
DESIGNATION OF CURRENT MAILING AND E-MAIL ADDRESS
I, {full legal name}, _________________________________________, being sworn, certify that:
MAILING ADDRESS:
My current mailing address is:
{Street or Post Office Box} _________________________________________________________,
{City}, ___________________________________, {State}, _____________, {Zip}_____________.
{Telephone No.}
_____________ {Fax No.} ______________________.
E-MAIL ADDRESS:
{Do not provide an e-mail address unless you choose to serve and receive all documents in the future
only by e-mail. If you are a self-represented litigant (appearing without an attorney), you are not
required to serve or receive documents by electronic mail (e-mail); however, once you designate an e-
mail address, that address will be the exclusive means of serving and receiving documents. Once you
choose to serve and receive documents by e-mail, you cannot change your decision.}
I wish to designate the following e-mail address(es) for the purposes of serving and receiving documents:
___________________________________________________________________________________
Instructions for Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915, Designation of Current Mailing and
E-mail Address (06/18)
I understand that I must keep the clerk’s office and the opposing party or parties notified of my current
mailing and e-mail address(es) and that all future papers in this lawsuit will be served at the address(es)
on record at the clerk’s office.
I certify that a copy of this document was _____ e-mailed _____ mailed _____ faxed and mailed
_____ hand-delivered to the person(s) listed below on {date}__________________________.
Other party or his/her attorney:
Name: _____________________________
Address: ____________________________
City, State, Zip: _______________________
Fax Number: _________________________
Designated E-mail Address(es): ___________
__________________________________
_____________________________________________
Signature of Party
STATE OF FLORIDA
COUNTY OF
Sworn to or affirmed and signed before me on
by
.
NOTARY PUBLIC or DEPUTY CLERK
____________________________________________
[Print, type, or stamp commissioned name of notary
or clerk.]
_
Personally known
_
Produced identification
Type of identification produced
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} _____ Petitioner _____ Respondent
This form was completed with the assistance of:
{name of individual} ______________________________________________________________,
{name of business} _______________________________________________________________,
{street}
______________________________________________,
{city}
,{state} __, {zip code}______,{telephone number}____
Instructions for Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915, Designation of Current Mailing and
E-mail Address (06/18)