Form 12.947(C) "Motion for Temporary Support and Other Relief With No Dependent or Minor Child(Ren)" - Florida

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INSTRUCTIONS FOR FLORIDA SUPREME COURT APPROVED FAMILY LAW
FORM 12.947(c)
MOTION FOR TEMPORARY SUPPORT AND OTHER RELIEF WITH NO
DEPENDENT OR MINOR CHILD(REN)(11/15)
When should this form be used?
This form may be used by:
(1) the respondent or the petitioner in a pending dissolution of marriage action. For you to use this
form, a petition for dissolution of marriage must have already been filed. You should use this form
to ask the court to award any of the following: temporary use of assets; temporary exclusive use of
the marital home; temporary responsibility for liabilities/debts; temporary spousal support
(alimony); and other relief.
OR
(2) the petitioner in a pending action for support unconnected with a dissolution. For you to use
this form, a petition for support unconnected with a dissolution of marriage must have already been
filed. You should use this form to ask the court to award temporary spousal support(alimony).
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 the petition for dissolution of marriage was 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, along with all of the other forms required with this motion, must be mailed, e-mailed,
or hand delivered to the other party in your case. When you have filed all of the required forms, you are
ready to set a hearing on your motion. You should check with the clerk, family law intake staff, or judicial
assistant for information on the local procedure for scheduling a hearing. When you know the date and
time of your hearing, you should notify the other party using a Notice of Hearing (General), Florida
Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.923, or other appropriate notice of hearingform.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING E-SERVICE ELECTION
After the initial service of process of the petition or supplemental petition by the Sheriff or certified
Instructions for Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.947(c), Motion for Temporary
Support and Other Relief with No Dependent or Minor Child(ren) (11/15)
INSTRUCTIONS FOR FLORIDA SUPREME COURT APPROVED FAMILY LAW
FORM 12.947(c)
MOTION FOR TEMPORARY SUPPORT AND OTHER RELIEF WITH NO
DEPENDENT OR MINOR CHILD(REN)(11/15)
When should this form be used?
This form may be used by:
(1) the respondent or the petitioner in a pending dissolution of marriage action. For you to use this
form, a petition for dissolution of marriage must have already been filed. You should use this form
to ask the court to award any of the following: temporary use of assets; temporary exclusive use of
the marital home; temporary responsibility for liabilities/debts; temporary spousal support
(alimony); and other relief.
OR
(2) the petitioner in a pending action for support unconnected with a dissolution. For you to use
this form, a petition for support unconnected with a dissolution of marriage must have already been
filed. You should use this form to ask the court to award temporary spousal support(alimony).
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 the petition for dissolution of marriage was 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, along with all of the other forms required with this motion, must be mailed, e-mailed,
or hand delivered to the other party in your case. When you have filed all of the required forms, you are
ready to set a hearing on your motion. You should check with the clerk, family law intake staff, or judicial
assistant for information on the local procedure for scheduling a hearing. When you know the date and
time of your hearing, you should notify the other party using a Notice of Hearing (General), Florida
Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.923, or other appropriate notice of hearingform.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING E-SERVICE ELECTION
After the initial service of process of the petition or supplemental petition by the Sheriff or certified
Instructions for Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.947(c), Motion for Temporary
Support and Other Relief with No Dependent or Minor Child(ren) (11/15)
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
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 Administration2.516.
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. Words in bold underline in these instructions are defined there. For further
information, see chapter 61, Florida Statutes, rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, and rule
1.610, Florida Rules of Civil Procedure.
Special notes...
If you use paragraph 1.c. of this form to ask the court to enter a temporary injunction, the court may
require you to post a bond.
With this form you must also file the following, if not already filed:
Family Law Financial Affidavit, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure Form 12.902(b) or (c).
(This must be filed within 45 days if not filed at the time of the petition.)
Notice of Social Security Number, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.902(j).
Certificate of Compliance with Mandatory Disclosure, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure
Form 12.932.
Temporary Order... These family law forms contain an Order for Temporary Support and Other Relief
with No Dependent or Minor Child(ren), Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.947(d),
which the judge may use. You should check with the clerk, family law intake staff, or judicial assistant to
see if you need to bring it with you to the hearing. If so, you should type or print the heading, including
the circuit, county, case number, division, and the parties’ names, and leave the rest blank for the judge
to complete at your hearing.
Nonlawyer… Remember, a person who is NOT an attorney is called a nonlawyer. If a nonlawyer helps
Instructions for Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.947(c), Motion for Temporary
Support and Other Relief with No Dependent or Minor Child(ren) (11/15)
you fill out these forms, that person must give you a copy of a 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 12.947(c), Motion for Temporary
Support and Other Relief with No Dependent or Minor Child(ren) (11/15)
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE _______________________ JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR ________________________ COUNTY, FLORIDA
Case No.: ___________________________ ___
Division: __________________________________________________________________________________ ________
__________________________________,
Petitioner,
and
__________________________________,
Respondent,
MOTION FOR TEMPORARY SUPPORT AND OTHER RELIEF WITH NO
DEPENDENT OR MINOR CHILD(REN)
Petitioner
Respondent requests that the Court enter an order granting the following
temporary support:
{Complete all that apply}
1. Assets and Liabilities.
a. _____ Award temporary exclusive use and possession of the marital home. {address}
______________________________________________________________________________
The Court should do this because: __________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
b. _____ Award temporary use and possession of marital assets. {Specify, without giving
account numbers} ____________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
The Court should do this because: __________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
c. _____ Enter a temporary injunction prohibiting the parties from disposing of any marital
assets, other than ordinary and usual expenses. {Explain} ____________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
The Court should do this because: __________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
d. _____ Require temporary payment of specific marital debts. {Explain without using account
Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.947(c), Motion for Temporary Support and Other Relief with
No Dependent or Minor Child(ren) (11/15)
numbers} ___________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
The Court should do this because: __________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________
2. Support. Award temporary spousal support/alimony of $ __________ per month.
The Court should do this because: __________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________
3. Other provisions relating to alimony including any tax treatment and consequences:
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
4. Attorney’s fees and costs.
a. _____ Award temporary attorney’s fees of $ __________.
b. _____ Award temporary costs of $ __________.
The Court should do this because: __________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
5. Other Relief. {specify} ____________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
6. A completed Certificate of Compliance with Mandatory Disclosure, Florida Family Law Rules of
Procedure Form 12.932, is filed with this motion or has already been filed with the Court.
7. A completed Notice of Social Security Number, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law
Form 12.902(j), is filed with this motion or has already been filed with the Court.
I request that the Court hold a hearing on this matter and grant the relief specifically requested and
any other relief this Court may deem just and proper.
Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.947(c), Motion for Temporary Support and Other Relief with
No Dependent or Minor Child(ren) (11/15)