Form 12.950(E) "Motion for Temporary Order Granting Relocation" - Florida

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INSTRUCTIONS FOR FLORIDA SUPREME COURT APPROVED FAMILY LAW
FORM 12.950(e)
MOTION FOR TEMPORARY ORDER GRANTING RELOCATION (11/15)
When should this form be used?
This form should be used when you have filed a Petition or Supplemental Petition to permit relocation of
a child or children, or you are seeking relocation in a pending action. You should use this form to ask the
court to permit a temporary relocation of the child(ren)’s principal residence, temporary modification of
visitation or time-sharing, temporary modification of child support, and other relief before the court has
had an opportunity to make a permanent decision on the question of relocation.
This form should be typed or printed in black ink.
You must fill in all sections of the form. After
completing this form, you should file the original with the clerk of the circuit court in the county where
the Petition or Supplemental Petition for Modification to Permit Relocation with Minor Child(ren) 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 hearing form.
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.
Instructions for Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.950 (e), Motion for Temporary
Order Granting Relocation (11/15)
INSTRUCTIONS FOR FLORIDA SUPREME COURT APPROVED FAMILY LAW
FORM 12.950(e)
MOTION FOR TEMPORARY ORDER GRANTING RELOCATION (11/15)
When should this form be used?
This form should be used when you have filed a Petition or Supplemental Petition to permit relocation of
a child or children, or you are seeking relocation in a pending action. You should use this form to ask the
court to permit a temporary relocation of the child(ren)’s principal residence, temporary modification of
visitation or time-sharing, temporary modification of child support, and other relief before the court has
had an opportunity to make a permanent decision on the question of relocation.
This form should be typed or printed in black ink.
You must fill in all sections of the form. After
completing this form, you should file the original with the clerk of the circuit court in the county where
the Petition or Supplemental Petition for Modification to Permit Relocation with Minor Child(ren) 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 hearing form.
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.
Instructions for Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.950 (e), Motion for Temporary
Order Granting Relocation (11/15)
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. Words in “bold underline” in these instructions are defined there. For
further information, see chapter 61, Florida Statutes.
Special notes
If the temporary relocation of the child(ren) is approved, the court may require you to provide reasonable
security, financial or otherwise, and guarantee that the court-ordered contact with the child(ren) will not
be interrupted or interfered with by you.
If the relocation is not permitted and the child(ren) is/are relocated nevertheless, there could be serious
consequences affecting the person violating the court order, including his or her parental responsibility
and time-sharing or access with the child(ren)
Instructions for Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.950 (e), Motion for Temporary
Order Granting Relocation (11/15)
With this form you must also file the following, if not already filed:
Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) Affidavit, Florida Supreme
Court Approved Family Law Form 12.902(d).
Notice of Social Security Number, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.902(j).
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.)
Child Support Guidelines Worksheet, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure Form 12.902(e), if
you are asking for a temporary modification of child support. (If you do not know the other
party’s income, you may file this worksheet as soon as a copy of his or her financial affidavit has
been served on you.)
Temporary Order... These family law forms contain a Temporary Order Granting/Denying Relocation,
Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.950(f) 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
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 12.950 (e), Motion for Temporary
Order Granting Relocation (11/15)
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE _____________________ JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR __________________________ COUNTY, FLORIDA
Case No: _________________________
Division: _________________________
____________________________________,
Petitioner,
and
____________________________________,
Respondent.
MOTION FOR TEMPORARY ORDER GRANTING RELOCATION
The _____ Petitioner _____ Respondent requests that the Court enter a temporary order permitting
relocation of the minor child(ren).
1. I have filed a Petition or a Supplemental Petition to Permit Relocation to the following:
a. The location of the intended new residence, including the state, city, and physical address, if
known, is: _____________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
b. The new principal residence is more than 50 miles from my principal place of residence at the
time of the entry of the last order establishing or modifying time-sharing, or at the time of
filing the pending action to establish or modify time-sharing. The change of location is at
least 50 miles from that residence and is for at least 60 consecutive days.
c. The mailing address of the new physical residence, if not the same as the physical address, is:
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
d. The home telephone number of the intended new residence, if known, is: ______________.
e. The date of the intended move or proposed relocation is: ___________________________.
2. The dependent or minor child(ren) is (are):
Name
Birth Date
_________________________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________________________
Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.950(e), Motion for Temporary Order Granting
Relocation (11/15)
3. A petition or supplemental petition to relocate has been filed with the court and was served on
the _____ Petitioner _____ Respondent _____ Other Person {name} __________________________
entitled to access or time-sharing with the child(ren) on ____________________________________
_____ A response objecting to the Relocation was filed
OR
_____ The time for filing a response has not passed as of the filing of this Motion.
4. The specific reasons for the proposed temporary relocation of the child(ren) are: ____________
__________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________
{Attach additional sheets if necessary.}
5. One of the reasons for the proposed temporary relocation is a job offer.
{Choose one only} _____ Yes _____ No.
The job offer is in writing. {Choose one only} _____ Yes _____ No.
If yes, a copy of the written job offer is attached to this Motion.
6. I am requesting a temporary relief hearing to permit relocation and cannot wait for the final
hearing because ____________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________
7. The temporary relocation is in the best interests of the child(ren) because: {explain} __________
__________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________
8. I ask the Court to temporarily establish or modify visitation or the time-sharing schedule as
follows: {explain} ___________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________
9. {Choose only one} _____ Yes _____ No. I ask the Court to temporarily modify child support,
consistent with the modification of visitation or the time-sharing schedule. A Child Support
Guidelines Worksheet, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure Form 12.902(e), _____ is, or _____ will
be filed.
10. Other
Relief.
{specify}
_____________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________
Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.950(e), Motion for Temporary Order Granting
Relocation (11/15)
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