Family Law Form 12.948(D) "Motion to Modify or Terminate Temporary Grant of Custodial Responsibility or Limited Contact During Deployment" - Florida

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INSTRUCTIONS FOR FLORIDA SUPREME COURT APPROVED FAMILY
LAW FORM 12.948(d)
MOTION TO MODIFY OR TERMINATE TEMPORARY GRANT OF
CUSTODIAL RESPONSIBILITY OR LIMITED CONTACT DURING
DEPLOYMENT
(07/20)
When should this form be used?
This form should be used when you are asking the court to modify or terminate a temporary grant of
custodial responsibility during deployment. The Motion must be consistent with the Servicemembers
Civil Relief Act, 50 U.S.C. ss. 3902-4043. The Motion may be filed by the Deploying Parent, the Other
Parent, or any Nonparent who was granted caretaking authority. A temporary grant of custodial
modification or limited contact, and any modification, is temporary and terminates 30 days after the
Deploying Parent gives notice of his/her return from deployment to the Other Parent, unless the
temporary grant of custodial responsibility or limited contact has been terminated before that time
by court order
This form should be typed or printed in black ink. After completing this form, you should sign the
form before a notary public or deputy clerk. A military member may sign before a military officer
authorized to administer oaths. You should file the Motion in the case where the Order Granting
Temporary Custodial Responsibility During Deployment was entered. You should file the original with
the clerk of the circuit court 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?
For your case to proceed, you must certify that you have sent a copy of the Motion to all the other
parties, including any Nonparty granted caretaking authority. If you have filed all of the required
papers, you may contact the clerk of court, family law intake staff or the judicial assistant to set a
hearing. You must notify the other party(ies) of the hearing by using a Notice of Hearing (General),
Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.923, or other appropriate notice of hearing
form.
Instructions for Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.948(d), Motion to Modify or Terminate
Temporary Grant of Custodial Responsibility or Limited Contact During Deployment (07/20)
INSTRUCTIONS FOR FLORIDA SUPREME COURT APPROVED FAMILY
LAW FORM 12.948(d)
MOTION TO MODIFY OR TERMINATE TEMPORARY GRANT OF
CUSTODIAL RESPONSIBILITY OR LIMITED CONTACT DURING
DEPLOYMENT
(07/20)
When should this form be used?
This form should be used when you are asking the court to modify or terminate a temporary grant of
custodial responsibility during deployment. The Motion must be consistent with the Servicemembers
Civil Relief Act, 50 U.S.C. ss. 3902-4043. The Motion may be filed by the Deploying Parent, the Other
Parent, or any Nonparent who was granted caretaking authority. A temporary grant of custodial
modification or limited contact, and any modification, is temporary and terminates 30 days after the
Deploying Parent gives notice of his/her return from deployment to the Other Parent, unless the
temporary grant of custodial responsibility or limited contact has been terminated before that time
by court order
This form should be typed or printed in black ink. After completing this form, you should sign the
form before a notary public or deputy clerk. A military member may sign before a military officer
authorized to administer oaths. You should file the Motion in the case where the Order Granting
Temporary Custodial Responsibility During Deployment was entered. You should file the original with
the clerk of the circuit court 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?
For your case to proceed, you must certify that you have sent a copy of the Motion to all the other
parties, including any Nonparty granted caretaking authority. If you have filed all of the required
papers, you may contact the clerk of court, family law intake staff or the judicial assistant to set a
hearing. You must notify the other party(ies) of the hearing by using a Notice of Hearing (General),
Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.923, or other appropriate notice of hearing
form.
Instructions for Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.948(d), Motion to Modify or Terminate
Temporary Grant of Custodial Responsibility or Limited Contact During Deployment (07/20)
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
For further information, see sections 61.703-61.773, Florida Statutes.
there.
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 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.
Special notes
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 12.948(d), Motion to Modify or Terminate
Temporary Grant of Custodial Responsibility or Limited Contact During Deployment (07/20)
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR
COUNTY, FLORIDA
Case No.:
Division:
,
Petitioner,
and
,
Respondent.
MOTION TO MODIFY OR TERMINATE TEMPORARY GRANT OF
CUSTODIAL RESPONSIBILITY OR LIMITED CONTACT DURING
DEPLOYMENT
I, {full legal name}
____________________________________________________________,
being sworn, certify that the following information is true:
1. I am the _____ Deploying Parent _____ Other Parent
______ Nonparent granted caretaking authority or limited contact.
2. On {date} __________________ the Court entered an Order Granting Temporary Custodial
Responsibility During Deployment. The Order _____ did _____ did not adopt an Agreement Granting
Temporary Custodial Responsibility During Deployment.
3.
The Order Granting Temporary Custodial Responsibility During Deployment ______has _____ has not
been modified since its entry.
4. Paragraph(s) _________ _____ of the most recent order, entered ____________________________,
describes the present caretaking authority, decisionmaking authority, and any grant of limited contact
with the children. A copy of the most recent order is attached. .
5. I ask the Court to: {Choose only one}
_____ Terminate the Order Granting Temporary Custodial Responsibility During Deployment
_____ Modify the Order Granting Temporary Custodial Responsibility During Deployment, as follows:
{explain} ______________________________________________________________________
.
Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.948(d), Motion to Modify or Terminate Temporary Grant of
Custodial Responsibility or Limited Contact During Deployment. (07/20)
6. The termination or modification of the Order Granting Temporary Custodial Responsibility During
Deployment is in the best interest of the child(ren) because: {explain}
_______________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________.
7. The modification is temporary and terminates 30 days after the Deploying Parent gives notice of
his/her return from Deployment to the Other Parent, unless the parties agree otherwise in writing, or
the temporary grant of custodial responsibility has already been terminated by court order.
8. Other: __________________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________.
CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE
I certify that a copy of this Motion to Modify or Terminate Temporary Grant of Custodial Responsibility
or Limited Contact to Nonparent During Deployment was _____ mailed _____ faxed and mailed
_____e-mailed _____hand-delivered to the parties and any entities listed below on
{date}___________________________.
______________________________________
{Signature}
Deploying Parent or his/her attorney
Name___________________________________
Address: ________________________________
City, State, Zip: ___________________________
Fax Number: _____________________________
Designated E-Mail Address(es) ______________
_______________________________________
Other Parent or his/her attorney
Name___________________________________
Address: ________________________________
City, State, Zip: ___________________________
Fax Number: _____________________________
Designated E-Mail Address(es) ______________
_______________________________________
Nonparent or his/her attorney
Name___________________________________
Address: ________________________________
City, State, Zip: ___________________________
Fax Number: _____________________________
Designated E-Mail Address(es) ______________
_______________________________________
Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.948(d), Motion to Modify or Terminate Temporary Grant of
Custodial Responsibility or Limited Contact During Deployment. (07/20)
I understand that I am swearing or affirming under oath to the truthfulness of the claims made in this
motion and that the punishment for knowingly making a false statement includes fines and/or
imprisonment.
Dated:
__________________________________________________
Signature
Printed Name: ______________________________________
Address: ___________________________________________
City, State, Zip: ______________________________________
Telephone Number: __________________________________
Fax Number: ________________________________________
Designated E-mail Address(es):__________________________
___________________________________________________
STATE OF FLORIDA
COUNTY OF
Sworn to or affirmed and subscribed before me by means of _____ physical presence or
_____ online notarization this _____ day of _________________, {year} _________ by
{name of person making statement} __________________________________________________
___________________________________________
NOTARY PUBLIC, DEPUTY CLERK. or MILITARY OFFICER
AUTHORIZED TO ADMINISTER OATHS
[Print, type, or stamp commissioned name of notary]
_____ 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 _____Petitioner ______Respondent ______Nonparent.
This form was completed with the assistance of:
{name of individual} ______________________________________________________________,
{name of business} _________________________________________________________________,
{address}
______________________________________________________,
{city}_________________,{state} ______,{zip code}____________, {telephone number} __________.
Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.948(d), Motion to Modify or Terminate Temporary Grant of
Custodial Responsibility or Limited Contact During Deployment. (07/20)