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STREET ADDRESS:  2001 S.W. 117th Avenue, Miami, Florida 33175-1716

TELEPHONE:  305-229-3200

ON-LINE DOCKET: available at

Effective immediately, counsel are required report to the Court any similar or related cases by filing a NOTICE OF SIMILAR OR RELATED CASE.  See AO3D13-06 Re:  Notice of Similar or Related Case.

Effective July 1, 2013, all documents file by an attorney shall be filed electronically through eDCA.  See AO3D13-03, Administrative Order Re:  E-Mail Service of Court Documents and E-Filing by Registered Users of eDCA.

eDCA Registration and User Guide

To access specific areas of the clerk’s office, dial the following extensions:

Front Desk & Docketing
Ext. 3248
New Cases/Fees
Ext. 3253
Ext. 3255
Ext. 3254
Ext. 3266
Scheduling Oral Argument
Ext. 3258
Ext. 3256
Ext. 3265

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in proceedings at the Third District Court of Appeal should notify the Marshal, Veronica Antonoff (305)229-3200 or 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770 (V) via Florida Relay Services.

In order to assist the Court in orderly consideration and disposition of matters under appellate review, compliance with the following is respectfully requested:

NOTICE OF APPEAL:  Electronically file the original notice of appeal in the lower tribunal.  Immediately forward to this Court the   $300.00 filing fee payable to the Clerk, Third District Court of Appeal.   There may be an additional fee for the lower tribunal. 

ORIGINAL JURISDICTION PETITIONS:  Electronically file the original petition with this Court through eDCA.  Immediately forward to this Court the $300.00 filing fee (if required) payable to the Clerk, Third District Court of Appeal. 

APPENDIX TO PETITIONS AND BRIEFS:  See AO3D13-05, Administrative Oder Re:  Electronic Filing of Appendices.

RECORD:  When providing directions for inclusion of exhibits in the record on appeal, do not designate any tangible evidence without prior permission of the Court.  This applies especially to drugs, firearms, explosives, x-rays and heavy or bulky items such as large maps, photographs and graphs. 

NOTICES TO INVOKE DISCRETIONARY REVIEW IN THE SUPREME COURT:  Electronically file the original notice with this Court.  Immediately forward to the Supreme Court the $300.00 filing fee payable to the Clerk, Supreme Court of Florida.

PHOTOCOPIES:  The photocopying fee is $1.00 per page.  We are unable to provide change so exact cash, law firm check or money order is accepted as payment.  Please call ahead to arrange for the court file and/or records to be made available for viewing.

Mary Cay Blanks, Clerk. Third District Court of Appeal

Rev. 11/13