· Florida Bar Attorney – an attorney who is a member in good standing of the Florida Bar.
· Prosecuting/County State Attorney – an attorney who represents the State of Florida and is a member of the Florida Bar.
· Pro Hac Vice Attorney – an attorney who is a member of the Bar in another state and represents a party in the State of Florida who receives a Florida Bar number from the Florida Bar to be used to register on the portal.
· Assistant US Attorney – an attorney who is employed by the Department of Justice and represents the United States in a case in Florida.
· Self-Represented Litigant – a person who is a party to a case and is representing himself/herself in litigation. This is also referred to as a Pro Se (pro say) litigant.
The Florida Bar member database is used to validate Florida Bar attorneys and Pro Hac Vice attorneys when these individuals are registering for a portal account. The system recognized the Florida Bar Identification Number and the name that you have registered with The Bar. Please be sure to use the name registered with The Florida Bar as the name registered with the E-Filing Portal or the Portal will reject your registration.
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Once you have obtained a Portal registration number from The Florida Bar, use that number as your Bar ID on the registration page. Florida has to be selected as the State.
Yes. As a filer, you may be a part of an organization in which filing fees are exempt while at the same time accepting clients for which you will be subject to payment of fees. Your first account, if it matches The Florida Bar information, will be systematically approved. Subsequent accounts will be processed by the Service Desk.
Your cases, filings and email log are accessible only by the account under which documents were filed to the Clerk. Therefore, if you have forgotten your account information, contact the service center at email@example.com or your Portal law firm administrator to obtain your account information to retain your portal account.
No. If you have forgotten your account information and cannot reset your password using Forgot Password, email ProSefirstname.lastname@example.org or call 850.577.4609
Your cases, filings and email log are accessible only by the account under which documents were filed to the Clerk. Accounts cannot be merged.
No. All courts are accessible through your one user account on the portal
There is no cost to register for an E-Filing account and there is no fee to file documents electronically. However, the statutory filing fees still apply so if you are submitting a new case, or a document that requires a fee, there will be a filing fee required in order to submit your document for filing and a statutory convenience fee based on the payment method.
The paralegal will use an account created by the attorney for whom they are filing.
Contact your local Clerk’s Office to request training sessions or contact 850.577.4609 to request training.