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Florida Supreme Court approves amendments to procedural rules requiring documents served but not filed with the court to be subject to same electronic service requirements as filed documents

On April 8, 2021, the Florida Supreme Court approved proposed amendments to the Florida Rule of Civil Procedure 1.080, Florida Small Claims Rule 7.221, Florida Rules of Appellate Procedure 9.410 and 9.420 and Florida Family Law Rule 12.080 to require documents that are served but not filed with the court to be served in accordance with Florida Rules of General Practice and Judicial Administration 2.516. This change will codify that documents served but not filed the court are subject to the same electronic service requirements of Rule 2.516 as documents filed with the court.