FIRST DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL
2000 Drayton Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0950
Clerk's Office Telephone: (850) 488-6151
Office Hours: 8 - 5 Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday except court holidays.
Court Holidays: Official Court holidays are detailed in the annual administrative orders regarding the appointment of court holidays. These administrative orders can be found here.
NOTE: If the filing date of your document falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or court holiday, the document is due the next court business day. It is noted that there are additional holidays listed in Fla. R. App. P. 9.420(e) which may extend filing dates.
Faxed Filings: The court does not accept filings by fax unless specifically authorized or ordered by the court.
After-Hours Filings: For filings after 5 p.m., there is usually a guard on duty from 5:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Filings received by the guard after regular business hours are stamped as filed on the day received. There is no guarantee the guard is going to be available on any given day to accept filings so litigants should try to insure that time sensitive matters are filed during regular business hours.