FLORIDA RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE 1.525

Florida Rules of Civil Procedure
RULE 1.525 MOTIONS FOR COSTS AND ATTORNEYS’ FEES

Any party seeking a judgment taxing costs, attorneys’ fees, or both shall serve a motion no later than 30 days after filing of the judgment, including a judgment of dismissal, or the service of a notice of voluntary dismissal.

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN HAMILTON COUNTY FLORIDA

STACY TEBO, Pro Se

Petitioner                                    CASE No.  2018-000066 DRAXMX

and

JOE EDWARD GRIFFIN, Pro Se

Respondent

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COSTS AND FEES MOTION

NOW COMES RESPONDENT seeking costs and fees for the above styled action and in support thereof says the following:

  1. IAW Florida Rules of Civil Procedure1.525 Respondent moves for cost and fees for the above styled case. Less than 30 days have passed since this honorable court made its final ruling.
  2. Petitioners claims are deemed frivolous and without merit by Respondent.
  3. Respondent expended over $400.00 in defense of this action.
  4. This honorable court did excuse Respondent from less than 10% of any liability in this frivolous action on Tuesday 10 April 2018

WHEREFORE Petitioner prays this honorable court will adjudge this action to have been frivolous, a sham and without merit and award cost and fees to Respondent in the sum of $400.00 to cover the costs of supplies and hours spent by Respondent getting ready to defend plus the time in actual court and travel. Petitioner further prays that Petitioner pay these cost and fees herself and not use governmental taxpayer funds.

Joe E. Griffin

Petitioner

Certificate of Service:

By U.S. Mail to the Court and Judge and Hand Delivery to Petitioner this the 18th Day of April 2018.

JUDGE SCAFF WILL MAKE THIS RULING HIMSELF WITHOUT THE NECESSITY OF ANOTHER HEARING ACCORDING TO HIS CLERK.

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