Task Force on Amendments to Florida Rules of Civil Procedure

Bart Valdes


Hon. Ralph Artligliere

Judicial Chair

The Florida Bar Florida Rules of Civil Procedure Committee has included the proposed amendments to Rule 1.380(e) to mirror the federal rules in regard to sanctions in regard to e-discovery issues in its June 2018 report.  It will head to the Florida Bar Board of Governors for consideration at the mid-year meeting.  The Task Force has the opportunity to comment during this time.  If approved by the Florida Bar Board of Governors, it will be put out for public comment and then sent to the Florida Supreme Court.  We will monitor the process and provide comments as necessary.

Final Version of Comments to Rule 1.380 amendments

Federal Rules SubCommittee Report of January 2018