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How-To: Write a Motion for Certification

Based on a matter of Great Public Importance

Background: The appellate court entered a final decision against you
Problem: The underlying issue impacts many other people
Solution: You write a motion for certification to help obtain Supreme Court Review

I. Legal Citations

Rule 9.330 Fla. R. App. P. | Rehearing, Clarification, Certification, Written Opinion
"(a)(2)(C) Motion for Certification. A motion for certification shall... set forth the issue or question to be certified as one of great public importance." Rule 9.030 Fla. R. App. P. | Jurisdiction of Courts
"(2) Discretionary Jurisdiction. The discretionary jurisdiction of the supreme court may be sought to review:
(A) decisions of district courts of appeal that:
(v) pass upon a question certified to be of great public importance;

II. Samples

# PDF Comments
1TBD case. Pro Se Filing. + Rehearing + Clarification. Federal Court Conflict.
2Attorney's Filing. + Written Opinion. Attorney General. Lower Tribunal = DOAH
3Attorney's Filing. + Written Opinion. Lower Tribunal = DOAH

III. Templates

# Word Comments
1Replace all of the placeholder tags with real information (eg "[plfName]" becomes "John Doe").

IV. Quick Commentary

V. Additional Resources

VI. Bibliography

VII. Conclusion

With the use of the template (as well as the samples above), you can more easily write your motion for certification.

Congratulations! You're now booked up on how to write a Motion for Certification (on the basis of Great Public Importance)!

Please get the justice you deserve.


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