|Background:||The appellate court entered a final decision against you|
|Problem:||The court's decision did not have a written opinion|
|Solution:||You write a motion for a written opinion to help obtain Supreme Court Review|
Rule 9.330 Fla. R. App. P. | Rehearing, Clarification, Certification, Written Opinion
"(a)(2)(D) Motion for Written Opinion. A motion for written opinion shall set forth the reasons that the party believes that a written opinion would provide:
(i) a legitimate basis for supreme court review;
(ii) an explanation for an apparent deviation from prior precedent; or
(iii) guidance to the parties or lower tribunal when:
... " 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:
(iv) expressly and directly conflict with a decision of another district court of appeal or of the supreme court...
(v) pass upon a question certified to be of great public importance; or
(vi) are certified to be in direct conflict with decisions of other district courts of appeal;"
|1||TBD case. Pro Se Filing. + Direct Conflict + Great Public Interest. Supreme Court Conflict.|
|2||Attorney's Filing. + Direct Conflict. Attorney General. Lower Tribunal = DOAH|
|3||Attorney's Filing. + Certification (GPI). Lower Tribunal = DOAH|
|1||Replace all of the placeholder tags with real information (eg "[plfName]" becomes "John Doe").|
With the use of the template (as well as the samples above), you can more easily write your motion for a written opinion.