Rule 9.710. Eligibility For Mediation

Any case filed may be referred to mediation at the discretion of the court,
but under no circumstances may the following categories of actions be referred:

(a) criminal and post-conviction cases;

(b) habeas corpus and extraordinary writs;

(c) civil or criminal contempt;

(d) involuntary civil commitments of sexually violent predators;

(e) collateral criminal cases;

(f) other matters as may be specified by administrative order.

Rules Blog Notes

Updated with rule changes effective January 1, 2019. See In re Amendments to Florida Rules of Appellate Procedure-2017 Regular-Cycle Report, 256 So. 3d 1218, 1219, No. SC17-152 (Fla. Oct. 25, 2018) [.pdf]. For more information about these changes, check out the Florida Appellate Procedure Blog.

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