• E-Discovery Amendments to Florida Civil Rules Now in Effect
  • September 19, 2012
  • Law Firm: Shumaker Loop Kendrick LLP - Toledo Office
  • Effective September 1st, 2012, the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure were significantly amended to address the discovery of electronically stored information (ESI). The amendments affect seven rules of civil procedure as discussed in more detail below. The Florida Supreme Court’s order is available at: http://www.floridasupremecourt.org/decisions/2012/sc11-1542.pdf. The order provides a discussion and text of the amendments, including committee notes which, although not adopted as an official part of the rules, do provide valuable insight.