On June 21, 2012 (original opinion issued June 21, 2012 followed by a correction opinion filed June 26, 2012), the Florida Supreme Court adopted new rules within the Florida Rules of Judicial Administration, and the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure, amongst several other Florida court rules. The amendments deal with the service of pleadings and papers via e-mail, and contain strict parameters within which this is to be accomplished. There are also limited exceptions set forth within the amendments. The amendments will become effective September 1, 2012 at 12:01 a.m.
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