Information you’ll need to provide

  • Your name and address.
  • Information from your eviction form, such as your case number and other relevant information.

Helpful tips

  • While this tool is convenient, having a lawyer is better if you can get one. They may know things that can improve your chances of successfully defending yourself.
  • If you choose to E-file your eviction response, we recommend watching this video with detailed instructions from the Community Justice Project.
  • Act fast. You have five days to respond to an eviction notice before you lose automatically.
  • Continue to pay your rent if you can do so without forgoing basic necessities. If your landlord isn’t accepting rent payments, try to set that money aside because the court may ask you for it.
  • For answers to common questions or access to self-help resources you can also visit florida.freelegalanswers.org or floridalawhelp.org.

About this program

Provided by: Jacksonville Area Legal Aid (Applies to Miami-Dade)

If you have questions, you can speak with a program representative at:

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