Welcoming Florida’s Sixth District Court of Appeal


In January 2023, Florida will welcome the Sixth District Court of Appeal—the first new appellate court in the State since 1979, when the Fifth District Court of Appeal was created. This article explains what you need to know about the new court, including the background behind the creation of the Sixth District and how the jurisdiction of Florida’s district courts will change with the addition of the Sixth District. It also reviews what questions remain unanswered related to the operation of the Sixth District. Read more here.

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