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Florida eviction lawyer Christophe Fiori represents landlords in residential and commercial eviction actions to recover their property from non-compliant or non-payment tenants in a simple, affordable, cost effective and professional manner. Attorney Flat Fee for Residential Uncontested Eviction for Non Payment of Rent.
launch Eviction Cost Estimator
Property owners depend on payment of rent by tenants for operational costs and payments on debts and liabilities. When tenants fail to pay rent, especially those that are repeatedly late in such payments, it severely disrupts the landlord's business putting such business at risk.
Estimated Cost for 1 Tenant Eviction*
Court Filing fee: $190.00
Service of Process $40.00
Sheriff's Fee $90.00
Attorney Flat-Fee $175.00
EST. TOTAL COST $505.00*
Court Filing Fee (one-time $200.00)
Court filing fee charged by the county clerk when filing the case. This cost is set by Florida statute at $185.00. The clerk of county court will also issue a summons when filing an eviction, at a cost of $10.00 for each tenant listed on the eviction complaint. Additional $5.00 will be charged by the clerk of court for electronic filing.
Service of Process of Court Eviction Documents ($40.00 each Tenant)
Another costs charged when filing an eviction case in Florida is the fee charged by the Service Processor when serving the complaint and summons on the tenant or property. This cost is generally $40.00 per tenant. Some Florida counties charge additional fees for service of the complaint.
Sheriff's Cost (one-time $90.00)
Sheriff's fee is a cost charged by the Sheriff's office for execution of the Writ of Possession. Most Florida Sheriff's departments charge $90.00 for execution of the Writ of Possession. Some Florida Sheriff's departments charge an additional cost for a second or third tenant.
$175.00* Attorney Flat-Fee for Residential Uncontested Eviction for Non Payment of Rent
The fee is charged by the attorney for legal services associated with filing an eviction in Florida court. The Attorney Flat-Fee includes:
*$175 Attorney Flat-Fee for the first tenant, $25.00 for each additional tenant for Count I - Possession
$175.00 attorney flat fee for legal services for uncontested residential eviction for non payment of rent includes preparation of all documents for a residential eviction for non payment of rent from filing of the eviction case in court until the writ of possession is issued to the sheriff's office.
$175 Attorney Flat Fee does not include court costs and other fees. Also, the $175 Attorney Flat Fee does not include attorney appearance at a hearing or mediation.
Service of process of court documents refers to delivery of court documents to the person or persons named in the complaint in a manner that places the tenants on notice that an eviction has been filed against him or her. ess) to file a response (and take certain actions) within 5 business days. A Florida certified private process server or a Florida Sheriff may serve court documents on a tenant or property. Process usually includes the summons and complaint. A lease and notice is generally attached to the complaint and also served on the tenant or property.
Process must be correctly 'served' or delivered to the person named on the complaint and summons for the court to have jurisdiction (or power) over the tenant or property. A court will not enter a final judgment without proper service of process of court documents on the tenant or property.
There are generally two types of service of court documents that can be employed when filing an eviction. The first is usually referred to as 'Personal Service', which means that the documents are delivered to the tenant and either explained or read to the tenant. The second type of service is when the process server simply 'posts' the summons and complaint on the property, but does not specifically hand the documents to the tenant. This type of service is called 'Posting'.
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