Florida Probate Form

Final Injunction Order

Everything you need to know about Florida Form Final Injunction Order, including helpful tips, fast facts & deadlines, how to fill it out, where to submit it and other related FL probate forms.

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About Final Injunction Order

There are all sorts of forms executors, beneficiaries, and probate court clerks have to fill out and correspond with during probate and estate settlement, including affidavits, letters, petitions, summons, orders, and notices.

Final Injunction Order is a commonly used form within Florida. Here’s an overview of what the form is and means, including a breakdown of the situations when (or why) you may need to use it:

Atticus Fast Facts About Final Injunction Order

Sometimes it’s tough to find a quick summary— here’s the important details you should know about Final Injunction Order:

  • This form pertains to the State of Florida

Government forms are not typically updated often, though when they are, it often happens rather quietly. While Atticus works hard to keep this information about Florida’s Form Final Injunction Order up to date, certain details can change from time-to-time with little or no communication.

How to file Form Final Injunction Order

Step 1 - Download the correct Florida form based on the name and ID if applicable

Double check that you have both the correct form name and the correct form ID. Some Florida probate forms can look remarkably similar, so it’s best to double, even triple-check that you’re using the right one! Keep in mind that not all States have a standardized Form ID system for their probate forms.

Step 2 - Complete the Document

Fill out all relevant fields in Form Final Injunction Order, take a break, and then review. Probate and estate settlement processes in FL are long enough to begin with, and making a silly error can push your timeline even farther back. No thank you!

Note: If you don’t currently know all of the answers and are accessing Form Final Injunction Order online, be sure to avoid closing the browser tab and potentially losing all your progress (or use a platform like Atticus to help avoid making mistakes).

Step 3 - Have Form witnessed or notarized (if required)

Some States and situations require particular forms to be notarized. If you have been instructed to get the document notarized or see it in writing on the document, then make sure to hire a local notary. There are max notary fees in the United States that are defined and set by local law. Take a look at our full guide to notary fees to make sure you aren’t overpaying or getting ripped off.

Step 4 - Submit Final Injunction Order to the relevant office

This is most often the local probate court where the decedent (person who passed away) is domiciled (permanently resides) or the institution involved with this particular form (e.g. a bank). Some offices allow you to submit forms online, other’s don’t, and we while we generally recommend going in-person to expedite the process, sometimes that simply isn’t an option.

It’s also a generally good idea to establish a positive working relationship with any probate clerk (unfortunately there’s enough people & process out there making things more difficult and unnecessarily confusing for them), so a best practice is to simply ask the probate clerk proactively exactly how and where they’d prefer you to submit all forms.

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When Final Injunction Order is due

Different probate forms or processes can require different deadlines or response times for completing the appropriate form.

While some steps in the process are bound to specific deadlines (like petitioning for probate, having to submit an inventory of assets, or filing applicable notices to creditors and beneficiaries), many probate forms or processes are not tied to a specific deadline since the scope of work can vary based on situational factors or requirements involved.

Either way, there are a bunch of practical reasons why personal representatives should work to complete each step as thoroughly and quickly as possible when completing probate in Florida.

5 reasons you should submit this form as quickly as possible:

  1. The sooner you begin, the faster Florida can allow heirs and beneficiaries to get their share of assets subject to probate. Acting promptly can also decrease the costs & overall mental fatigue through an otherwise burdensome process.

    Helpful Context: What’s the Difference Between Probate and Non-Probate Assets?

  2. In general, creditors of an estate usually have around 3-6 months from the time you file notice to creditors to file any claims for debt against the deceased’s assets. If they don’t, then that debt is forfeited (and more importantly, the executor won’t be held personally responsible). So doing this sooner means you have a better idea of who is owed what and ensures you won’t get a surprise collector months later.

  3. Not filing a will within 30 days (on average) could mean that the probate process proceeds according to intestate laws (laws that govern what happens to someone's stuff without a will) or is subject to unnecessary supervision by the probate court. And if you aren't directly related to the deceased (a.k.a. next of kin), this could also mean you lose your inheritance.

  4. It’s important to file any necessary state tax returns on behalf of the deceased or estate by the following tax season in Florida. If you don’t, you could owe penalties and interest. This also includes any necessary federal tax returns such as Forms 1040, 1041, or even a Form 706 estate tax return.

  5. If a house in the State of Florida is left empty (or abandoned) for a while, insurance can get dicey. For example, if the house burns down and no one has been there for a year, an insurance company may get out of paying your claim.

If you’re not using Atticus to get specific forms, deadlines, and timelines for Florida probate, then try and stay as organized as possible, pay close attention to the dates mentioned in any correspondence you have with the State’s government officials, call the local Florida probate clerk or court for exact answers regarding Form Final Injunction Order, and when in doubt— consult a qualified trust & estates lawyer for that area.

How to Download, Open, and Edit this form Online

Final Injunction Order is one of the many probate court forms available for download through Atticus.

It may also be available through some Florida probate court sites, such as . In order to access the latest version, be updated with any revisions, and get full instructions on how to complete each form, check out the Atticus Probate & Estate Settlement software or consider hiring a qualified legal expert locally within Florida.

While Atticus automatically provides the latest forms, be sure to choose the correct version of Form Final Injunction Order f using any other site or resource in order to avoid having to re-complete the form process and/or make another trip to the Florida probate court office.

Final Injunction Order is a .pdf, so opening it should be as simple as clicking “View Form” from within the Atticus app or by clicking the appropriate link found on any Florida-provided government platform. Once you’ve opened the form, you should be able to directly edit the form before saving or printing.

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Did you know?

  • Form Final Injunction Order is a probate form in Florida.

  • Florida has multiple types of probate and the necessary forms depend on the unique aspects of each estate, such as type and value of assets, whether there was a valid will, who is serving as the personal representative or executor, and even whether or not they also live in Florida.

  • During probate, all personal representatives and executives in are required to submit a detailed inventory of assets that must separate non-probate assets from probate assets.

  • Probate in Florida, especially without guidance, can take years to finish and cost upwards of $14,000.

Frequently Asked Questions about Final Injunction Order

Probate is the government’s way of making sure that when a person dies, the right stuff goes to the right people (including the taxes the government wants).

All of that stuff is collectively known as someone’s “estate”, and it’s the job of the executor or personal representative to fill out all the forms and complete all the required steps to formally dissolve the estate. 

To get instant clarity on the entire probate process and get an idea of the steps, timeline, and best practices, read the Atticus Beginner’s Guide to Probate

The best place? Create an account in Atticus to start getting estate-specific advice. 

You may need a lawyer, you may not, and paying for one when you didn’t need it really hurts. Atticus makes sure you make  the best decisions (plus you can write it off as an executor expense).

We’ve also created a list of other probate services. Be sure to check it out!

An executor is named in someone’s will, and if the deceased didn’t have a will, then the spouse or other close family relative usually steps up to fulfill the role. If no one wants to do it, then a judge will appoint someone. 

The executor is responsible for the complete management of the probate process, including major responsibilities such as:

  • Creating an inventory of all probate assets.

  • Filling out all necessary forms

  • Paying off all estate debts and taxes

  • Submitting reports to the court and beneficiaries as requested

And much more. This process often stretches longer than a year. 

For an idea of what separates executors who succeed from those who make this way harder than it should be, visit our article, Executors of an Estate:
What they do & secrets to succeeding

The Exact Text on Form Final Injunction Order

Here’s the text, verbatim, that is found on Florida Form Final Injunction Order. You can use this to get an idea of the context of the form and what type of information is needed.

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE ELEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA—PROBATE DIVISION IN RE: _______________________________________ Case No.: ___________________________ (Vulnerable Adult) Section: ___________________________ ______________________________________________, Petitioner v. ____________________________________________, Respondent ORDER GRANTING/DENYING PROTECTIVE INJUNCTION AGAINST EXPLOITATION OF A VULNERABLE ADULT This Cause came before the Court, which has jurisdiction over the parties and subject matter under state law, on the above motion. Having reviewed the petition and affidavits, considered arguments of counsel, and being otherwise familiar with the case file; the Court finds as follows: 1.Reasonable notice and opportunity to be heard was given to the Respondent in a manner that was sufficient to protect his or her due process rights. Respondent was served with the petition for injunction, notice of hearing, and temporary protective injunction, if issued, on _________________, 20___. Similarly, if the petitioner is acting in a representative capacity, the vulnerable adult was served with said documents on _________________, 20___, and if the petition sought to freeze assets or credit, the depository or financial institution holding the vulnerable adult’s assets or issuing lines of credit were served with notice on _________________, 20___, pursuant to section 655.0201, Florida Statutes. 2.A hearing was held on _________________, 20___. 3.The vulnerable adult (is) / (is not) a victim of exploitation or in imminent danger of becoming an exploitation victim. 4.There (is) / (is not) a likelihood of irreparable harm and nonavailability of an adequate legal remedy. 5.The vulnerable adult’s threatened injury (does) / (does not) outweigh the Respondent’s possible harm. 6.With regard to freezing the Respondent’s assets that were the proceeds of exploitation, there (is) / (is not) probable cause that exploitation has occurred and a substantial likelihood that such assets will be returned to the vulnerable adult. 7.This injunction (does) / (does not) provide for the vulnerable adult’s physical or financial safety. 8.These findings were based on the following facts: __________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ . Accordingly, it is hereby ADJUDGED that: The Petitioner’s request for a protective injunction is DENIED. The Petitioner’s request for a protective injunction is GRANTED. This injunction remains in effect until it has been modified or dissolved, and it is further ordered that: a)The Respondent shall not commit any against of exploitation against, or have any direct or indirect contact with, the vulnerable adult. b)The vulnerable adult is awarded exclusive use and possess of any dwelling he or she shares with the Respondent as the Respondent is barred from entering said residence. c)The Respondent shall, at his or her own expense, participate in all relevant treatment, intervention, or counseling services. d)Unless ownership is unclear, any temporarily frozen assets and credit lines of the vulnerable adult are to be returned to the vulnerable adult. e)If not already paid pursuant to the Order Granting Temporary Protective Injunction Against Exploitation of a Vulnerable Adult, a final cost judgment is hereby entered against Respondent and in favor of the Clerk of Courts in the amount of (check one): ____$ 75 (If the assets are between $1,500 and $5,000) OR ____$200 (If the assets are more than $5,000)__ All for which let execution issue forthwith. f)If the amount set forth in paragraph e above has already been paid to the Clerk of Courts, a final cost judgment is hereby entered against Respondent and in favor of the Vulnerable Adult in the amount set forth above, all for which let execution issue forthwith. Vulnerable Adult Final Protective Injunction OrderPage 2 of 4 Any other costs associated with this judgment, including filing fees and service charges, are to be paid by the Respondent. Other: _____________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________. This injunction is valid and enforceable in all Florida counties, does not affect title to real property, and law enforcement may use their section 901.15(6) arrest powers to enforce its terms. DONE and ORDERED on _______________________, 20____. __________________________________________ Circuit Court Judge CC: All parties and counsel of record Vulnerable Adult Final Protective Injunction OrderPage 3 of 4 COPIES TO: (Check those that apply) Petitioner:by U. S. Mail by hand delivery in open court (Petitioner must acknowledge receipt in writing on the original order- see below.) Respondent:forwarded to sheriff for service by U. S. Mail by hand delivery in open court (Respondent must acknowledge receipt in writing on the original order- see below.) by certified mail (may only be used when Respondent is present at the hearing and Respondent fails or refuses to acknowledge the receipt of a certified copy of this injunction.) Sheriff of Miami-Dade County Warrants Bureau Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Other: __________________________________________________________________ Petitioner’s Attorney:by U.S. Mail by hand delivery Respondent's Attorney:by U.S. Mail by hand delivery I CERTIFY the foregoing is a true copy of the original as it appears on file in the office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Miami-Dade County, Florida, and that I have furnished copies of this order as indicated above. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By:___________________________________ Deputy Clerk ID #___________________________________ As of: Vulnerable Adult Final Protective Injunction OrderPage 4 of 4

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