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What is Ejectment in Florida?
How do I prove an Ejectment claim in Florida?
What are the elements of a claim for Ejectment in Florida?

Fla.R.Civ.P. Form 1.940
Plaintiff, A.B., sues defendant, C.D., and alleges:
1. This is an action to recover possession of real property in _________ County, Florida.
2. Defendant is in possession of the following real property in the county:
(describe property)
to which plaintiff claims title as shown by the attached statement of plaintiff’s chain of title.
3. Defendant refuses to deliver possession of the property to plaintiff or pay plaintiff the profits from it. WHEREFORE plaintiff demands judgment for possession of the property and damages against defendant.
NOTE: A statement of plaintiff’s chain of title must be attached.
Committee Notes: 1980 Amendment. The words “possession of” are inserted in paragraph 1 for clarification.
See In re Amendments to the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure, 604 So.2d 1110 (Fla. 1992).

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  • Letha Morel

    if i get an ejectment on my daughter,can my x husband that is in prison eject on it?