Hialeah, FL asked in Appeals / Appellate Law for Florida

Q: What does it means if an appeal reads not final until disposition of timely filed motion for rehearing means

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Brian Lehman
Brian Lehman

A: Here is a solid article providing an overview of reconsideration and rehearing in Florida:


In short, the court can rehear the case if an attorney or pro se party points out errors and the court agrees and then corrects that -- i.e., that is, changes the opinion. Some courts are more active in having rehearings than others, but it is still an uncommon event.

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