Disclaimer, Privacy, and Security


Please be advised that you are a visitor on an official U.S. Government site.




The Court makes every effort to ensure the information contained on this site is correct; however, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida makes no warranty regarding the accuracy, completeness, or timeliness of this information.


If you select certain links, you will be leaving the Internet site of this Court. The hypertext links or pointers contain information created and maintained by other public and private organizations. These links and pointers are provided for the user's convenience and shall not be deemed as an official endorsement by the Court. The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida does not control or guarantee the content of this outside information.


The general information contained on this site is deemed accurate and correct, but it should not be cited or relied upon as legal authority. Furthermore, requests made through this site for legal advice will receive a response stating that the Court cannot provide legal advice. It is highly recommended that legal advice be obtained from an attorney or legal association. Please refer to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, and the Local Rules of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.


Privacy and Security Warnings


Privacy Notice: As a visitor to our site, we collect technical information from your connection with our server. The collected information includes the name of the domain from which you accessed the Internet; the IP address from which you accessed this site; the date and time you accessed the site; the pages you visited; and the operating system, browser, and screen resolution you use. This statistical information is collected for the sole purpose of evaluating and maintaining our site. We will not share the information you give us with anyone unless required by law. We also will not collect or sell your information for commercial purposes. By accessing this web site, you are expressly consenting to these monitoring activities.


Security Notice: As stated in the Privacy Notice above, our Internet server employs software programs to monitor visitor traffic on our site. This information not only aids in normal evaluation and maintenance, but also serves to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. Be advised that if collected information reveals evidence of possible abuse or criminal activity, such evidence may be provided to appropriate law enforcement officials. Any attempt to upload and/or change information on, or damage any portion of, the Internet services provided by this Court is strictly prohibited and is subject to prosecution under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and Title 18 U.S.C. Secs. 1001 and 1030.