Disclaimer and User Agreement for the Self Service
Form Preparation Program

The Clerk's Office Self Service Center provides the use of this form preparation program as a service to our customers.  Use of this program is subject to and conditioned upon acceptance of the following terms and conditions:

  1. The use of this program is not intended as a substitute for legal advice from an attorney.  The documents used in this form preparation program are meant to serve as a guide and to assist pro se (self-represented) litigants in preparing documents for initiating a lawsuit.  The use of this program does not mean that a judge will accept your documents.  You may be required to re-do your documents or obtain and file additional documents once the judge has reviewed your case. Each case has its own particular set of circumstances, and an attorney may advise you of what is best for you in your individual situation.  If you have questions or concerns regarding your legal rights, it is strongly recommended that you talk to an attorney.  If you do not know an attorney, you may call the Lawyer Referral Service at (954) 764-8040 or visit the Law Library on the first floor in Room 1800 of the Broward County Courthouse at 201 Southeast 6th Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301.
  2. Any person using this form preparation program does so at his or her own risk, and agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Clerk, its agencies, representatives, officers, employees and agents from any damages of any nature that may result from the use of this program. The Clerk's Office is not responsible for any damage, loss, injury, claim or the results arising from any use or reference to this form preparation program.
  3. By using this program, user acknowledges and accepts the terms and conditions contained in this Disclaimer and Agreement and agrees to be bound by each of the terms and conditions.