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On July 24, 2012, Defendant, through his attorney, filed his motion to dismiss an eviction alleging this Court lacks jurisdiction over this particular eviction because the complaint fails to state a cause of action.

On July 30, 2012, Plaintiff filed a response to Defendant’s motion to dismiss and on August 8, 2012, Plaintiff filed a motion for default.

At the hearing on August 8, 2012, Plaintiff appeared along with his daughter. Plaintiff’s daughter represented to the Court she received a Juris Doctor and sat for the Florida Bar exam, however on the day of the hearing she was not a member of the Florida Bar. Plaintiff’s daughter admitted she drafted the response to Defendant’s motion to dismiss and the motion for default. She also admitted she forged her father’s signature on the aforementioned pleading and motion.

The court struck the response the the motion for default  from the record in the above-captioned cause of action.

STANFORD vs. BOUNDS. County Court, 9th Judicial Circuit in and for Orange County, Civil Division. Case No. 2012-CC-009548-O, Division 72. August 21, 2012. Wilfredo Martinez, Judge. 19 Fla. L. Weekly Supp. 1102a