E-Filing: How to PDF

Create PDF Documents

Portable Document Format (PDF) is the de facto standard for the secure and reliable distribution and exchange of electronic documents and forms around the world. PDF is a universal file format that preserves the fonts, images, graphics, and layout of any source document, regardless of the application and platform used to create it. To file a case electronically with the Florida Courts E-Filing Portal, you will need to create PDF documents.

Creation of PDF documents:

There are three methods you may use to create a PDF document:

  • conversion
  • scanning
  • original creation using PDF software.

The first two are the most common methods for creating a PDF to use for e-filing.

Newer versions of popular word processing programs will already have the ability to convert documents. If yours does not have this capability, you will need to download and install a “PDF writer/conversion.” After that installation, you may create PDF documents as easily as you print documents!

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