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2012 Florida Statutes

F.S. 923.02
923.02 Notice of setting case for trial.The judge of any trial court may adopt as a rule of her or his court a rule requiring that at least 4 days before the sounding of the docket in criminal cases in any trial court, the clerk of said court shall send by United States mail, to the defendant, the defendant’s sureties, and the defendant’s attorney, if known, a notice in postcard form, reading as follows:





You are hereby notified that an information (indictment) charging you with the offense of   has been filed in the office of   in and for   County; and you are required to appear in the   court in and for   County at the Courthouse in   on   (date) for arraignment, plea and trial, or setting for trial in default of which your bond will be estreated, for failure to appear.

  (Prosecuting Officer)  .

If such rule is adopted by any court and the rule is not complied with by the clerk the failure so to comply with the rule shall not constitute reversible error nor affect the obligations of the bond.

History.s. 278, ch. 19554, 1939; CGL 1940 Supp. 8663(288); s. 1552, ch. 97-102.