New font requirements for appeals briefs take effect Jan. 1

On January 1, 2021, new appellate rules from the Florida Supreme Court will convert longstanding page limits on briefs and other appeals filings into word count limits for all computer-generated documents. They also require the use of specific fonts chosen for readability on computer screens – Arial 14-point or Bookman Old Style 14-point.


For more information, visit the Florida Supreme Court news release here.