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Can the judge restrict someone from filing motions?

Yes, but courts generally do not have authority to restrict a litigant’s access to the courts unless the litigant is abusing the legal process. See Sec. 68.093, Fla. Stat. 2008 Florida’s Vexatious Litigant Law.

Cases have held that this vexatious litigant law is constitutional and remedies problems of meritless litigation without unduly restricting access to the court. See Sibley v. Sibley 885 So 2d 980 (Fla. 3rd DCA 2004).

Do I have a right to access the court? Yes, but the court may require a frivolous litigant to be represented by counsel in future actions.

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