FLORIDA APPEALS JOURNAL™ JOURNAL ENTRY 12.2020
A writ of quo warranto is a civil remedy employed to determine a person’s right to hold public office or challenge a public officer’s attempt to exercise some right or privilege that derives from the state. A writ of quo warranto is inappropriate when there is an adequate remedy available by statute.
A writ of quo warranto is most often used to challenge the right of an individual to hold public office. It is also often used to challenge the authority of a public officer to take certain actions in an official capacity. There is no time limit for applying a writ of quo warranto. MORE INFO HERE