Citizen Resources

As a circuit court we provide the citizens of Brevard and Seminole the tools to experience and participate in the judiciary process.

  • Florida Courts Help App
  • Directions to Courthouses
  • Court Holiday Calendar
  • Courtroom Rules and Regulations
  • Links to Other Agencies
  • Media Related Administrative Orders

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For constituents, customers, or callers seeking help with family law cases – divorce, adoption, name change, custody, order of protection, and much more – there is now a one-stop source for lots of information aimed at self-represented people. Florida Courts Help is available at app stores as well as online at help.flcourts.org.

Florida Courts Help makes available at the touch of a screen:

    • 186 Supreme Court-approved family law forms that can be filled out on the device
    • Links and contact information for help centers all around the state
    • Plain-language instructions and descriptions of first steps and next actions
    • Pointers and contact for a full range of legal help from multiple online resources, free and low- cost legal services, lawyer referrals and other information, including eligibility criteria.
    • User-friendly instructions for initial steps and pointers about what happens next.

Brevard & Seminole Counties


Below you will find a listing of courthouse locations for both Brevard and Seminole Courts. There are also links to Google Maps for up to date directions. Simply click on the courthouse by location.

If you have a question about a court case or jury duty, please call:

Brevard Clerk of Court at 321.637.5413 or Seminole Clerk of Court at 407.665.4500

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Brevard Court Administration
Harry T. and Harriette V. Moore Justice Center
2825 Judge Fran Jamieson Way
Viera, FL 32940-8006
321-633-2171

 

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Seminole Court Administration
Seminole Civil Court House
301 N. Park Avenue
Sanford, FL 32771-1292
407-665-4200

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Viera
Moore Justice Center
2825 Judge Fran Jamieson Way
Viera, FL 32940-8006
321-633-2171

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Moore Justice Center
506 S. Palm Ave.
Titusville FL 32796
321-633-2171

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Moore Justice Center
51 Nieman Ave.
Melbourne FL 32901
321-633-2171

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Criminal Justice Center
101 Eslinger Way
Sanford FL, 32773
407-665-4200

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Civil Justice Center
301 N. Park Ave.
Sanford, FL 32771
407-665-4200

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Juvenile Justice Center
190 Eslinger Way
Sanford FL, 32773
407-665-4200

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2019
Holiday Observed On
Thanksgiving Day
Friday after Thanksgiving 
Chief Judge Holiday
Christmas Day
Thu - Nov 28
Fri - Nov 29
Tue - Dec 24
Wed - Dec 25
2020

Holiday Observed On
New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King Day
Good Friday
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Rosh Hashanah
Yom Kippur
Veteran's Day
Thanksgiving Day
Friday after Thanksgiving 
Chief Judge Holiday
Christmas Day
New Year’s Day
Wed - Jan 1
Mon - Jan 20
Fri - Apr 10
Mon - May 25
Fri - Jul 3
Mon - Sep 7
Fri - Sep 18
Mon - Sep 28
Wed - Nov 11
Thu - Nov 26
Fri - Nov 27
Thu - Dec 24
Fri - Dec 25
Fri - Jan 1

 

Brevard & Seminole Counties


The following are the rules and policies governing all divisions of the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Court. All parties are expected to follow these rules.
Dress Appropriately
  • Court business is very important. Shorts, tank or halter tops, undershirts, sunglasses and hats are forbidden. The judges have the authority to ban persons not appropriately dressed from participating in the proceedings.
Cell Phones, Pagers and Other Electronic Devices
  • Cell phones and pagers should be left at home and not brought to the courthouse. The use of cell phones and/or pagers in the courtroom is strictly prohibited.
Speaking Etiquette & Interruptions
  • A court proceeding is not a free-for-all where people can say whatever they want whenever they feel like it.
  • Parties do not speak unless they are directed by the judge or lawyer to speak, then speak only to the judge or lawyer.
  • A party never speaks directly to the other spouse in court.
  • Interruptions, sarcasm, insults, and unresponsive answers will not be tolerated.
  • Do not start arguments with or threaten anyone.
  • The judge has the authority to hold you in contempt of court or expel anyone from the courtroom who hinders the orderly conduct of business.
Disruptive and Antagonistic Behavior
  • While it is expected that the parties may be upset when they come to court, they are expected to keep their anger and other offensive behavior under control.
Proposed Guidelines While in Court
  • Court business is important, valuable, and orderly. The following are guidelines for all courtrooms and hearing rooms of the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit.
  • Arrive a few minutes early.
  • Always be calm and respectful during court.
  • As a general rule, parties should speak only when the judge or an attorney requests them to do so.
  • Dress in a manner that is not distracting. Some judges may ask you to leave the court proceeding if your clothing is distracting or otherwise inappropriate.
  • Mobile phones and portable electronic devices should be in silent mode. Some judges may not allow mobile phones or devices in court.

Media Related Administrative Orders


Administrative Orders Pertaining to News & Media Outlets

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