Civil Case Management

CIVIL – CASE MANAGEMENT

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA


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ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO: 21-24opens PDF file   PLEASE OPEN AND READ THIS ORDER THOROUGHLY BEFORE CONTINUING


CASE MANAGEMENT PLANS

Streamlined = The parties are to meet, review, and discuss the Case Management Plan to agree upon dates according to the guidelines set forth in the above Case Management Plan. The parties are to sign the certification opens WORD file * below and submit the proposed Case Management Orderopens WORD file * with the agreed upon dates to the Court for approval and signature. 

Circuit Civil cases filed after April 30, 2021, for all Circuit civil cases, filed on or after April 30, 2021, a Case Management Planopens WORD file * and Case Management Orderopens WORD file * for streamlined and general civil cases (attached as Exhibit “A” and Exhibit “B” to this Orderopens WORD file * ).

County Civil cases filed after April 30, 2021 – For each County Court Civil case filed as of the date of this Order, the Clerk of the Court shall issue the signed Case Management Order (attached as Exhibit “E” Brevardopens WORD file * or Exhibit “E” Seminoleopens WORD file *) with the Summons. Any party serving an initial pleading (complaint, third-party complaint, etc.) in any newly filed County Court civil case shall serve a copy of the signed Case Management Order together with the initial service of process to each defendant.

County Court civil cases filed after April 30, 2021 but prior to the execution of this Administrative Orderopens WORD file The Clerk of the Court shall issue the signed Case Management Order (attached as Exhibit “E” Brevardopens WORD file * or Exhibit “E” Seminoleopens WORD file *) with the Summons for any case where the summons has not yet been issued. Any party serving an initial pleading (complaint, third-party complaint, etc.) shall serve a copy of the signed Case Management Order together with initial service of process to each defendant. For any case filed after April 30, 2021, but prior to the execution of this Order, where the summons has been issued by the Clerk of the Court and provided to the Plaintiff, the Clerk shall issue the unsigned Case Management Order (attached as Exhibit “E” Brevardopens WORD file * or Exhibit “E” Seminoleopens WORD file *) via the Case Management system to the judge for signing.  Upon the Judge signing the Case Management Order, it shall be served upon the parties.  If the initial pleadings have not been served, any party serving an initial pleading (complaint, third-party complaint, etc.) shall be required to serve a copy of the signed Case Management Order together with initial service of process to each defendant.

Civil Case Management Administrative Orders