The Eighteenth Judicial Circuit provides the JACs (Judicial Automatic Calendar System). JACs online scheduling is for attorneys only and requires a login. It is important to review any policies and procedures that apply before contacting judges’ chambers. If you don’t see the docket you are looking for within the JACs list, please contact the Judicial Assistant.
NOTE: Not all of the judges post their calendars online. Calendars are subject to change hourly, so check back frequently to guarantee accurate updates.
See Below for more JACs options.
ATTORNEYS CLICK HERE TO SIGN-UP OR RESET YOUR ACCOUNT. (You will need your Florida Bar # bar number)
FOR ALL OTHER PLEASE NOTE: The JACS system was designed to work with bar license numbers only, as a way of tracking attorneys who schedule hearings. We will not be able to create a JACS account for you.
Luckily, JACS is only one of the many ways we have to schedule hearing dates in our Court. If you require a hearing date please use one of these methods:
- Work with opposing counsel and have them schedule a hearing on an agreed time/date.
- Contact the presiding judge’s Judicial Assistant for your scheduling needs. Here is our Judicial Directory: https://flcourts18.org/judges-directory/
- File a motion requesting a hearing per the Florida Trial Court Rules.
POLICIES & PROCEDURES
The Eighteenth Judicial Circuit provides procedural instructions for attorneys along with policies that may differ within the guidelines of the law between judges and county or circuit court.
Attorneys in both Brevard and Seminole have the resources offering many new facets of modern technology including but not limited to online scheduling, instructions, provider listings, policies and procedures and much more.
There are courtroom rules and policies governing all divisions of the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Court. All parties are expected to follow these rules.
- Licensed Texas Bar, May 1993
- Licensed Florida Bar, September 1993
- Licensed to practice in the United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas and the Middle District of Florida
- Law Office of Charles G. Crawford, P.A., Melbourne, Fl, February 1999 – December 2006
- Cianfrogna, Telfer, Reda, Faherty and Anderson, P.A., Titusville, fl, March 1998 – February 1999 – Private practice included all family law matters, criminal representation, civil litigation, guardianships, and estate planning.
- State Attorney’s Office, Eighteenth Judicial Circuit, Viera, Florida, August 1997 – March 1998
- Orange County District Attorney, Orange, Texas, April 1994 – August 1997 – Previous government practice included prosecution of child abuse and sex crimes, all felonies, misdemeanors as well as the prosecution of child dependency cases.
- Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
- Juris Doctorate, May 1992
- President –Sports & Entertainment Law Society; Law Week Board of Directors
- Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
- Bachelor of Science – Sports Management, December 1987
- Delta Phi Kappa Academic Honor Fraternity; Golden Key Honor Society
Circuit Court Judge, 18th Circuit Court, Viera, Florida Elected November 2006 – present.
Judicial experience includes all family law matters, juvenile dependency and delinquency, civil litigation, domestic violence and currently serving on the dependency bench. Since beginning his Judicial Career Judge Crawford has instituted several innovative and thoughtful programs in the 18th Circuit including A Special Needs Docket for children in foster care with mental or physical disabilities allowing their case to be reviewed twice as often as previously set. Along with Brevard Family Partnership, he instituted the county’s only supervised visitation program for parents seeking to reunite with their children while involved in a reunification case plan with the Department of Children and Families. With the help of his courtroom deputies and countless volunteers, Judge Crawford maintained a playroom at the Courthouse for children forced to go to court along with a children’s clothing and toy/bicycle room making sure every child that came to court left with a much-needed necessity and a toy. Setting of trials within 90 days of any request, litigants no longer wait a year for trial. Within the first 5 months of being assigned to the felony criminal division, Judge Crawford resolved all cases assigned to him where inmates have been in Brevard County Jail in excess of 2 years, therefore, reducing the jail population and unnecessary delays.
- Friends of Brevard Lacrosse – Founding Board Member; President
- Viera Suntree Little League – Challenger Coach; Founding Board Member
- Lacrosse Coach – Viera High School
- Florida Bar Legal Needs of Children Committee – Former Member
- Brevard County Bar Association – Member; Board of Directors, 2000-2002
- Vassar B. Carlton American Inn of Court – 1999-2002
- Children’s Justice Act – Former Protocol Taskforce Member
- Southeast Texas Food Bank – Former Board Member
- Mickey Mahaffey Children’s Advocacy Program – Former Board Member
- Southeast Texas Women & Children’s Shelter – Advisory Board Past President
- Justice Teaching Instructor, Viera High School, and Endeavor Elementary
- Florida Department of Children and Families Statewide Convention
- Space Coast Marine Institute
- Orange County, Texas Sheriff’s Office
- Brevard County Sheriff’s Office
- Parent to Parent
- Families Experiencing Down
- Brevard County Legal Aid
- Hidden Potentials
- Boy Scouts of America
- Melbourne Alumni Panhellenic