Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Courts
Serving the Citizens of Brevard and Seminole Counties

24-15-b

The court having determined that Magistrate Sandra E. Valentine should not hear cases in which attorney Elise Anne Singer, Bar#749117 appears, it is
ORDERED that all pending or newly filed cases in which Elise Anne Singer, Bar#749117 appears as attorney of record for any party shall be reassigned to the same judge with the next Magistrate in rotation pursuant to pending or existing administrative orders.

24-12

16-27-S: In Re: – Judges – Reassignment of Cases Assigned to Judge Melanie Chase  

18-51-B SUPERSEDES 16-13-B: In Re: – Magistrate – Appointment of General Magistrate & Support Enforcement Hearing Officer Leslie J. Castaldi  

22-05-B: In Re: – Magistrate – Appointment of General Magistrate & Support Enforcement Hearing Officer Daniel J. Freyberg

22-22-S: In Re: – Judges – Reassignment of Cases Assigned to Judge Melanie Chase  

24-11-b

NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to the authority vested in me as Chief Judge of the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida under Florida Rules of Judicial Administration, Rule 2.215, I hereby appoint Sandra E. Valentin to serve as a General Magistrate and as a Support Enforcement Hearing Officer for the Circuit Court of the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida

24-05-b

NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to the authority vested in me as Chief Judge of the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida under Florida Rules of Judicial Administration, Rule 2.215, I hereby appoint Daniel J. Freyberg to serve as a General Magistrate and as a Support Enforcement Hearing Officer for the Circuit Court of the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida.

24-04-b

Edward C. Park, a member of the Florida Bar, is hereby appointed to serve as the Dependency General Magistrate for the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit, Brevard County, Florida.

23-41-s

23-41-S IN RE: MAGISTRATES – DELINEATION OF MATTERS TO BE REFERRED TO GENERAL MAGISTRATE ASSIGNED TO THE CIVIL DIVISION – ORDERED 11/15/2023 BY CHARLES G. CRAWFORD

23-37

23-37 SUPERSEDES ORDERS LISTED IN THIS A.O. IN RE: ADMINISTRATIVE ORDERS – RECINDS ADMINSTRATIVE ORDERS – ORDERED 11/07/2023 BY CHARLES G. CRAWFORD.

23-08-S

ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO.: 23-08-S IN RE: MAGISTRATE – APPOINTMENT OF DEPENDENCY AND TRUANCY GENERAL MAGISTRATE – ORDERED 01/27/2023 BY JESSICA RECKSIEDLER

22-23

ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO.: 22-23 SUPERSEDES 18-13-S – ADMINISTRATIVE RULES – ORDER ESTABLISHING FOREIGN LANGUAGE COURT INTERPRETER POLICY – ORDERED 9/12/2022 BY JESSICA RECKSIEDLER

24-03-s 2nd Amended

Assignment of Circuit Judges to Divisions:
The circuit judges assigned to the divisions of the court from November 1, 2023, until June 30, 2024, are as follows:
Division A: Melanie Chase – Criminal
Division B: Melissa Souto – Juvenile/Probate/Guardianship/Mental Health
Division E: William S. Orth – Criminal
Division G: Michael J. Rudisill – Civil/Family
Division J: Jessica Recksiedler – Criminal
Division K: Christopher Sprysenski – Civil/Family
Division L: Mark E. Herr – Civil/Family
Division M: Donna M. Goerner – Criminal
Division P: John Galluzzo – Juvenile/Probate/Guardianship/Mental Health
Division W: Susan Stacy – Civil/Family
Assignment of County Court Judges to Divisions:
The county court judges assigned to the divisions of the court from April 1, 2024, until December 21, 2024 are as follows:
Division C: James Joseph Dekleva – County Criminal
Division F: Sylvia Grunor – County Civil
Division R: Carsandra Buie – County Criminal
Division S Wayne Culver – County Civil
Division U John L. Woodard, III – County Criminal
Division Z: Debra L. Krause – County Criminal

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