The Eighteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces a vacancy in the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit that was created by the retirement of Judge Nancy Maloney. More Information
Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Courts
Serving the Citizens of Brevard and Seminole Counties

24-31-b

The following Brevard division assignments will be effective July 1, 2024, unless otherwise specified.

24-30-s

WHEREAS the Chief Judge “shall regulate the use of all court facilities,” as provided in 2.215(b)(7), Florida Rules of General Practice and Judicial Administration; IT IS ORDERED that all locked jury restrooms are to be used only by the jurors or as any Judge directs. DONE AND ORDERED this 17th day of June 2024.

24-28-b

WHEREAS the Chief Judge “shall regulate the use of all court facilities,” as provided in 2.215(b)(7), Florida Rules of General Practice and Judicial Administration; IT IS ORDERED that all locked jury restrooms are to be used only by the jurors or as any Judge directs. DONE AND ORDERED this 6th day of June 2024.

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.

24-13-b

Judge Segal will be taking over Judge Speicher’s family cases effective July 1, 2024.
There are six (6) cases that are now set for trial from which Judge Robert Segal cannot hear. Therefore, the below cases should be reassigned accordingly.
Fortier v Fortier – 23-DR-021677 – set for case management conference 3/8/2024
Milburn v Gonzalez – 22-DR-044296 – set for trial 9/2/2024
Harris v Harris – 22-DR-023469 – set for trial 10/1/2024
Riordan v Thakur 22-DR-033183 – set for trial 11/1/2024
Hensley v Hensley – 18-DR-057743 – set for trial 12/2/2024
Desjarllais DiMeo v DiMeo – 22DR055979 – set for trial 12/2/2024
DONE AND ORDERED this 27th day of February, 2024.

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.

24-29-s

24-29-s supersedes 23-41-s it is hereby ordered that the General Magistrate assigned to the civil division for Seminole County shall have jurisdictional authority to hear certain matters as set forth herein, and that the procedure to obtain consent of the parties to a referral of a civil matter to the General Magistrate shall be as set forth within.

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