Circuit Judge

Melissa D. Souto

Division: J, CRIMINAL

Judicial Assistant: Nicole Daniels

Office: (407) 665-4939 | Email

Located at the Seminole Criminal Justice Center Sanford, Seminole

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The Honorable Melissa D. Souto
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SCHEDULING HEARINGS

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JACs Dockets & Calendars

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.

Available Dockets
Available Hearing Time
Schedule a Hearing – Requires Login
How to sign up for a JACs Account

How to sign up for a JACs Account

POLICIES & PROCEDURES

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Instructions and More

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.

Criminal Division Operations Manual
First Appearance Manual
Courtroom Decorum Policy

BIOGRAPHY

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Professional History
Education
Judicial History
Organizations, Committees, and Commissions
Awards & Recognitions

LOCATION

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Currently Presiding in Sanford, Seminole

Seminole Criminal Justice Center Seminole Criminal Justice Center 101 Eslinger Way Sanford, FL 32773-6707

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CIVIL CASE MANAGEMENT

View Case Management Administrative Orders, video tutorial on how to properly complete and submit Case Management Plan/Orders, and more.