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

Policies and 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.

Circuit Procedures for Probate & Guardianship

The Probate Division of the Circuit Court instructions, forms, manuals and more.

Circuit Policies and Procedures for Process Servers

Certified Process Servers are NOT employees of the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Court.

Brevard Courts

BREVARD JUDGES’ POLICIES & PROCEDURES

NOTE: If you don't see the desired judge listed here, contact the Judicial Assistant directly for more information.

Judge Ballou’s – Criminal Division P – Policies and Procedures
Judge Brown’s – Criminal Division 6 – Policies and Procedures
Judge Blaue’s – Civil Division D – Policies & Procedures Page
Judge Crawford’s – Civil Division N – Policies and Procedures
Judge Friedland’s – Division 7, County Civil Policies & Procedures 
Judge Garagozlo’s – Circuit Civil Policies and Procedures (NOTE: Judge Garagozlo will be handling Circuit Civil effective July 22, 2024)

Judge Garagozlo’s – Pretrial Conference Checklist
Judge Katie Jacobus – Division 3 – Policies and Procedures
– Judge Katie Jacobus Consent Scheduling Form
Judge McKibben’s – Virtual Video Conference Evidentiary Hearing Trial Procedures
Judge Musselman’s – Division 10 – Policies and Procedures
Judge Naberhaus – Division T – Policies and Procedures
– Judge Naberhaus – Civil Division T – JACs Policies and Procedures
Judge Paulk’s – Civil Division M – Policies & Procedures
Judge Peacock’s – Criminal Division 9 – Policies & Procedures
Judge Segal’s – Division G – Policies and Procedures
Judge Serrano’s – Division C – Policies and Procedures
Judge Silverman’s Instructions for Appearances by Video Conference

Judge Speicher's Criminal Division Procedures
- Judge Speicher's Criminal Division Forms

GM Edward Park’s – Dependency – Policies and Procedures

BREVARD UNIFORM PROCEDURES FOR ENTIRE FAMILY DIVISION

CIVIL/FAMILY GENERAL MAGISTRATES POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

Seminole Courts

SEMINOLE CASE MANAGEMENT

SEMINOLE UNIFORM PROCEDURES FOR FAMILY DIVISION'S K & L

Family Division Policies & Procedures

Division K and L - Uniform Procedures for Family Division

CIVIL/FAMILY GENERAL MAGISTRATES POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

Florida Courts Help available at the touch of a screen:

For constituents, customers, or callers seeking help with family law cases – divorce, adoption, name change, custody, order of protection, and much more – there is now a one-stop source for lots of information aimed at self-represented people. Florida Courts Help is available at app stores as well as online at help.flcourts.gov.

View Case Management Administrative Orders, video tutorial on how to properly complete and submit Case Management Plan/Orders, and more. Please ensure you are utilizing the most recent Case Management Plan and Case Management Order. Click here to view Civil Case Management Orders & Forms (Updated on 4/16/2024)
Case Management Plan/Orders