Courts Closed in Observance of Memorial Day

Please be advised that the Courts of the Eighth Judicial Circuit and will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 28, 2018. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, May 29. 

First appearances, juvenile detentions, and shelter hearings on Memorial Day will be held at 9:00 a.m. in the Alachua County Criminal Justice Center, Courtroom 1A.

2016-17 Annual Report

The Florida State Courts Annual Reports, structured around the five long-range issues of the Judicial Branch’s Long-Range Strategic Plan, provide a detailed account of the court system’s activities, programs, initiatives, and developments throughout the preceding fiscal year. The annual reports also supply court filings data as well as information about the structure of Florida’s judiciary, the state budget, and state courts systems appropriations.

Court-Appointed Counsel Registry

Applications are now being accepted for the Eighth Judicial Circuit’s Court-Appointed Counsel Registry for fiscal year July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019.  Applications are due by 9:00 AM on June 4, 2018.

For more information, please see the Court-Appointed Counsel page.