Local Rule 1 - Governing the County Court of Alachua County, Florida

Divisions:
(a) The County Court of Alachua County shall sit in three divisions, viz.: Civil Criminal and Traffic.

Civil Division:
(b) All civil actions and proceedings, within the jurisdiction of the County Court, including Small Claims, and marriage license problems.

Criminal Division:
(c) All non-traffic criminal actions and proceedings within the jurisdiction of the County Court, including actions or proceedings criminal in nature, for violation of county or municipal ordinances as Municipal Courts are abolished; also, preliminary and first appearance hearings and coroner inquests.

Traffic Division:
(d) All actions or proceedings for traffic violations.

Approved by the Supreme Court of Florida
12/18/78
Sid J. White
Clerk Supreme Court