The Eighth Judicial Circuit of Florida


Recent News

WELCOME

Welcome to the new Eighth Judicial Circuit website! If there are any issues with the site, please send an email to webmaster@circuit8.org. Thank you for visiting!

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Volunteer Small Claims Court Mediation Training Program

Are you inspired to give back to the community, but don’t know how best to use your talents in service of others?  Why not volunteer as a Small Claims Court mediator?  The Eighth Judicial Circuit is now accepting applications for the Dispute Resolution Center’s four-day County Mediation Training program, to be held in Gainesville from March 31st through April...

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January 20th

The Courts of the Eighth Judicial Circuit will be closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day on January 20th. First appearance, juvenile detentions, and shelter hearings on January 20th, will be held in the Alachua County Criminal Justice Center, Courtroom 1A. Regular office hours will resume on January 21st.

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Jury Scam Alert

Beware of jury scam phone calls. The Court will not call asking for money. If you have any questions regarding jury duty, please call Court Administration (352) 264-7029 or (352) 374-3638.

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Jurors


The Court recognizes that jury service may impose a hardship on citizens.  Every effort is made to ensure that each juror has a positive experience.  The Judges of the Eighth Judicial Circuit thank you in advance for your service, and we hope that you find your jury service to be an interesting and positive experience.

Self-Help


Pro se means you have chosen to proceed without the assistance of an attorney.  If you are not sure you want to represent yourself, you can contact the Florida Bar’s Lawyer Referral Service to consult with an attorney.  For more information on what a Self Help program can provide, please check the Self Help Section on the Florida Courts website.

Contact Information


Click here to view our telephone directory, courthouse locations, and court administration contact information.