Judge David P. Kreider

Judge Kredier

Judge David P. Kreider

The Code of Judicial Conduct governing behavior by judges forbids the judges of the Eighth Judicial Circuit to discuss pending cases with the public. Please do not call the Court expecting to speak with a Judge about any case. If you have a comment to make, please mail it to the Clerk’s Office in the appropriate county. Please keep in mind that the Court is only allowed to consider arguments made in court and documents filed by actual parties to the case. They cannot ethically read or consider any other opinions or arguments about the case, and they cannot give legal advice. Thank you.

Current Assignment

Circuit Judge, July 2014 – Present

Alachua: Family Division DR 4
Alachua: Division MG (Residential Mortgage Foreclosures)

Bradford: Circuit Civil
Bradford: Mortgage Foreclosures
Bradford: Probate
Bradford: Extraordinary Writs
Bradford: Mental Health
Bradford: Family
Bradford: Domestic Violence
Bradford: Juvenile Dependency
Bradford: Juvenile Delinquency
Bradford: Truancy

Previous Assignment

County Court Judge, May 2010 – June 2014

Division Procedures

Judge Kreider COVID-19 Procedures

For Bradford County Probate and Guardianship Cases:
Attorneys should e-mail proposed orders in probate and guardianship cases to Lara Breslow. Proposed orders should not be submitted on paper or in PDF format. Pro se litigants may e-mail proposed orders in probate and guardianship cases to Lara Breslow in Word format, or may mail them to at the address below:

Lara Breslow
Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center
201 East University Avenue, Room 410
Gainesville, FL 32601

Judicial Assistant

Debbie Spivey
spiveyd@circuit8.org

Please do not contact Judge Kreider’s office directly regarding any RESIDENTIAL FORECLOSURE OR DIVISION MG matter. Any questions regarding any residential foreclosure or Division MG matter should be directed to the appropriate case manager. Please see the Divisional Instructions below.

Office

Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center
201 East University Avenue, Room 304
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 548-3709

Bradford County Courthouse
945 North Temple Avenue
Starke, FL 32091
(904) 966-6210 (phone), (904) 966-6391 (fax)

Education

Juris Doctor: University of Florida College of Law, 1992
Bachelor of Arts: University of Florida, 1989