Important Updates

Jury Trials - January through March 2021

January 2021

Tuesday, 26th – Circuit Criminal
Thursday, 28th – Circuit Civil

February, 2021

Tuesday, 2nd – Circuit Criminal
Thursday, 4th - County Court
Tuesday, 9th – Circuit Civil
Thursday, 11th – Circuit Criminal
Tuesday, 16th – Circuit Criminal
Thursday, 18th – County Court
Tuesday, 23rd – Circuit Criminal
Thursday, 25th – Circuit Civil

March, 2021

Mondays are reserved for Circuit Criminal trials
Tuesdays are reserved for County Court trials (all case types)
Wednesdays are reserved for Circuit Civil trials
Thursdays are reserved for Circuit Criminal trials
Fridays are reserved for special panels. These panels will be for one trial and one judge

Court Updates Concerning Coronavirus

The Courthouses are Open

The Judges of the 15th Circuit remain available in all divisions to have your non-essential matters heard remotely Monday-Friday. Please see the judicial instructions for information on setting hearings.

Persons interested in attending a remote hearing must contact the Circuit's Public Information Officer at: 561-355-4495. See Administrative Order 12.510 for more details.

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HOW to ZOOM: instructions for attorneys and litigants regarding remote hearings

Chief Judge Jury Video

Information for jurors on court procedures to insure your safety.

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President's Day

President's Day

February 15, 2021 is a County holiday but the Court will be open. However, the County buildings will be closed so court events will not be scheduled on that day.


New Judicial Assignments

Chief Judge Marx has announced the new assignment of judges, effective January 2021. Please see the attached Administrative Order.

Administrative Order 11.101: Assignment of Judges

Appointment of Magistrates

Administrative Order 5.104 Appointing Magistrates ammended January 13, 2021.

People wearing face maks

Face Masks Required

NOTICE: Face Mask or Facial Covering Required for Entry into Courthouses

In compliance with Administrative Order 12.510-12/2020.18, all persons entering any of the courthouses in Palm Beach County shall wear a mask or facial covering.
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