The deadline for filing applications to be on the 2020-2021 Dependency Court Appointed Attorney Registry has been extended and will remain open until further notice.
The Circuit is actively monitoring the latest information on the coronavirus. Following the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommendations, persons who are exhibiting flu like symptoms should self-quarantine. The recommendations state that the self-quarantine period should extend 14 days from the start of the symptoms. More info
Eldercaring Coordination is a compassionate, court-alternative process that helps families reduce conflict while enhancing safety, autonomy and quality of life of aging loved ones.
On January 1, 2020, changes in Florida state law and the Florida Rules of Procedure will go into effect, changing where a variety of court actions are heard.
Governor Ron DeSantis has appointed two new judges to the 15th Circuit, Sarah Shullman and Melanie Surber.
Palm Beach County attorneys who went above and beyond to provide pro bono legal services were recently recognized by the 15th Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee.
Effective Monday, July 1st 2019, the Fifteenth Circuit began a project to allow video appearances for non-evidentiary hearings in participating Circuit Civil divisions.
Effective July 15, the Hon. Ed Artau will preside over Juvenile Divisions JA and JM. Effective on November 4th, the Hon. Renatha Francis will preside over Family Division FC and Probate Division IC.