FY and IX Divisional News

The Fifteenth Circuit has launched a new ex-parte calendaring app that will serve all probate divisions in South County, North County and West Palm Beach.

Prior to first use, users must create an account in the Court's Online Services (current users can use their existing account).

 Online Scheduling

The ex parte calendaring application can also be accessed by clicking the following link or by visiting www.15thcircuit.com and selecting "View All Web Applications" from within the Circuit Web Applications box”

Please take note that both Divisions FY and IX are now participating in online scheduling.Please refer to the Suspension Page for Updates.

Go to online scheduling.

Divisional email (CAD-DivisionFY@pbcgov.org or CAD-DivisionIX@pbcgov.org) accepts Agreed Orders and Orders Setting Hearing.

*ONCE A HEARING HAS BEEN SCHEDULED ONLINE, AND AN ORDER HAS BEEN SIGNED BY THE JUDGE, YOU CANNOT ADD ON MOTIONS TO BE HEARD.

YOU MAY NOT SEND AN AGREED ORDER TO CANCEL A TRIAL . IF YOU NEED A CONTINUANCE OF A MATTER THAT IS NOT AN EX-PARTE HEARING OR A UMC HEARING, YOU MUST FILE A MOTION TO CONTINUE AND SET THE MATTER FOR UMC TUESDAYS THROUGH THURSDAYS AT 8:45 AM. Please check the suspension dates to make sure court is in session.

Attorney/Guardian Fees:

The court must consider certain criteria defined in FL §744.108 when reviewing attorney and Guardian fees; therefore, all fee petitions shall include the nature and value of the ward's assets at the time of filing, the monthly income earned and the monthly expenses of the ward.

pdf Joint Resolution Regarding Lawyer Civility
pdf Amendment to Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.520.
pdf List of Orders that must comply with the Amendments to Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.520 which was issued in Supreme Court opinion 14-721 
pdf 2.520 - Family List
pdf.png 2.520 - Probate List
pdf SC14-721

Recent Updates

  • Please remember to check suspension dates before doing your UMC Notice of Hearing for the Uniform Motion Calendar. The JA will update the suspension docket periodically prior to each month.
  • If you schedule any hearing, UMC or Special Set, Please remember to provide a courtesy copy to the JA so the Judge can view it prior to your hearing via email (CAD-DivisionFY@pbcgov.org or CAD-DivisionIX@pbcgov.org) three business days prior to the hearing.
  • Please also take note of Courthouse Holidays on the Circuit website before scheduling hearings.
  • Attorney/Guardian Fees:

    The court must consider certain criteria defined in FL §744.108 when reviewing attorney and Guardian fees; therefore,all fee petitions shall include the nature and value of the ward’s assets at the time of filing, the monthly income earned and the monthly expenses of the ward