Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Courts

Serving the Citizens of Brevard and Seminole Counties

24-22-b

Effective, June 1, 2024, all civil traffic hearings scheduled with offense locations in the Central/South Region shall be set to be heard at the Moore Justice Center at 2825 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, FL 32940.

24-20-b

Florida Statutes Chapters 569.11 and 569.42 involve cases alleging non-criminal violations against persons under the age of twenty-one (21) for unlawful purchase, possession or use of tobacco and/or nicotine, and vaping products.

24-21-b

Due to the upcoming division changes, Judge Benjamin B. Garagozlo will be assigned a Circuit Civil division and the County Court division he currently occupies will be dissolved. Therefore, the Clerk of Court, as of May 28, 2024, will no longer assign any new County Court cases to Judge Benjamin B. Garagozlo.

24-15-b

The court having determined that Magistrate Sandra E. Valentine should not hear cases in which attorney Elise Anne Singer, Bar#749117 appears, it is
ORDERED that all pending or newly filed cases in which Elise Anne Singer, Bar#749117 appears as attorney of record for any party shall be reassigned to the same judge with the next Magistrate in rotation pursuant to pending or existing administrative orders.

24-13-b

Judge Segal will be taking over Judge Speicher’s family cases effective July 1, 2024.
There are six (6) cases that are now set for trial from which Judge Robert Segal cannot hear. Therefore, the below cases should be reassigned accordingly.
Fortier v Fortier – 23-DR-021677 – set for case management conference 3/8/2024
Milburn v Gonzalez – 22-DR-044296 – set for trial 9/2/2024
Harris v Harris – 22-DR-023469 – set for trial 10/1/2024
Riordan v Thakur 22-DR-033183 – set for trial 11/1/2024
Hensley v Hensley – 18-DR-057743 – set for trial 12/2/2024
Desjarllais DiMeo v DiMeo – 22DR055979 – set for trial 12/2/2024
DONE AND ORDERED this 27th day of February, 2024.

24-12

16-27-S: In Re: – Judges – Reassignment of Cases Assigned to Judge Melanie Chase  

18-51-B SUPERSEDES 16-13-B: In Re: – Magistrate – Appointment of General Magistrate & Support Enforcement Hearing Officer Leslie J. Castaldi  

22-05-B: In Re: – Magistrate – Appointment of General Magistrate & Support Enforcement Hearing Officer Daniel J. Freyberg

22-22-S: In Re: – Judges – Reassignment of Cases Assigned to Judge Melanie Chase  

24-11-b

NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to the authority vested in me as Chief Judge of the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida under Florida Rules of Judicial Administration, Rule 2.215, I hereby appoint Sandra E. Valentin to serve as a General Magistrate and as a Support Enforcement Hearing Officer for the Circuit Court of the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida

24-05-b

NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to the authority vested in me as Chief Judge of the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida under Florida Rules of Judicial Administration, Rule 2.215, I hereby appoint Daniel J. Freyberg to serve as a General Magistrate and as a Support Enforcement Hearing Officer for the Circuit Court of the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida.

24-04-b

Edward C. Park, a member of the Florida Bar, is hereby appointed to serve as the Dependency General Magistrate for the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit, Brevard County, Florida.

23-37

23-37 SUPERSEDES ORDERS LISTED IN THIS A.O. IN RE: ADMINISTRATIVE ORDERS – RECINDS ADMINSTRATIVE ORDERS – ORDERED 11/07/2023 BY CHARLES G. CRAWFORD.

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