Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Courts

Serving the Citizens of Brevard and Seminole Counties

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.

24-13-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  

23-41-s

23-41-S IN RE: MAGISTRATES – DELINEATION OF MATTERS TO BE REFERRED TO GENERAL MAGISTRATE ASSIGNED TO THE CIVIL DIVISION – ORDERED 11/15/2023 BY CHARLES G. CRAWFORD

24-09 Amended

STORAGE OF EXHIBITS FOR CIRCUIT CIVIL AND FAMILY CASES, CIRCUIT AND COUNTY CRIMINAL CASES, DIGITAL EVIDENCE, RELEASING EVIDENCE, AND ACCESS TO CONFIDENTIAL EVIDENCE. HEARING REQUIRED FOR INTRODUCING EXHIBITS CONTAINING HIGH POTENCY NARCOTICS.

22-24-s

22-24-S ADOPTIONS – RECORDING OF FINAL JUDGMENTS IN ADOPTION PROCEEDINGS – 10/17/2022 BY JESSICA RECKSIEDLER

23-06 8th Amended

ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO.: 23-06 8TH AMENDED – SUPERSEDES 23-06 7TH AMENDED – IN RE: JUDGES – ADMINISTRATIVE JUDGES – ORDERED BY CHARLES G. CRAWFORD 10/24/2023

23-03-b 2nd Amended

23-03-B 2ND AMENDED SUPERSEDES 23-03-B AMENDED IN RE: JUDGES – BREVARD DIVISION ASSIGNMENTS – ORDERED 07/01/2023 BY CHARLES G. CRAWFORD

24-03-s 2nd Amended

Assignment of Circuit Judges to Divisions:
The circuit judges assigned to the divisions of the court from November 1, 2023, until June 30, 2024, are as follows:
Division A: Melanie Chase – Criminal
Division B: Melissa Souto – Juvenile/Probate/Guardianship/Mental Health
Division E: William S. Orth – Criminal
Division G: Michael J. Rudisill – Civil/Family
Division J: Jessica Recksiedler – Criminal
Division K: Christopher Sprysenski – Civil/Family
Division L: Mark E. Herr – Civil/Family
Division M: Donna M. Goerner – Criminal
Division P: John Galluzzo – Juvenile/Probate/Guardianship/Mental Health
Division W: Susan Stacy – Civil/Family
Assignment of County Court Judges to Divisions:
The county court judges assigned to the divisions of the court from April 1, 2024, until December 21, 2024 are as follows:
Division C: James Joseph Dekleva – County Criminal
Division F: Sylvia Grunor – County Civil
Division R: Carsandra Buie – County Criminal
Division S Wayne Culver – County Civil
Division U John L. Woodard, III – County Criminal
Division Z: Debra L. Krause – County Criminal

View Case Management Administrative Orders, video tutorial on how to properly complete and submit Case Management Plan/Orders, and more. Please ensure you are utilizing the most recent Case Management Plan and Case Management Order. Click here to view Civil Case Management Orders & Forms (Updated on 4/16/2024)
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