In the Circuit Courts, which are the highest state trial courts in Florida, major criminal (felony), civil, family, juvenile and probate matters are heard. The Eleventh Judicial Circuit has 80 circuit court judges and 43 county court judges who are elected for six-year terms. In the circuit trial courts, factual disputes are resolved, either by jury trials where verdicts are rendered by the people, or by non-jury or "bench" trials where a judge decides the issues in the case

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The Certified Civil Process Servers Unit was created to relieve the burden of police departments who were using law enforcement personnel to serve court documents. Certified Civil Process Servers are individuals who are authorized by the Chief Judge to serve non-enforceable writs such as subpoenas, summonses, notices of hearings and requests for records.

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The County Civil Division hears landlord tenant, small claims (amounts up to $5,000) and county civil (amounts of $5,001 to $15,000) cases. This division hears cases that include: automobile accidents, personal injury, medical and professional negligence, products liability, labor issues, contract & indebtedness, declaratory judgment, injunction relief, and evictions.

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Foreclosure is the enforcement of a mortgage lien by judicial sale of the property. A mortgage lien is created when there is a loan contract for money borrowed under a note. This loan is secured by the mortgage lien upon real property. When the debt is not paid according to the loan contract terms, or when other contract terms are violated, the lender can pursue its lien on the property. To enforce its mortgage lien, the lender must first file a foreclosure suit, prove its case, and...

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Data last updated September 6th 2019