ADULT DRUG COURT

Drug Court is a volunteer diversion and treatment program that identifies a defendant who has a substance abuse problem by redirecting them from the ordinary course of prosecution through intensive supervision by the presiding judge and rehabilitation through treatment specialists for a minimum of one year.

1351 NW 12th Street, Miami, FL , 33125

Criminal State Trial Courts Drug Offenders Drug Courts

CASE MANAGEMENT UNIT

The Domestic Violence Case Management Unit provides immediate assistance, referrals, case assessment, support, and coordination. The unit serves as a liaison between the judiciary, related agencies, and the public. The units function is to assist the court in Permanent Injunction hearings by acting as a liaison between the clerk, the court, and the litigants. They structure visitation schedules, calculate child support, draft specialized court orders, and make social service referrals...

175 NW 1st Avenue, Miami, FL , 33128

Criminal State Trial Courts Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services Case/Care Management Abused Men Abused Women Domestic Violence Issues

CIRCUIT CRIMINAL

The Circuit Criminal Division hears major criminal (felony) cases where the resulting penalty can be death or imprisonment in a state penitentiary for one year (365 days) or more. This division also hears appeals from the County Criminal Court. The judges and support personnel of this division are located at the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

1351 NW 12th Street, Miami, FL , 33125

Criminal State Trial Courts

CIRCUIT DIVISION by ELEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA

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

175 NW 1st Avenue, Miami, FL , 33128

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COUNTY CRIMINAL

The County Criminal Division hears minor criminal (misdemeanor) cases and criminal traffic matters. These cases are punishable by imprisonment in a county jail for less than one year. They also hear municipal and county ordinance violations. The judges and support personnel of this division are located at the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building and the 5 branch courts.

1351 NW 12th Street, Miami, FL , 33125

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CRIMINAL COURT

The goal of the Domestic Violence Court is to prioritize misdemeanor domestic violence and injunction violation cases based on the prevalent risks factors involved. The State AttorneyGÇÖs office has a GÇ£no-dropGÇ¥ policy and proceeds with prosecution with or without the victim.

175 NW 1st Avenue, Miami, FL , 33128

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

The Domestic Violence Division hears domestic violence-related misdemeanors, injunction violations, and injunction for protection cases.

175 NW 1st Avenue, Miami, FL , 33128

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FELONY CASE MANAGEMENT by TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT OF FLORIDA

Felony case management was developed with the intent to improve procedures in criminal cases in the Felony Court Division. Procedures were established to improve predictability, efficiency, and timely disposition of felony criminal cases, and to ensure compliance with the provisions of the Florida Rules of Criminal Procedure. Effective case management techniques allow courts to adapt the case flow process to the requirements of individual cases by application of uniform and consistent...

3315 Tamiami Trail East, Naples, FL , 34112

Criminal State Trial Courts

INTAKE UNIT

Operated through the joint efforts of the Clerk of Courts (COC) and the Department of Human Services (DHS) Advocacy unit, the Intake Unit is comprised of intake counselors and support staff dedicated to providing efficient and responsive services to the court and the community. The Intake Unit provides assistance with the completion of all required documents necessary to obtain an injunction for protection against domestic, repeat, dating and sexual violence, and makes referrals to...

175 NW 1st Avenue, Miami, FL , 33128

Criminal State Trial Courts Family Justice Centers Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services

Data last updated September 6th 2019