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  • Covid-19 Update

    7/17/20: Jury trials suspended for an indeterminate period effective immediately to include Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee and St. Lucie counties.

    7/20/20: Martin County courthouse rolls back to Phase 1 operations with limited in-person access. Phase 2 remains in all other counties of Indian River, Okeechobee and St. Lucie.

    Please click here for COVID information.

  • Now Hiring

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Effective July 17, 2020 Jury Trials suspended at all courthouses within the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit for an indeterminate period of time.

Courthouses reopened June 1, 2020 – many cases will continue to be conducted by Zoom or other teleconferencing means. Check your case status by contacting the clerk before heading to court.

Beginning Monday, June 1, 2020, if you are a person seeking to enter the courthouse for an in-person proceeding please be aware of the following requirements:

Upon entry to the courthouse, your temperature will be taken in a non-intrusive manner.

Persons with temperatures over 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit will be denied entry into the courthouse.

All persons entering the courthouse will be asked:

  1. Have you recently had close contact with a person with COVID-19?
  2. Have you been diagnosed with COVID-19, are you waiting for test results, or do you have a cough, fever, or shortness of breath, or other symptoms of COVID-19?
  3. Have you recently traveled from somewhere outside the United States or on a cruise ship?

You will be required to wear a face covering.

Please bring your own face covering if you have one.

All individuals shall observe social distancing within courthouses by maintaining the recommended minimum six-foot distance from other individuals.

Frequently sanitize your hands while you are in the courthouse.

You are encouraged to bring hand sanitizer in a 3 oz. or less pour or pump-style plastic bottle. Spray bottles are not permitted inside the courthouse.

Please bring information regarding your court case, including case number, name of the presiding judge, date and time of your hearing.

Questions may be addressed to publicinformation@circuit19.org

 

 

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Judge Steven Levin and Judge Laurie Buchanan discussed dependency court.

The second session of the community outreach event, Your Courts Up Close, was held on February 25, 2020. Your Courts Up Close is a free event hosted by Judge Daryl Isenhower of St. Lucie County. This session included the topics of family, dependency court, child resources and the Guardian Ad Litem Program.

Judge Steven Levin…

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Established in 2017, Your Courts Up Close is a free four week class that gives participants a behind-the-scenes look at the court system.

St. Lucie County Judge Daryl Isenhower, the program’s creator, facilitates the presentations made by local judges on a variety of topics.

Dates for Your Courts Up Close 2020.

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The first session of the year for the community outreach event, Your Courts Up Close, was successfully held on February 18, 2020. Your Courts Up Close is a free event hosted by Judge Daryl Isenhower of St. Lucie County. The Nineteenth Judicial Circuit has hosted this program annually for the past four years.

During the first…