Honorable Circuit Court Judge Janet Carney Croom

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ASSIGNMENT

Administrative Judge, Civil Division

St. Lucie: All Civil Jury Cases; Probate and Guardianship; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Cases.

 

****PLEASE REVIEW THE NEWLY UPDATED PROCEDURES PRIOR TO CONTACTING OUR OFFICE****

CALENDARS:

Online Hearing Schedule Calendar
Judge Croom December 2017 Trial Schedule
Senior Judge December 2017 Trial Schedule
E-Docket Circuit Civil Jury Trial Weeks

CIRCUIT CIVIL JURY DIVISION:

Guidelines and Procedures
E-Docket Call Procedure & Form
Clerk of Court Trial Exhibit Procedure Memo
Final Disposition Form

PROBATE AND GUARDIANSHIP DIVISIONS:

Guidelines and Procedures
Special Needs and Pooled Trusts Memorandum

PROBATE MANDATORY SMART FORMS (MUST PRINT FOR ORIGINAL ATTORNEY SIGNATURE):

Checklist: Disposition of Personal Property without Administration
Checklist: Summary Administration
Checklist: Opening Formal Administration
Checklist: Closing a Formal Administration
Personal Representative's Inventory

INCAPACITY MANDATORY SMART FORMS:

Notice of Petition to Determine Incapacity
Order Appointing Attorney/Elisor
Order Appointing Examining Committee
Order of Compensation of Examining Committee

GUARDIANSHIP AND GUARDIAN ADVOCATE MANDATORY SMART FORMS:

Application Form
Education and Background Certification Form
Guardianship Advocacy Mandatory Checklist
Initial Guardianship Inventory Form
Initial Guardianship Plan Form
Annual Accounting Form
Annual Simplified Accounting Form
Annual Audit Checklist
Annual Plan Form
Professional Annual Investigation Form
Petition for Order Authorizing Payment to Guardian
Petition for Order Authorizing Payment to Attorney

LINKS:

** FDLE is no longer accepting or processing hard copy applicant fingerprint cards. For complete information, including required ORI processing number: Click Here
** Clerk of Court E-Filing Link: Click Here
** Rupert J. Smith Law Library: Click Here
** Florida Rural Legal Services (legal aid): Click Here

Special thanks to Nicole Montanez, St. Lucie Clerk of Court Office, during the initial implementation of the guardian advocate forms process

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