Judge Michael C. Heisey

Assignment

St. Lucie: 50% of Domestic Relations Cases, including Injunctions for Protection (A-K of the alphabet).

Additional Information

Please carefully review the Court’s posted procedures.  Failure to comply with the Court’s posted procedures may result in your hearing being stricken from the Court’s calendar or your submission to this office being returned to you for compliance.

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY
AND
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE OF THE COURT
(Check the Court’s webpage frequently for updates)

Pursuant to Administrative Order 2021-11, Continued Covid-19 Reopening Procedures and Court Operations-Second Protocols:

All Evidentiary Hearings, Non-Evidentiary Hearings and Trials will be conducted via Zoom Video, with the exception of Injunction for Protection Hearings. All Injunction for Protection Hearings must be conducted in-person.

You must rename yourself on Zoom to show your actual name further identifying yourself as follows if appropriate, examples: Interpreter, MH Professional, Atty John Doe, etc. See COVID 19-ZOOM Memo.

EVIDENCE/EXHIBITS: You must comply with the Court’s current posted Evidence/Exhibit Policy.

Clerk of Court Information for the Domestic Relations/Family Division:
Phone: (772) 462-6910
Mailing Address:  PO Box 700, Fort Pierce, FL  34954
Fed-Ex or physical drop-off: 201 S. Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce, FL  34950

All notices/orders setting hearings must contain the following language:

If you are a person seeking or are required to enter a courthouse facility please be aware of the following health/safety protocols:

Occupants of all Nineteenth Judicial Circuit courthouse facilities, whether vaccinated or unvaccinated, are recommended and encouraged to utilize facemasks while in all areas of the facility.  If you would like to wear a facemask but are not in possession of one, a facemask will be provided to you at no cost. Upon entry, notify security, or the judge or presiding officer of the court you are attending, that you request a facemask and one will be provided to you at no cost.