Judge Victoria L. Griffin
St. Lucie: 50% of Domestic Relations Cases, including Injunctions for Protection (L-Z of the alphabet); Assist Juvenile Division with Detention and Shelter Hearings.
ALL TRIALS, UMC, PRO SE, and FAMILY HEARINGS SHALL BE HELD REMOTELY VIA ZOOM UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
ALL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HEARINGS SHALL BE CONDUCTED IN PERSON, St. Lucie County Courthouse, Courtroom 4A.
Please see COVID-19 Procedures and ZOOM information for Notice of In-Person Appearance and Notice of Remote Hearing language that must be included in all notices for hearings pursuant to Administrative Order 2021-11.
JUDGE GRIFFIN’S ZOOM INFORMATION:
At your designated hearing time, you will appear through ZOOM teleconferencing (without charge) via video by clicking the link below, or via telephone by calling the phone number listed below and entering the Meeting ID:
Video link – https://zoom.us/j/5230674356
Telephone Number – 1 (646) 558-8656 Meeting ID – 523 067 4356
**You must appear by video (not just calling in) in order to testify at a remote hearing**
Please carefully review the Court’s procedures. Failure to comply with the Court’s procedures may result in your hearing being stricken from the Court’s docket without further notice, or your submission to this office returned to you for compliance.
THE COURT’S PROCEDURES HAVE BEEN UPDATED AND
ARE EFFECTIVE May 2, 2022. The following information has been added to the Court’s Procedures:
SPECIAL NOTICE FOR SCHEDULING UNCONTESTED FINAL HEARINGS: In an effort to tackle the case backlog, Magistrate Lillian B. Ewen has set aside time to address uncontested final hearings on Petitions for Dissolution of Marriage.
To obtain a hearing date with the magistrate, please send an email directly to the magistrate’s office at SLCMagistrate2@circuit19.org. The magistrate’s assistant will issue an Order of Referral to the Magistrate and provide the soonest available hearing dates. All required documents must be filed in the court file and hearing packets must be submitted directly to the magistrate’s office.