The Judiciary


The Fifteenth Judicial Circuit is comprised of five (5) Circuit Court Divisions and two (2) County Court Divisions.

The Fifteenth Judicial Circuit is a general jurisdiction court with 35 circuit judges presiding. The county courts are courts of limited jurisdiction with 19 county judges presiding. The Florida Supreme Court and legislative authorization certify the number of Circuit Judges and County Court Judges according to filings.

Chief Judge Jeffrey Colbath


Circuit Judges
 

Circuit Judges handle all circuit court matters, including felonies, civil suits exceeding $15,000, domestic relations, probate and juvenile.

Please Note: * = Administrative Judge, ** Administrative Judge at Satellite Facility

Name Phone Number Division Location
Artau, Edward (561) 355-6050 AF - Civil Main Judicial Complex
Barkdull, Thomas H III  (561) 355-7816 AW - Foreclosure Main Judicial Complex
Blanc, Peter D* (561) 355-1721 AB - Civil Main Judicial Complex
Brunson, Catherine M (561) 355-2595 FD - Family Main Judicial Complex
Burton, Charles E. (561) 355-3730 S - Criminal Main Judicial Complex
Caracuzzo, Cheryl (561) 355-7847 CFTD - Criminal Main Judicial Complex
Coates, Howard (561) 274-1452 FY - Family
IX - Probate
South County Courthouse
Colbath, Jeffrey (561) 355-7845 Chief Judge Main Judicial Complex
Delgado, Luis (561) 274-1564 JS - Juvenile South County Courthouse
Ferrara, James T. (561) 355-1940 AD - Civil Main Judicial Complex
Feuer, Samantha Schosberg (561) 355-1610 X - Criminal Main Judicial Complex
French, David E. (561) 355-7570 AJ - Circuit Civil Main Judicial Complex
Gillen, Jeffrey (561) 355-6386 AE - Civil Main Judicial Complex
Goodman, Jaimie (561) 330-1785 IY - Probate
FX - Family
South County Courthouse
Hafele, Donald W (561) 355-6533 AG - Civil Main Judicial Complex
Johnson, Laura (561) 355-7702 U - Criminal Main Judicial Complex
Kastrenakes, John S.* (561) 355-7876 V - Criminal Main Judicial Complex
Keever, Dina A. (561) 688-4599 T/KK2 - Criminal Criminal Justice Complex
Kelley, Glenn (561) 355-1980 W - Criminal Main Judicial Complex
Keyser, Gregory (561) 355-1873 JL - Juvenile Main Judicial Complex
Keyser, Janis Brustares (561) 355-2097 IB/IC - Probate Main Judicial Complex
Kroll, Kathleen J.* (561) 624-6559 FJ - Family
IJ - Probate
North County Courthouse
Martz, James (561) 355-1156 JO - Juvenile Main Judicial Complex
Marx, Joseph (561) 355-7552 AN - Civil Main Judicial Complex
Marx, Krista** (561) 355-7814 R - Criminal Main Judicial Complex
Miller, Karen M (561) 624-6687 FI - Family
II - Probate
North County Courthouse
Oftedal, Richard L (561) 355-7848 AA - Civil Main Judicial Complex
Rowe, Cymonie (561) 355-1745 AO - Civil Main Judicial Complex
Small, Lisa S. (561) 355-4866 AH - Civil Main Judicial Complex
Sasser, Meenu (561) 355-2698 AI - Civil Main Judicial Complex
Scher, Rosemarie (561) 694-7420 FH - Family
IH - Probate
North County Courthouse
Suskauer, Scott (561) 355-3028 FC - Family Main Judicial Complex
Ticktin, Jessica (561) 274-1420 FZ - Family
IZ - Probate
South County Courthouse
Weiss, Daliah (561) 355-1120 JK- Juvenile Main Judicial Complex
Volker, Kirk C. (561) 355-4410 JM - Juvenile
JA - Juvenile
Main Judicial Complex


County Court Judges
 

County Judges handle all County Court matters. Included are Misdemeanors, Civil suits not exceeding $15,000, Landlord Tenant, Small Claims & Traffic. County Judges are often assigned to work as Circuit Judges. County judges serve six year terms.

Name Phone Number Division Location
Bonavita, August (561) 355-7881 P - Criminal Main Judicial Complex
Booras, Ted (561) 355-7884 RB - Civil
VA - Veterans
Main Judicial Complex
Bosso-Pardo, Sandra (561) 624-6689 RH - Civil
NC/H - Criminal
North County Courthouse
Bryson, Marni (561) 355-6158 E - Criminal Main Judicial Complex
Castor, Frank S.* (561) 355-1985 RF/WD - Civil Main Judicial Complex
Collins, Sherri (561) 355-1149 RJ - Civil Main Judicial Complex
Corlew, Reginald (561) 274-1425 RD - Civil South County Courthouse
Cunningham, Sheree (561) 355-2330 C - Criminal Main Judicial Complex
Damico, Paul A (561) 330-1783 D - Criminal
DR - Criminal
South County Courthouse
Eissey, Mark (561) 355-7573 M - Criminal Main Judicial Complex
Evans, Peter M** (561) 996-4841 BG/WI/Y - Criminal
RA - Civil
 FW - Family
West County Courthouse
Garrison, Edward (561) 355-7891

Famly       FA 
Circuit   Civil     TD 

County Court Crimnal  TD

Main Judicial Complex
Hanser, Leonard* (561) 355-1504 B - Criminal Main Judicial Complex
Harper, Bradley (561) 355-1958 L - Criminal Main Judicial Complex
Panse, Robert (561) 274-1455 RS - Civil South County Courthouse
Perez, Nancy (561) 355-7829 RE - Civil Main Judicial Complex
Santino, Dana M (561) 355-2768 RL - Civil Main Judicial Complex
Shepherd, Caroline** (561) 688-4600 KD/KK1 - Criminal Criminal Justice Complex
Stephens, Debra  Moses (561) 355-1908 DV/TD - Domestic Violence Main Judicial Complex