Announcements

Congratulations

The Honorable Renatha Francis, Circuit Judge

On October 1, 2019, Governor DeSantis appointed the Hon. Renatha Francis, who was an Eleventh Circuit Judge since 2017, to the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit. Judge Francis fills the vacancy created by the death of Judge Meenu Sasser. Judge Francis is assigned to the Family Division FC and Probate Division IC.

Judge Shepherd

The Honorable Caroline Shepherd, Circuit Judge

On October 1, 2019, Governor DeSantis appointed the Hon. Caroline Shepherd, a Palm Beach County Court Judge since 2009, to the Circuit Bench. Judge Shepherd is assigned to Felony Division R, filling the vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. Jeffrey Colbath.

Press Release October 12, 2019

Chief Judge Press Release October 12, 2019

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Circuit Civil Video Appearance Project

Effective Monday, July 1st 2019, the Fifteenth Circuit began a project to allow video appearances for non-evidentiary hearings in participating Circuit Civil divisions.

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