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Part 3: District Courts On January 1, 2020, Changes In Florida State Law And The Florida Rules Of Procedure Will Go Into Effect

Mar 17th, 2020 in News by admin

On January 1, 2020, changes in Florida state law and the Florida Rules of Procedure will go into effect, changing where a variety of court actions are heard.

Trial Courts – Circuit

There are 20 judicial circuits in the Florida court system. Circuit courts have general trial jurisdiction over matters not assigned by statute to the county courts and also hear appeals from county court cases. Some circuits are made up of multiple counties.