Important Updates

NOTICE: Face Mask or Facial Covering Required for Entry into Courthouses

In compliance with Administrative Order 12.510-11/2020.17, all persons entering any of the courthouses in Palm Beach County shall wear a mask or facial covering. Open-chin triangle bandannas; neck gaiters; face coverings with vents, valves or mesh; and face shields without masks underneath are insufficient. Additionally, all masks or facial coverings must fit snugly over the nose and mouth and be secured under the chin. Any person entering the courthouses without a mask or facial covering meeting these standards will be provided with a mask. Masks must also remain on inside the courtrooms unless directed otherwise by the presiding judge for the purposes of creating a clear record, identification, or other reason deemed necessary.

This requirement will remain in effect until further order of the Chief Judge.

Assignment of Judges 2021

Chief Judge Marx has announced the new assignment of judges, effective January 2021. Please see the attached Administrative Order.

Administrative Order 11.101: Assignment of Judges

Court Updates Concerning Coronavirus

The Courthouses are Open

The Judges of the 15th Circuit remain available in all divisions to have your non-essential matters heard remotely Monday-Friday. Please see the judicial instructions for information on setting hearings.

Persons interested in attending a remote hearing must contact the Circuit's Public Information Officer at: 561-355-4495. See Administrative Order 12.510 for more details.

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Chief Judge Jury Video

Information for jurors on court procedures to insure your safety.

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