C Divisional News


  1. Per A.O. No. 12.510-03/2020.5, all non-essential in-court proceedings in Division C will be suspended beginning March 18, 2020 through the end of business on May 1, 2020.

  2. Hearings for essential and non-essential matters must be special set with the court by contacting the judicial assistant. Do not set hearings with the clerk.

  3. ESSENTIAL IN-COURT PROCEEDINGS will generally be heard Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning at 8:30 a.m.

  4. NON-ESSENTIAL PROCEEDINGS will be conducted by REMOTE HEARINGS USING COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT Please refer to AOSC20-16 In Re: COVID-19 Emergency Procedures for the Administering of Oaths via Remote Audio-Video Communications Equipment and Fla.R.Jud.Admin. 2.530 regarding the procedures for utilizing remote witness testimony. The Court will generally hear these on Monday, Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning at 1:30 p.m.

  5. Webex is available for video conferencing.  Webex may be accessed at no charge as follows: 1.844.621.3956 US Toll-free   Access Code: 474 803 697.  Please advise the Court and all parties should you wish to use Webex.
  6. Please note that only cases that are special set by the court will be heard. All other cases will be rescheduled pending additional administrative order(s).

  7. Submit agreed orders to reset any case along with a waiver of speedy trial to the Division C email CAD-divisionc@pbcgov.org.

Thank you for your cooperation

Judge August Bonavita presides over County Criminal Division C in Courtroom 4D in the Main Judicial Courthouse, 205 N. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, Florida.

Division C email: CAD-DivisionC@pbcgov.org.

Please see Divisional Instructions for Judge Bonavita's court procedures.

pdf Division C Reset Order for 3-23 through 4-3
Standing Order Regarding Defendants Not to be Transported for Case Disposition Hearings and Status Checks