Administrative Orders are directives that are necessary to properly administer the court’s affairs but are not inconsistent with the Florida Constitution, the Florida Rules of Court, or with administrative orders entered by the Supreme Court of Florida.

Orders are grouped by their jurisdiction: circuit-wide and individual counties.

Please note that this website may not represent the current set of Administrative Orders and Local Rules for the circuit. For the current list of Orders and Rules, please contact the Court Administrator’s Office, Tavares, Florida at 352-742-4393.


Administrative Order Establishing Procedures Concerning Risk Protection Orders in the 5th Circuit and Rescinding Administrative Order A-2018-8


Administrative Order Requiring Eldercaring Coordination Education Training


Fourth Amended Administrative Order Regarding Compensation for Professional & Other Guardians and Vacating Administrative Order A-98-12-A2


Order of Special Appointment to the Appellate Division of the Circuit Court for Docket Date August 17, 2018


Amended Administrative Order Appointing Civil Traffic Hearing Officers for the Fifth Judicial Circuit


Amended Administrative Order Establishing Procedures Concerning Injunctions for Protection Against Exploitation of Vulnerable Adults in the Fifth Circuit


Administrative Order Ending Backlog Foreclosure Program and Reassignment of Cases


Administrative Order Modifying Certain Judge Assignments Within the Fifth Judicial Circuit and Establishing Procedures Concerning Future Judicial Assignments

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