Florida’s Fifth Judicial Circuit serves Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Marion and Sumter Counties. There are many individuals associated with the Fifth Judicial Circuit who support the judiciary. We have compiled the following lists to assist you in finding who you need.
Notice to the Public
The Code of Judicial Conduct governing behavior by judges forbids the Judges of the Fifth Judicial Circuit to discuss pending cases with the public. Please do not call the Court expecting to speak with a Judge about any case. The Court is only allowed to consider arguments made in the courtroom and in documents properly filed by actual parties in the case as authorized by law and the Rules of Court. The Court cannot ethically read or consider any other opinions or arguments about the case. Communications that do not meet these legal requirements cannot be forwarded to the Judges.