The Honorable Donald E. Scaglione

Circuit Judge

Please use the following address to request a hearing date: DEScalendarrequest@circuit5.org

For procedural questions: bhaimes@circuit5.org

Please list your case name, case number and the time required. The Judicial Assistant will respond with your hearing time. It is YOUR responsibility to do a Notice of Hearing and comply with the Administrative Order as to Courtesy copies.

Order Regarding Courtesy Copies to Presiding Judge

For Courtesy copies (per Administrative Order) and Notice of Hearings please email:

Circuit/Civil – DES-circuitcivil@circuit5.org

Please note the above address will not respond.

Administrative Order as to E-Filings/Filings/Paperless Court

Order Regarding Establishment of Uniform Motion Practice Procedure (Jury)

Order Regarding Establishment of Uniform Motion Practice Procedure (Non-Jury)

Order Establishing Circuit Civil Court Guidelines

Administrative Order Establishing Circuit Court Civil Court Guidelines as to “Meet and Confer” for Judge Donald E. Scaglione

Motion in Limine Procedure Order

Telephonic Appearance Procedure Memorandum

Courtroom Counsel Demeanor

Office Information
Hernando County Courthouse
4th Floor, Suite F, Room 444
20 N. Main Street
Brooksville, FL 34601

Judicial Assistant: Becky Haimes
Office: 352-754-4030
Fax: 352-754-4273

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.