Patricia V. Thomas
Retired Circuit Judge
Judge Thomas retired on December 31, 2018.
Judge Falvey will be taking over the Civil Docket.
You may contact her Judicial Assistant, Mori Campea, and she can be reached at 352-341-6717.
Judge Hatcher will be taking over the Probate Docket.
You may contact her Judicial Assistant, Susan Shaw, and she can be reached at 352-341-6709.
Judge Brigham will be taking over the Guardianship Docket.
You may contact his Judicial Assistant, Karen Plemmons, and she can be reached at 352-341-7001.
*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.