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 General Counsel’s Office, Tavares, Florida at 352-253-1603.


Administrative Order Regarding Administrative Child Support Cases and Approving Forms to Supersede and Modify or Enforce Administrative Child Support Orders, Motions to Contest Child Support Delinquency, and Petitions to Contest Suspension of Driver Licenses or Vehicle Registrations


Administrative Order Appointing Judge with Primary Responsibility for Hague Convention Cases


Administrative Order Establishing Local Professionalism Panels and Procedures for Resolving Professionalism Complaints and Vacating Administrative Order A-2013-45-B


Administrative Order Pertaining to Juvenile Detention Hearings and Rescinding Administrative Order 2001-23


Administrative Order of Assignment of Circuit Judges to the Appellate Division of the Fifth Judicial Circuit and Rescinding Administrative Order, A-2014-17


Administrative Order Appointing Circuit Judge to Preside over Excess Fee Motions and Rescinding Administrative Orders: A-2017-17; A-2017-18; and A-2018-14-A


Administrative Order Establishing Procedures for the Appellate Division


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

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