Michelle T. Morley

Administrative Judge

Judicial Assistant: Danielle Brannen
Office: 352-569-6960
Fax: 352-569-6961

*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.


Our office does not accept proposed orders via the e-filing portal. All proposed orders should be emailed to our office directly in Word format with a cover letter. Attachments to the proposed orders may be sent in PDF format.


Requests for hearings may be sent to Judge Morley’s office by email.

Parties should include a copy of the filed motion/petition along with the amount of time requested for the hearing.