• Addition of Nursing Room to Martin County Courthouse

    Ms. Donna Eng, Law Attorney and member of FAWL (Florida Association of Women Lawyer’s) for Martin County announces the addition of a Nursing Room to the Martin County Courthouse.

  • Indian River County's Mental Health Graduation Ceremony

    The Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court held a ceremony to graduate 16 program participants on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at the Indian River County Courthouse in downtown Vero Beach with Judge Nicole Menz presiding.

  • Pet Therapy Dog Program

    Judge Elizabeth Metzger with the Pet Therapy Dog Program.

  • Judges and Court Staff attend the Opioid Awareness presentation held at the St. Lucie County courthouse on July 19, 2019

    Judges and Court Staff attend the Opioid Awareness presentation held at the St. Lucie County courthouse on July 19, 2019          

  • IRSC Graduation

    The Honorable Elizabeth Metzger, Chief Judge for the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court in Florida, served as the Commencement speaker for the May 2 ceremonies.

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Welcome to the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit of the State of Florida

The Nineteenth Judicial Circuit, one of 20 circuits courts in Florida, serves the citizens of Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee and St. Lucie Counties. We hope you find our website informative and helpful in your interaction with the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit. Within the website, you will find information regarding court programs, judges, contacts and courthouse locations. This website is just one of many steps we have taken to make our courts more accessible to the community. On behalf of all the judges who serve you in the 19th Judicial Circuit, welcome to our website.

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On October 10, 2019, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held for a new Nursing Room in the Martin County Courthouse. The implementation of a Nursing Room was formed to provide resources that new mothers need to achieve work/life balance.

 

The creation of the Nursing Room is the result of nearly eight months of…

Congratulations Graduates

The Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court held a ceremony to graduate 16 program participants on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at the Indian River County Courthouse in downtown Vero Beach with Judge Nicole Menz presiding.

Indian River County’s Mental Health Court began on January 27, 2015 and provides mentally ill defendants with the…

F.L.A.G. MEETING

F.L.A.G. MEETING 

The goal of the Family Law Advisory Group is to promote the effective communication among all of the judicial stakeholders, as well as with the community. F.L.A.G. provides an open forum for identifying issues and resolving complaints including procedural issues, interagency conflicts, and family court…