Judge Michael J. Linn
All Juvenile Dependency and Delinquency Cases, including Detention and Shelter Hearings; All Probate and Guardianship Cases; Felony, Delinquency and Dependency Drug Court Cases; All CINS/FINS Cases; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Cases; All Risk Protection Order Cases; Member of the Indian River County Children’s Services Council; Assist with Mental Health Court and Veterans' Court.
Michael Linn served the Treasure Coast as an Assistant State Attorney from 2005-2018. He attended law school at the University of Florida. He was a member of the Mock Trial Team and served as its President in 2003-2004. While in law school, he served as an intern for Circuit Judge Michael Jones. He also worked as a Certified Legal Intern for the State Attorney’s Office in the First Judicial Circuit.
At the State Attorney’s Office, he served as the County Court Supervisor in Martin County for five years. His duties included training new attorneys, arguing County Court appeals to the Circuit Court, reviewing Domestic Violence Injunction violation cases and assisting in the prosecution of DUI Manslaughter cases. He also served as a felony trial attorney and assisted in the prosecution of several first degree homicide cases.
He was a frequent lecturer at conferences for the Florida Prosecuting Attorney’s Association in topics ranging from domestic violence to prosecutorial ethics. Also, He was an instructor at the DUI trial advocacy school for new prosecutors.
Currently, he is an Adjunct Professor at Indian River State College in the Criminal Justice program. He teaches freshman to junior level courses regarding the legal system.
Probate and Guardianship Divisions
Probate Mandatory Smart Forms (Must Print for Original Attorney Signature)
Checklist: Disposition of Personal Property without Administration
Checklist: Summary Administration
Checklist: Opening Formal Administration
Checklist: Closing a Formal Administration
Personal Representative's Inventory
Incapacity Mandatory Smart Forms
Guardianship and Guardian Advocate Mandatory Smart Forms
Initial Guardianship Inventory Form
Initial Guardianship Plan Form
Annual Accounting Form
Annual Simplified Accounting Form
Annual Audit Checklist
Annual Plan Form
Professional Annual Investigation Form
Petition for Order Authorizing Payment to Guardian
Petition for Order Authorizing Payment to Attorney