On Wednesday, November 9, 2022, and Thursday, November 10, 2022, Hurricane Nicole caused the closure of the courts in Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee, and St. Lucie Counties.
Due to this emergency Chief Justice Carlos G. Muñiz issued AOSC22-93 to extend all time limits prescribed or allowed by rule of procedure, court order, statutes applicable to court proceedings, or otherwise pertaining to court proceedings, from the close of business on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, until the close of business on Monday, November 14, 2022.
On August 31, 2023, the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit's Pet Therapy Program expanded into Okeechobee County in support of the circuit's Early Childhood Court. The Nineteenth Judicial Circuit is partnered with the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast and Misty's Pals to provide therapy dogs to attendees of Early Childhood Court…
Judge Janet Croom gave presentation to 19th Circuit attorneys at the 19th Circuit Bench Bar Conference