Residential Mortgage Foreclosure

In the 19th Judicial Circuit, commercial mortgage foreclosure cases and residential lien foreclosure cases, except residential mortgage foreclosures, are assigned to the circuit civil division in the respective counties. Residential mortgage foreclosure cases are assigned according to the Administrative Order establishing judicial assignments for those particular cases. This circuit utilizes case managers to assist with managing residential mortgage foreclosure cases. The procedures for setting residential mortgage foreclosure cases on dockets to be heard in the 19th Judicial Circuit Court should be strictly followed. Failure to comply with the procedures may result in your case not being heard. Please see the judge's individual procedures for cases set before: Judge Croom in Indian River County, Judge Sweet in Martin County, Judge White in Okeechobee County, and Judge Metzger in Saint Lucie County.


Residential Foreclosure Procedure for Indian River County, Okeechobee County, Martin County, and Saint Lucie County

(Updated 10/27/2021).

Differentiated Case Management

Online Scheduling System 

Administrative Orders

  • Circuit Civil Case Management Plan - Order (Word)
  • Administrative Order 2021-05 Civil Case Management and Resolution
  • Administrative Order 2017-05 Amended Modification of Proposed Final Judgement of Foreclosure in Residential Foreclosure Cases
  • Administrative Order 2017-05 Modification of Proposed Final Judgement of Foreclosure in Residential Foreclosure Cases
  • Administrative Order 2015-07 (Residential Foreclosure Cases)
  • Administrative Order 2013-13 (Case Status Reporting Requirements for Real Property Mortgage Foreclosure Cases)
  • Administrative Order 2013-01 (Required Submission of Service Lists In Residential Foreclosure Cases)
  • Administrative Order 2012-01 (Termination of Managed Mediation Program For Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Cases)
  • Administrative Order 2011-06 (Model Administrative Order Amended)
  • Administrative Order 2011-01 (Amendment to Foreclosure Final Judgments)
  • Administrative Order 2010-09 (Electronic Judicial Sales Procedures)
  • Administrative Order 2010-08 (Foreclosure Final Judgments)
  • Administrative Order 2010-03 (Model Administrative Order)

To contact our residential foreclosure department

Phone: (772) 807-4370


Please check this page frequently for updated information