Dixie County Court
If the criminal case involves a misdemeanor charge, such as: possession of marijuana or petty theft, or involves
a criminal traffic charge, such as: driving while license suspended or reckless driving, the case will be heard in the Dixie
County Court. The Florida Constitution establishes a county court in each of Florida's 67 counties. The number of judges in
each county court varies with the population and caseload of the county.
In order to check the
status of your criminal case you can contact the Dixie County Clerk of Court at:Clerk of
the CourtHighway 351 & King Avenue Cross
City, FL 32202(352) 498-1200
(Dixie County includes
these cities: Cross City and Horseshoe Beach)
Third Judicial Circuit Court of Florida
Florida is divided into 20 judicial circuits. If the criminal case involves a felony, such as burglary, possession
of cocaine or grand theft, the case will be heard in the Third Judicial Circuit Court of Florida.
courts have general trial jurisdiction over matters not assigned by statute to the county courts and also hear appeals from
county court cases. Thus, circuit courts are simultaneously the highest trial courts and the lowest appellate courts in Florida's
Click here for a link to the Third Judicial Circuit Court of Florida.
State Attorney of the Third
Judicial Circuit of Florida
State attorneys have a semi judicial role. They decision to initiate and prosecute criminal charges. In Dixie
County, The Office of State Attorney of the Third Judicial Circuit of Florida, processes all criminal cases presented by law enforcement officers who have charged persons with felonies, misdemeanors,
traffic crimes like DUI or reckless driving, acts of juvenile delinquency, and some violations of county or municipal ordinances
in Dixie County, Florida.
If you want to learn more about a criminal case you may be able to contact the Dixie County State Attorney's
Office at: Office of State Attorney100 S.E. StreetLive Oak, FL 32064(386)