Brevard 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 Brevard 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.
to check the status of your criminal case you can contact the Brevard County Clerk of Court at:Clerk
of the Court700 S. Park Avenue Titusville,
FL 32781(321) 637-5413
(Brevard County includes
these cities: Cocoa Beach, Melbourne, Palm Bay, and Titusville)
Eighteenth 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 Eighteenth Judicial Circuit
Court of Florida.
Circuit 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 judicial system.
Click here for a link to the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida.
State Attorney of the Eighteenth
Judicial Circuit of Florida
State attorneys have a semi judicial role. They decision to initiate and prosecute criminal charges. In Brevard
County, The Office of State Attorney of the Eighteenth 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 Brevard County, Florida.
If you want to learn more about a criminal case you may be able to contact the Brevard County State
Attorney's Office at: Office of State Attorney2725 Judge Fran Jamieson WayBuilding D Viera,
FL 32940-6605(321) 617-7510