Pasco 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 Pasco 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
Pasco County Clerk of Court at:Clerk of the CourtPasco
County Courthouse, 38053 Live Oak Ave.Dade City, FL 33523(352) 521-4274
(Pasco County includes these cities: Dade City, New Port Richey,
Saint Leo, San Antonio and Zephyrhills)
Sixth 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 Sixth 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 Sixth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida.
State Attorney of the Sixth
Judicial Circuit of Florida
State attorneys have a semi judicial role. They decision to initiate and prosecute criminal charges. In Pasco
County, The Office of State Attorney of the Sixth 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 Pasco County, Florida.
If you want to learn more about a criminal case you may be able to contact the Pasco County State Attorney's
Office at: Office of State Attorney14250 49th Street North, Room 1000Clearwater,
Florida 33762(727) 464-6221