× All Courts in the Ninth Judicial Circuit will be closed on Thursday, September 21, 2017 for Rosh Hashanah. 3251

The Circuit Courts in Florida are the trial courts of general jurisdiction. The Probate Division of the Circuit Court has jurisdiction of proceedings relating to the settlement of the estates of decedents and minors, the granting of wills, guardianship, involuntary hospitalization, and the determination of competency. The Probate Division also has jurisdiction over proceedings relating to the Jimmy Ryce Act (sexual predator) and hears all jury trials and hearings regarding these matters.

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