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FAQ: Circuit Civil

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Circuit Civil - (561) 355-2986

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General Information

What is an appeal?

An appeal is a legal process by which a higher court is asked to review the trial court’s record and rule on the legal issues.

Where can I find other information about the appellate process?

The following online resources may be helpful:

What is the mailing address for correspondence to appeal to a Circuit Court in Palm Beach County? And, what is the telephone number?

Clerk & Comptroller of Palm Beach County
Circuit Civil
P.O. Box 4667
West Palm Beach, FL 33402-4667

The telephone number is (561) 355-2986.

Where is the 4th District Court of Appeals located? And, what is the telephone number?

1525 Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard
West Palm Beach, FL  33401-2399

The telephone number is (561) 242-2000.

Appeals Process

What court hears appeals from County cases?

These cases are appealed to the Circuit court.

Do I need to submit my original “Notice of Appeal” to the Clerk & Comptroller?

Yes.  The original “Notice of Appeal” is required, along with your payment.

How do I get a “stamped” copy for my records?

You must provide a copy if you want a “stamped” copy from the Clerk & Comptroller for your records.

What court hears appeals from a Circuit Civil case?

These cases are appealed to the 4th District Court of Appeals (DCA).

How does the 4th DCA receive my “Notice of Appeal”?

The Clerk & Comptroller will make a certified copy of the original and will send your “Notice of Appeal” along with your payment to the 4th District Court of Appeal.

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