FAQ: Circuit Civil
Circuit Civil - (561) 355-2986
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
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.
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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