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FAQ: Circuit Civil

General Information

Circuit Civil - (561) 355-2986


What type of case is handled in the Circuit Civil Court?

The Circuit Civil Courts handle complaints, petitions and cases with damages OVER $15,000.

What are some examples of cases handled by the Circuit Civil Courts?

  • Contracts and Indebtedness
  • Eminent Domain
  • Negligence (i.e., Automobile/Slip-and-Fall incidents and others)
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Product Liability
  • Real Property/Mortgage Foreclosures

Where do I file a petition/complaint/case involving damages over $15,000?

You may only file at the main courthouse:

Circuit Civil Department
3rd Floor, Room 3.23
205 North Dixie Highway
West Palm Beach, Florida 33401


What is the filing fee for Civil Actions over $15,000?

Please see Fees & Costs for current filing fee information.

What is the filing fee to appeal from County Civil (a lower court) to Circuit Civil Court?

Please see Fees & Costs for current filing fee information.

What is the filling fee to appeal a judgment from Circuit Civil to the 4th District Court of Appeals?

Please see Fees & Costs for current filing fee information.


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(561) 355-2996
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