Circuit Judges handle all Circuit Court matters. Included are Felonies, Civil suits exceeding $15,000, Domestic Relations, Probate & Juvenile. There are twenty-eight circuit judges in the Tenth Judicial Circuit of Florida
County Judges handle all County Court matters. Included are Misdemeanors, Civil suits not exceeding $15,000, Landlord Tenant, Small Claims & Traffic. County Judges are often assigned to work as Circuit Judges. County judges serve six year terms. There are twelve county judges in the Tenth Judicial Circuit of Florida.