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External link opens in new tab or windowAdministrative Orders pertaining to the COVID-19 Pandemic as it relates

External link opens in new tab or windowto External link opens in new tab or windowthe Sixteenth Judicial Circuit


An Administrative Order is defined by the Florida Rules of Judicial Administration, Rule 2.120 as:
“a directive necessary to administer properly the court’s affairs but not inconsistent with the constitution or with court rules and
administrative orders entered by the supreme court.”



 NOTICE

Per External link opens in new tab or windowAdministrative Order 2.079/2.13


All persons entering the courthouses shall wear a face mask that properly covers the nose and mouth and continue to wear a face mask while in

any public common area of the courthouse, including courtrooms.  Masks must remain on inside the courtrooms unless directed otherwise by the

presiding judge if necessitated to create a record, determine identification, or other reason.