The First Judicial Circuit, one of 20 circuit courts in Florida, serves the four counties of Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, and Walton in the northwest corner of the state.
We hope you find the site informative and helpful in your interaction with the circuit court judicial system. You will find detailed information on all the court programs, judges, contacts, and courthouse locations within the First Judicial Circuit.
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e-Portal Proposed Orders
Effective January 1, 2015, the Court has agreed that the Clerk in Escambia County will not accept proposed orders through the e-Portal. This temporary restriction does not apply to any other pleadings, motions, notices, or other filings which the e-Portal is capable of accepting. Counsel should check the preferences of the assigned judge posted here on the First Judicial Circuit Website at the JUDGES tab. Most judges will prefer that proposed orders be submitted either by hand delivery through the run, by U.S. mail, or by e-mail in Word format to the presiding judge’s judicial assistant. For those judges who do not have specific preferences on the website as to proposed orders, counsel may transmit the proposed orders by any of the aforementioned methods.