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To Access JACS

To access JACS you must first register with this site and request attorney access. To register, follow the register link at the top of this page, complete the registration form completing each field according to the requirements, check the “I’m not a robot” validation box, and select the submit button. If the validation process fails, check for validation error messages below each field, make the necessary corrections, and resubmit. If you are still unsuccessful, contact the help desk for support.

Once registered and logged in, navigate to the “My Profile” page by following the “My Subscriptions” link, or account link (see the link with your name) at the top of the page. On the profile page, select the “Manage Profile” tab and complete the “Attorney Information” section. Be sure to enter your bar number and the email address assigned to your Florida Bar account. Once complete, select the “Request Attorney Access to Site” button to receive an email with a link to activate attorney access. The link expires after 24 hours so please check your email account frequently and respond as soon as possible.  If the link expires, return to the “My Profile” page and resubmit your request.  If you receive an error when attempting to request attorney access, please make sure you are using the correct bar number and email address.  If you continue to have issues, contact the help desk for support.


Jud12 Home Page

Click the Calendar Icon to go to the JACS Main Menu


 

The JACS Home Page

JACS home page


 

Logging In

To login, follow the login link that appears at the top of the page. If this link is not available, return to the site home page and select the link from there.

site login

Once logged in, make sure you are on the JACS Home Page and look for the Schedule Hearings in JACS form.

JACS Login Form

Select the appropriate county from the "County" drop down list field.

County Field

Next Select the division from the "Division" drop down list field and select the "Login" button.

Court Field

You will be logged in and redirected to the JACS Main Menu screen.

If you are unable to login or experience an error, please contact the Help Desk for support


 

JACS Main Menu

Start Page

Please Note:
After a successful login, the attorney’s name and email address will appear at the top of the screen.  If we have an email address on file, you will get an email confirmation of your scheduled/canceled/rescheduled hearing.  As you can see above, Joe Attorney has no email address on file.


 

Adding Email Confirmation Address

If there is no email address, you can add it by clicking Change Button

Change Email Address

Enter an email address for email confirmations.  You can enter up to 50 characters for an email address.

Click the Submit Button


 

Current Selected Court

Always check Current Selected Court, to verify you are in the correct court.Current Selected Court

If you are not in the correct division and judge, from the Main Menu, click  To change courts, to select a new court.

A judge may have Court Briefs which will be important information the judge wants you to read.


 

Schedule In-Person / Telephone Hearing

Click either Schedule an in-Person Hearing or Schedule a Telephone Hearing.

Select your Duration:

NOTE:  When selecting Duration, only the available timeslots for the calendar will be in the drop down.

After selecting Motion and Duration, Click Submit Button

Schedule Hearing Date Selection

Select your date and time by clicking the date.


 

Entering Case Number

Current Selected Court

Select Role of Scheduling Attorney

Attorney Role

Select either Plaintiff Attorney or Defendant Attorney 


 

Case Number Entry

Case Entry

The County Clerk's of Circuit Court use the new Uniform Case Number format according to the Supreme Court of Florida.
In the first box enter the county code.

41 = Manatee County (see example above), 58 = Sarasota, 14 = DeSoto

In the next box enter the 4 digit year of your case number, in this case 2012.
In the next box is the Case Type.
In the next box is the sequence number, enter 6 numbers including leading zeros, in this case 012345. Leave the last two boxes blank.

 

Now click the Retrieve Button button and your case will appear on the screen.

If you are entering a case for a co-defendant, you must have pop-up blocker turned off in your browser.  This will allow a new box to come up with all co-defendants in a list.  You will select your case from the list.

If the "Retrieve" was successful

Retrieve Result Successful

If your attorney’s name appears in both Bar# (Plaintiff Attorney) or Opposing Bar# ( Defendant Attorney), please submit a request to JACS Technical staff to  courtweb@jud12.flcourts.org and give us the following information:

  1. Attorney’s Name and FBN 
  2. Role of Scheduling Attorney
  3. County scheduling (Manatee or Sarasota)
  4. Case number, exactly how you entered
  5. JACS Technical staff will reply with email on your next step.

If you enter the case number correctly and the “Retrieve” was unsuccessful and you get an error message (e.g. "Record not found; New Case Entry," submit a request to JACS Technical staff to  courtweb@jud12.flcourts.org and give us the following information:

  1. Attorney’s Name and FBN 
  2. County scheduling (Manatee or Sarasota)
  3. Case number, exactly how you entered
  4. JACS Technical staff will reply with email on your next step.

 

Confirmation Page

Confirmation Page

Please note the Confirmation number.  You will need this number for cancelations or rescheduling.  If your email address is on file, you will receive an email confirmation or print this page by clicking 


 

Canceling a Hearing

You will need your confirmation number that you obtained when scheduling the hearing.

Cancel Hearing

Enter the confirmation #
Click Submit Button

Cancel Hearing

If this is the correct hearing, you may give a reason
Click Cancel Hearing Button

Please note the new Confirmation number. You will need this number for cancelations or rescheduling.  If your email address is on file, you will receive an email confirmation or print it by clicking print button


 

Reschedule Hearing

NOTE:  You can only reschedule a hearing using the same time frame, so you can reschedule a 15-minute hearing to another 15-minute timeslot.  You can’t reschedule a 15-minute hearing into a 30-minute timeslot.

Enter the confirmation #

Re-schedule Hearing

Click Submit Button

The following screen will appear

Reschedule Hearing Selected Court

Click Reschedule button

Reschedule date list

Select your new date and time, by clicking a date link.

Reschedule current selected court

Please note the new Confirmation number.  You will need this number for cancelations or rescheduling.  If your email address is on file, you will receive an email confirmation or print it by clicking the print button button.


For a List of Hearings Previously Scheduled

Click this link and all hearings scheduled, in the future, will appear.

List Previously scheduled hearings

Please note:  Your confirmation # will appear, in this list, for all your scheduled hearings.


Display a List of Available Hearing Dates

Click the down arrow for Minimum Duration and Maximum Duration.

Click Retrieve button

Display available hearing dates

Available hearing dates

Click the  button to send available hearings to the printer.


To Change Courts

Change Court form

Click the down arrow to display all judges.  Select the desired judge and court and click Submit button

Make sure the “Current Selected Court” has the new division and judge.

Change Court Form result