The Juvenile Courts in Florida have jurisdiction over all dependency matters for juveniles up to the age of eighteen (18) years of age. The 12th Circuit Juvenile Division has one Circuit Judge in Sarasota County, one Circuit Judge in Manatee County, and one Circuit Judge in DeSoto County.
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Judge Don T. Hall
Judge Teresa Dees
Judge Rochelle Curley
NOTE: THESE ARE GENERAL POLICIES FOR THE 12th Circuit. Individual counties within the circuit may have additional requirements. Please verify the specific division requirements.
Family Court Administrator
(941) 749-3600 x7098