Investiture of Judge Kristine Van Vorst

The Honorable Kristine Van Vorst was appointed to the Alachua County Court bench by Governor Rick Scott on August 7, 2017, for a term commencing on September 1, 2017. Her investiture is scheduled for Friday, October 20, 2017, at 2:00pm, in Courtroom 1B of the Alachua County Criminal Justice Center. 

Civility Month

The judges of the Eighth Judicial Circuit are hosting a civility campaign for the month of October. Attorneys, click here to enter our civility contest.

Jury Scam Warning

Please be advised that there is currently a person calling at random and stating to the person called that they have failed to report to Jury Duty in Alachua County and there is now a warrant out for their arrest. The person states that in order to clear the warrant, you must go to Dollar General and pay $500 for a voucher and that you will receive another court date at a later point in time. Please note that this is a SCAM and you should NOT follow those directions. The person has identified himself as Deputy Phillips to some. If you have received a phone call such as this and have further details to provide, please contact Court Administration at (352) 374-3638. If you ever have any questions related to Jury Duty, you can call our Jury Information Line directly at (352) 337-6238.