Probate Division


The Probate Division handles all matters relating to: Determinations Of Incapacity For Individuals Over The Age Of 18, Appointment Of Guardian Advocates For Developmentally Disabled Adults, Estates (Disposition Without Administration, Summary Administration And Formal Administration), Guardianships , Trusts, Mental Health (Baker Act), Substance Abuse (Marchman Act), Tuberculosis, Sexually Transmissible Diseases, Expedited Judicial Review For Medical Treatment.

The 17th Judicial Circuit is now accepting applications for independent contractors to be appointed as Special Court Monitors to investigate guardianship cases pursuant to Chapter 744, Florida Statutes. Click here for more information.