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Gainesville Courthouses

Last updated: November 7, 2013

Gainesville is a place where history intersects with modern life. Famous explorer Hernando de Soto walked these lands. It’s also rich in Native American culture. Today, the University of Florida dominates the landscape along with a diverse music scene.

With all this fun and excitement, it’s easy to forget that some people need to go to court in Alachua County. If are required to visit the courthouse as a juror, witness, or party in Gainesville, here’s a list of those in your area.

State Courts

  • Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center

    201 East University Ave
    FL 32601

    Tel: (352) 374-3638

    Parking: You can park at the Southwest Downtown Parking Garage located at 68 SW 2nd Street. Also consider public transportation.

    Divisions: Civil, Family, Small Claims, County court

    Note: The County and small claims division handles misdemeanors, small claims (up to $5,000) and all civil up to $15,000, and traffic matters.

Federal Courts