Last updated: September 30, 2013
If you have a legal problem that requires a courthouse in Orlando, chances are you’ll be heading down to the Orange County Courthouse. Located in downtown Orlando, the Orange County Courthouse is a 23-story, multipurpose building with several courtrooms, judges’ chambers, clerks’ offices and more. The court handles all types of cases including criminal, civil, domestic and traffic violations.
For more information about the courthouse and for floor-by-floor information, you can download the tour guide [PDF]. You can also visit the Information Booth on the first floor, which is staffed by trained volunteers who can answer your questions. The Orange County Courthouse handles most cases, but there are a few other courthouses in and around the city that handle specific issues. Check out the list below for more information.
This large courthouse hears all kinds of cases, including criminal, civil, family and traffic issues. There is an information booth on the first floor.
This court hears juvenile dependency and delinquency cases.
This building has three criminal courtrooms for first appearance hearings, arraignments and violation of probation hearings.
This branch courthouse handles traffic violations and misdemeanor cases in the Ocoee area.
This branch courthouse handles traffic violations and misdemeanor cases in the Winter Park area.
Parking: The parking lot entrance is on the corner of Division Avenue and Grove Park Drive. Note: This courthouse handles federal cases for the Middle District of Florida. The Clerk’s Office headquarters is also in this building.
The EOIR administers the immigration court system in the United States. It hears the cases of immigrants who have been charged with violating U.S. immigration law or who are trying to apply for protection under U.S. immigration law.