Tag: judicial system

Florida Court District Says Divorce Hearing Can Take A Year

Courts nationwide are facing serious rationing, but a Tampa-area regional justice system is offering some details of its crisis. The info came as county commissioners are debating new facilities. But the area’s chief judge says that won’t help… Read More

Florida Newspaper Steps Up For Civil Courts Access

The Sun Sentinel newspaper in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida has published a detailed overview of the state’s civil courts access challenges, noting also that Supreme Court Chief Justice Jorge Labarga has launched an effort to “… make the courthouse… Read More

WSJ Story Notes Civil Gideon Trend

The Wall Street Journal is taking notice of momentum for a “civil Gideon” approach to lawsuits involving life-changing decisions, like foreclosure or family custody. The WSJ reports that the newly approved state budget “… allocated $85 million for… Read More