IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR
In order to modify the functions performed in section P and the schedule for matters in section P, it is hereby
1. Section “P” shall include the following:
a. Arraignment hearings on Notices to Appear. Hearings shall be held Tuesday
afternoons at 1:30 p.m.
b. Local Ordinance Violations and non-criminal payable infractions. All such
The assigned judge may amend the above schedule only with the approval of the county criminal administrative judge. The judge assigned to section “P” may also be assigned additional matters as the need arises.
2. All law
enforcement or code enforcement officers in
Notices to Appear are directed to:
a. Issue Notices to Appear for misdemeanor violations returnable to
b. Issue Notice to Appear for Local Ordinance Violations or non-criminal
payable infractions returnable to Courtroom 15, Pinellas County Criminal Justice
c. Provide copies of the Notices to Appear to the Clerk of the Circuit Court within 72 hours of the date the notices are issued.
3. The Clerk of the Circuit Court shall:
a. Assign Notices to Appear among sections E, F, G, H, & L of the county
criminal court using a rotation system, irrespective of a defendant’s previous
placement in a section.
b. At each arraignment on Notices to Appear maintain a list of pre-trial dates for
each section of the county criminal court to which matters not disposed of may be
c. Continue to use a multi-part form, which can be used by the court to provide
notice to the defendant of subsequent hearings.
Administrative Order No. PI-CTY-02-06 is hereby rescinded.
DONE AND ORDERED
in Chambers at
DAVID A. DEMERS, Chief Judge
cc: All Pinellas Judges
All Law Enforcement Agencies
All Code Enforcement Officers
Gay L. Inskeep, Trial Courts Administrator
Digital Court Reporting Office
Court Security Division