Delray Beach County Court in Delray Beach Florida

Address and phone number for Delray Beach County Court, a Court, at West Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach FL.

Delray Beach County Court
200 West Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, Florida, 33444

About the Delray Beach County Court

The Delray Beach County Court, located in Delray Beach, Florida is a government institution where legal disputes are resolved in accordance with the law. In Delray Beach Criminal Courts, the government brings a case against a defendant who is accused of breaking the law. In Delray Beach Civil Courts, the Court settles disputes between citizens that they are unable to resolve on their own.

You may contact the Court for questions about:
  • Delray Beach court records
  • Case searches and legal documents
  • Appeals and appellate process
  • Delray Beach court dockets and calendars
  • Background checks
Delray Beach Court Records

The Delray Beach County Court maintains records on a wide variety of public court records that are available upon request at the Palm Beach County Courthouse. Interested parties may contact the Palm Beach County Court and request copies of records which may include case documents, court decisions, court records, court dockets and calendars, criminal records and background checks.

About the United States Court System

The Court system in the United States is made up of a Federal Court system and fifty state Court systems. In each system, there are two general types of Courts: Trial Courts and Appellate Courts.

Delray Beach Trial Court

Trial Courts in Delray Beach, FL hear cases for the first time. In a Trial Court, both sides of the dispute present evidence to support their version of events, and a jury is usually called on to decide the case. One judge presides over the case in a Trial Court.

Limited Jurisdiction Court

Palm Beach County Courts of limited jurisdiction may be limited to hearing only cases involving misdemeanors, small claims, or traffic and other minor violations in Florida. Courts of limited jurisdiction may also only hear cases on specific subject matter, such as Palm Beach County Probate Courts and Palm Beach County Family Courts.

Delray Beach Appellate Court

Delray Beach Appellate Courts hear appeals of decisions reached at Trial Courts in Palm Beach County. No new evidence is presented in Appellate Court. A judge or panel of judges decides the appeal rather than a jury.

Federal Courts in Florida

In the Federal Court system, District Courts serve as the Trial Courts. In the state Court systems, Trial Courts are further grouped into Courts of general jurisdiction and Courts of limited jurisdiction. Courts of general jurisdiction are Courts that can hear cases of any kind, including felonies. The names for Courts of general jurisdiction vary but are referred to as Superior Courts or District Courts and may be organized to hear cases within certain geographic areas, such as Palm Beach County.

The Appellate Courts in the Federal Court system consist of twelve Circuit Courts that are organized regionally and the U.S. Supreme Court, which is the highest Court in the country. Appellate Courts at the Florida state level mirror the Federal structure, with one or more Appellate Courts and a Florida Supreme Court.

Contact the Delray Beach County Court

You may contact the Delray Beach Courthouse by calling the Delray Beach County Court non-emergency number 561-274-1530, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Delray Beach County Court, 200 West Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, Florida, 33444.

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