Due to the COVID-19 emergency, we encourage those involved in any cases to register for E-Notify, a free text/email alert system, to receive notice of court date changes. Many court dates have either been postponed or changed to an online, Zoom format.
Governor Rick Scott appointed Judge Cox to the Circuit Court in 2014. She served in the Criminal division and currently serves in the Family and Dependency Divisions in Clay County. Judge Cox was also appointed by Governor Jeb Bush in 2005 as a County Court Judge. For nine years, Judge Cox served as a County Court Judge, where she presided over criminal, civil, small claims, and traffic court cases. Before becoming a judge, she served as an Assistant State Attorney in the Fourth Judicial Circuit of Florida. During her tenure there, she was awarded the Outstanding Young Prosecutor Award, was part of the Homicide Team, Special Assault Division and the Repeat Offender Court. She completed her prosecutorial career as a Division Chief in County Court. To view her full biography, please click here. Judge Cox BIO 2020
Calendars and Instructions
FAMILY AND DEPENDENCY COURTS
During the global pandemic, there may be limited in-person court appearances allowed. However, if you are required to appear in-person, a FACE COVERING is required to be worn at all times in the courthouse.
Ex Parte Instructions
Ex-Parte: Hours 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
- October: 15, 16, 27, 29, 30 – October 30th only at 9:00a – 9:30a.
- November: 2, 3, 5, 12, 19, 23
- December: 3, 9, 10, 17, 21 – December 10th and 17th only at 9:00a – 9:30a.
Until further notice, Ex Parte hearings in Division E will be held via Zoom video conference. The Court will be the Zoom Host. There will not be any in-person Ex Parte hearings. To set an Ex Parte hearing, parties are to choose an agreed upon Ex Parte date and are required to then submit the fully completed Trial Set/Motion Hearing Memorandum, or Family Law Checklist and Consent Final Judgments via email to email@example.com. The Judicial Assistant will confirm the Ex Parte date and provide the parties with the Zoom meeting link & ID. Counsel should forward the Zoom Meeting Link & ID to clients and witnesses.
We also encourage those involved in any cases to register for E-Notify, a free text/email alert system, to receive notice of court date changes.