The circuit courts are sometimes referred to as courts of general jurisdiction, in recognition of the fact that most criminal and civil cases originate at this level. The 15th Judicial Circuit Court serves Palm Beach County.
Government & Legal
The purpose of Florida’s District Courts of Appeal is to provide the opportunity for thoughtful review of decisions of lower tribunals by multi-judge panels. The 4th District Court of Appeals serves Palm Beach County.
An interactive, mobile-friendly website on the workings of the U.S. Government and history.
Search engine for civil and criminal case summaries in the 15th Judicial District, Palm Beach County.
Provides a searchable database of lawyers who are licensed to practice law in the state of Florida.
For closed claims against doctors, dentists, hospitals, HMOs, abortion clinics, ambulatory surgical centers and crisis stabilization units.
FRLS provides free civil legal assistance to indigent families and low income elderly people in thirteen South Central Florida counties. FRLS also provides legal assistance to migrant workers throughout the state of Florida.
The highest appellate court in Florida, the Florida Supreme Court’s 170+ years span a time when the state was the least populated (1845) to the present when it ranks third nationwide.
An entire directory of all the Gale databases the Library offers.
Access news and magazine articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and general interest.
Provides free (pro bono) legal assistance in civil matters to the disadvantaged.
Sample thousands of Florida and United States legal forms including wills, landlord/tenant and real estate forms as well as a wide variety of business letters.
Federal and state court cases; statutes, codes and regulations; company information for 43 million businesses; news coverage including 1,200 newspapers, 300 magazines and journals; and broadcast transcripts.
Search bibliographic records and library holdings from around the world, and access other databases including health, education, government and more.
Provides assistance with navigating the court system in Palm Beach County.
Provides an access point for equal justice through legal reference and referral services within the guidelines of Florida Statute 454.23.
Provided by the Municipal Code Corporation.
Agency of the United States Department of Homeland Security that administers the country's naturalization and immigration system.