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The Fourth District Court of Appeal is located at:
1525 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd.
West Palm Beach, FL 33401-2399
Telephone: (561) 242-2000

Court Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, excluding HOLIDAYS

Drop Box: Click here for important information

NEW: Courthouse Groundbreaking Video Stream

NEW: Tolling Order Relating to May 9, 2016 eDCA Outage

Court News Electronic Filing Information

Judge W. Matthew Stevenson Announces His Retirement from the Fourth District Court of Appeal

February 2, 2016: The Court has issued Administrative Order 2016-1 and revised its Notice to Attorneys and to Parties Representing Themselves.

Archived video oral arguments are now available.

Important Notice to All Electronic Filers - Effective January 1, 2015, all electronic filings "shall be filed in a format capable of being electronically searched."  See In re Amendments to Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.520, 161 So. 3d 1254 (Fla. 2015).  

June 11, 2014 - Administrative Order 2014-1: A party requesting emergency treatment for any motion, appeal, or petition shall file a separate document entitled "Request for Emergency Treatment."



REVISED FEBRUARY 2, 2016: Notice to Attorneys and to Parties Representing Themselves (PDF)

How to Create Searchable PDFs

eDCA Login/Registration

eDCA Primer/Users Manual (PDF)

Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)

How-to-Guides Page (includes instructions on how to create a PDF document and insert bookmarks into a brief or appendix)

Administrative Orders Page

Notice to Non-Registered Attorneys (PDF) - In order to receive electronic notification of documents filed in or issued by the Fourth District Court of Appeal, all attorneys are required to register with the Court's electronic filing system, eDCA.

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