General Magistrates and Child Support Enforcement Hearing Officers

The Fourth Judicial Circuit Court uses General Magistrates and Child Support Enforcement Hearing Officers to aid in the resolution of family law cases.

The use of General Magistrates is authorized by Rule 12.490, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure. General Magistrates conduct temporary and post-judgment hearings in domestic relations cases and are used in Clay, Duval, and Nassau Counties.

The use of Child Support Enforcement Hearing Officers is authorized by Rule 12.491, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure. Child Support Enforcement Hearing Officers conduct hearings regarding the establishment, enforcement and modification of Title IV child support and are used in Clay, Duval, and Nassau Counties.

Magistrate/Hearing Officers Assignments 

DUVAL COUNTY    
Dianne Misiak Administrative Magistrate/Hearing Officer T-Z, Mental Health
Jamie Ibrahim General Magistrate/Hearing Officer A - Da
Frank Akel General Magistrate/Hearing Officer Db- H
Robin Lanigan General Magistrate/Hearing Officer I-N
Joanna Houser General Magistrate/Hearing Officer O-S
Brooke Brady General Magistrate DV/Municipal/Girls Court/Restitution/Mental Health/Drug Court
Kimber Strawbridge General Magistrate Dependency
     
Leatrice Walton Support Enforcement Hearing Officer A-D
Athiel Jones Support Enforcement Hearing Officer E-K
Natalie Tuttle Support Enforcement Hearing Officer L-R
Paul Dick Support Enforcement Hearing Officer S-Z
     
CLAY COUNTY    
Gina Stewart General Magistrate/Hearing Officer  
Beth Luna  General Magistrate/Hearing Officer  
     
NASSAU COUNTY    
Jan Carver General Magistrate/Hearing Officer  
*Alpha Range according to Petitioner's Last Name*

**Attorney Use Only**

Magistrate Procedures & Order Referral to General Magsitrate (.doc)