Lawson E. Thomas Courthouse Center
175 NW 1st Avenue
Miami FL 33128
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COUNTY CRIMINAL
The County Criminal Division hears minor criminal (misdemeanor) cases and criminal traffic matters. These cases are punishable by imprisonment in a county jail for less than one year.They also hear municipal and county ordinance violations. The judges and support personnel of this division are located at the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building and the 5 branch courts.
PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
Department of Translation and InterpretationDepartment of Translation and Interpretation
Court Interpreters interpret and translate verbal and written communications from a non-English to English language in court proceedings.
Court Reporting ServicesCourt Reporting Services
Court reporting provides "word-for-word" record of everything said in criminal, juvenile and domestic violence case proceedings.
Criminal Mental Health ProjectCriminal Mental Health Project
The CMHP serves individuals with serious mental illnesses, who become involved or are at risk of becoming involved with the criminal justice system.
Drive Legal ProgramDrive Legal Program
The program enables violators with a suspended driver’s license to be removed from collection agencies and pay off fines through community service, reducing the amount of court costs to be paid, in order to obtain a valid driver’s license.
 
Related Information
BulletClerk of the Courts - Criminal Court Services
BulletCounty Criminal Division Judges
Court Locations
BulletRichard E. Gerstein Justice Building
BulletCoral Gables Branch Court
BulletNorth Dade Justice Center
BulletSouth Dade Justice Center
BulletHialeah Courthouse
 

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