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Office of Court Improvement

Videos

"Mythbreakers: Chapter 39 Injunctions" is a video discussing common myths and misconceptions associated when filing Chapter 39 injuctions. It also discusses the differences between Chapter 39 injuctions and Chapter 741 injuctions.

Please click the link below to view the video. Please note, if you would like to view the view with subtitles you will need to make sure that your viewer has the closed captioning features turned on. (Windows Media Player: to turn on captions go to Play - Lyrics/Captions/Subtitles - If available. You many also need to go Tools - Options - Security - check the box "show local captions when present")
Mythbreakers: Chapter 39 Injunctions

To view a transcript of the video, please click the link below.
Mythbreakers: Chapter 39 Injunctions transcript RTF
Mythbreakers: Chapter 39 Injunctions transcript PDF


"Make your voice heard:a guide to dependency court" is a video for youth ages 12 to 18 that explains what happens in dependency court and encourages youth to participate in their hearings.

If you have a low speed / dialup internet connection, click on the link below to view the video.
Hearing Your Voice Video (low speed)
Hearing Your Voice Video (low speed with subtitles)

If you have a high speed / broadband internet connection, click on the link below to view the video.
Hearing Your Voice Video (high speed)
Hearing Your Voice Video (high speed with subtitles)

To view a transcript of the video, please click the link below.
Hearing your Voice Transcript RTF
Hearing your Voice Transcript PDF

"Florida Injunctions for Protection, An Overview" is a video that focuses on the needs of parties considering a petition for protection.  It is hoped that the video will assist petitioners (as well as respondents) in understanding Florida’s four orders of protection and the requirements for filing a petition.
Florida Injunctions for Protection, An Overview (Transcript RTF and PDF)

"Florida Injunctions for Protection, the Hearing" is a video designed as an orientation to civil domestic violence court which provides important information about court room procedures, a description of the participants in the hearing, and answers many of the questions litigants might have about what will happen when they come to court.
Florida Injunctions for Protection, The Hearing (Transcript RTF and PDF)

"A Family Guide to Dependency Court" is a video that was jointly developed by the Steering Committee on Families and Children in the Court and the Office of Court Improvement. The video provides an overview of the dependency court system for parents involved in the system.

If you have a low speed / dialup internet connection, click here to view the video. Click here for the version with subtitles.

If you have a high speed / broadband internet connection, click here to view the video. Click here for the version with subtitles.

"Tales from Delinquency Court" is a video that was jointly developed by the Steering Committee on Families and Children in the Court and the Office of Court Improvement. It provides an overview of the juvenile delinquency court system; the video's target audience is juveniles and their parents. DVD and VHS copies were sent to courthouses, assessment centers, detention centers, and probation offices throughout the state.

If you have a low speed / dialup internet connection, click here to view the video.

If you have a high speed / broadband internet connection, click here to view the video.

"A Crisis Carol" is a video that was created by the Office of Court Improvement and shown during the opening plenary of the 2004 Family Court Conference, "A Vision without Division." The video tells the story of a stubborn judge who is shown the benefits of a unified family court system and slowly begins to embrace its concepts.

If you have a low speed / dialup internet connection, click here to view the video.

If you have a high speed / broadband internet connection, click here to view the video.

These videos require Windows Media Player. For a free download of Windows Media Player, visit the following website : http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/default.mspx

For further information on these videos, contact John Couch at (850) 410-1527 or by e-mail at couchj@flcourts.org