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5DCA Court House

The Fifth District Court of Appeal is located at
300 South Beach Street
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Telephone: (386) 947-1530

Clerk's Office Hours
Monday - Friday 8:15 AM to 5:00 PM, excluding HOLIDAYS

Mission Statement
To protect rights and liberties, uphold and interpret the law, and provide for the peaceful resolution of disputes.

Vision Statement
Justice in Florida will be accessible, fair, effective, responsive, and accountable.


COMING SOON: Electronic filing through the Florida Courts E-Filing Portal ( Beginning the evening of January 10, 2019, the Fifth District Court of Appeal will accept filings only through the statewide portal.  If you do not have an account, visit the Florida Courts E-Filing Portal ( to register now. 

With this change, filers will get the best of both worlds.  The 5th DCA will continue to use eDCA to electronically serve the court's orders and decisions and to provide attorneys and parties with unparalleled electronic case access.  By connecting to the Florida Courts E-Filing Portal, the 5th DCA will enable users to accomplish service through the portal when filing, to file multiple documents in a case in a single session, and to pay fees electronically.

Court News E-Filing


  • NEW Administrative Order 5D 19-02 RE: Agreed extensions of time for filing briefs.
  • Administrative Order 5D 19-01 RE: Electronic Filing via Statewide Portal

  • NOTICE:  Once this Court transitions to accepting filings only through the Statewide Portal (, be advised that this Court will no longer have the ability to accept sound files in lieu of transcripts in emergency situations. 

  • Administrative Order 5D 18-04 RE: Transmission And Service Of The Record in Appeals Involving The Involuntary Civil Commitment Of Sexually Violent Predators Act




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