The Middle District of Florida has five divisions: Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Ocala, Orlando, and Tampa. Each division has its own courthouse and clerk's office. The rules on where to file a civil case, where a criminal case will be docketed, the circumstances under which the court may transfer a case to another division, and the counties in each division follow.
|Fort Myers||Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Glades, Hendry, Lee|
|Jacksonville||Baker, Bradford, Clay, Columbia, Duval, Flagler, Hamilton, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns, Suwannee, Union|
|Ocala||Citrus, Lake, Marion, Sumter|
|Orlando||Brevard, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Volusia|
|Tampa||Hardee, Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Sarasota|
Under Local Rule 1.04(b):
Under Local Rule 1.04(c):