In what specific courts do arraingments for misdemeanors and felonies occur? How are these cases sent on to the Grand Jury? Is there a city court?
Generally speaking, in Broward County, the Grand Jury is used primarily for cases where the charge is First Degree Murder or where a law enforcement officer has been accused of a crime. Arraignments for misdemeanors are handled in County Court; for felonies in Circuit Court. Jury trials are held only at the main courthouse in downtown Fort Lauderdale. There is a Fort Lauderdale City Prosecutor's Office. They charge Municipal Ordinance violations and prosecute their cases in County Court.
I'm not sure I understand your question, but the websites for the Broward County courts and clerk might help.
Here's the link to the courts - http://www.17th.flcourts.org/
Here's the link to the clerk - http://www.clerk-17th-flcourts.org/ClerkWebsite/welcome2.aspx
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