File in the 9th Judicial circuit court in and for Orange county but my hearing are in Seminole county. Allowed?
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No. As stated many judicial circuits have courthouses in multiple cities. That is not grounds for a motion to dismiss. The plaintiff sometimes can choose which courthouse is most convenient for him/her as it is his/her case. If you have some real objection, like medical and cannot travel, you can file a motion to transfer to the courthouse closer to you. But be prepared to offer a real genuine explanation, not just I don't feel like going that far.
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There are 67 counties in Fla but only 26 circuits, so most circuit courts serve multiple counties. The 9th Circuit includes both Seminole and Orange Counties, so it appears the case was assigned by the clerk of court to a judge based in Seminole.
This not grounds for a motion to dismiss, but at least in theory you could see if a transfer to a judge in Orange County would be allowed. Consult a local attorney about 9th Circuit rules to see if such a motion stands any chance of success.