Cases involving felony criminal offenses (which are punishable by fines and/or prison of at least 1 year and 1 day), matters involving the property of a person who has died (probate), guardianships, juvenile matters for those under age 18, civil cases where the amount claimed is more than $15,000, divorces and most actions involving real estate are heard by the circuit court (ยง 26.012, Fla. Stat.). Appeals from most county court decisions and from final orders of local government code enforcement boards are heard by the Circuit Courts.