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Judge Dawn D. Nichols

Divisions 08, 22
101 N. Alabama Avenue
DeLand, FL  32724
Phone (386) 822-5744
Fax (386) 740-5128

Judicial Assistant - Michele Westfall

Circuit Judge Dawn D. Nichols was appointed to the bench in 2014. Prior to becoming a judge, she worked as an assistant public defender in the Seventh Judicial Circuit and worked in private practice in Daytona Beach. Judge Nichols has an undergraduate degree and a juris doctor from the University of Florida and is board certified in marital and family law. She previously presided in a family law division and currently hears criminal and Drug Court cases at the Volusia County Courthouse in DeLand.

Please communicate using the e-mail address and submit proposed Orders which must be in WORD format.

Plea form (PDF) Plea form - Spanish version (PDF)
Admission of Violation of Probation form (PDF) Temporary Emergency Court Procedures (PDF)