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Judge Sandra C. Upchurch

Division 02
101 N. Alabama Avenue
DeLand, FL  32724
Phone (386) 626-6590
Fax (386) 943-7076

Judicial Assistant - Cindy Manoski

Circuit Judge Sandra C. Upchurch was elected to the bench in 2014. She received her bachelor's degree in business from Boston College and her juris doctor from Stetson University College of Law. An attorney since 1994, she worked in private practice as a certified mediator for several years. She also worked for the Florida Office of the Attorney General and the city attorney's offices for Ormond Beach and Tallahassee. She currently hears civil cases and Baker Act cases at the Volusia County Courthouse in DeLand.

Effective immediately, all proposed orders should be emailed to in a current WORD format.  PDF orders will NOT be accepted.  DO NOT UTILIZE THIS EMAIL ADDRESS FOR ANYTHING OTHER THAN SENDING PROPOSED ORDERS.  It is not capable of replying or forwarding.  For detailed information regarding the mandatory formatting for “Proposed Orders,” please review Paragraph 5 of the “Division 02 Civil Division Procedures” below.   Do not use this email address for foreclosure final judgment packets.  Foreclosure final judgment packets will be mailed directly to the court with sufficient copies and SASE’s.


Division 02 Civil Division Procedures CourtCall memo
Courtroom Decorum and Trial Expectations 2018 Foreclosure trial and docket sounding dates
Uniform Pretrial Procedures 2018 Trial and Docket Sounding dates
Preferred Order for Mediation 2019 Foreclosure trial and docket sounding dates
IME Guidelines 2019 Trial and Docket Sounding dates
October 29, 2018 Trial Docket December 17, 2018 foreclosure docket