Office of the Inspector General
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) is an integral part of the State Courts System. The OIG is established pursuant to Section 20.055, Florida Statutes, to provide a central point for the coordination of, and responsibility for, activities that promote accountability, integrity, and efficiency in the State Courts System.
The OIG fulfills these responsibilities by conducting independent and objective engagements designed to add value and improve the programs and operations of the State Courts System. This is accomplished through internal audits, management reviews and other consulting activities. The OIG conducts audits in accordance with applicable professional audit standards.
For more information about the OIG, please see the following documents:
Risk Assessment and Work Plan
The OIG also is responsible for coordinating internal investigations designed to help in detecting and deterring fraud, waste, abuse, mismanagement, and misconduct in the State Courts System. Investigations are administrative (non-criminal) and are related to alleged violations of State laws or State Court System rules and regulations.
PLEASE NOTE, if your complaint is related to the outcome of a court case and/or and involves a judge, attorney, or other licensed or regulated individual, you will be referred to the appropriate oversight or regulatory body for determination of probable cause. Please refer below if your complaint relates to one of the following regulated positions:
- Judge – Florida Judicial Qualifications Commission – 850-488-1851
- Lawyer – The Florida Bar – 1-866-352-0707
- State Attorney – Justice Administrative Commission – 850-488-2415
In addition, the State of Florida has established the following hotlines where citizens can submit, without leaving their names, complaints of fraud, waste, abuse, or misuse of State resources:
State’s Whistle-Blower Complaint Information Form:
Department of Financial Services Get Lean Hotline: