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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

 

STAY UP TO DATE ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS AND FLORIDA'S CLERKS OF COURT

LAST UPDATED: MONDAY, JUNE 8, 2020

 

During the global health emergency caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the primary focus of Florida's Court Clerks and Comptrollers is public safety. Florida's Court Clerks & Comptrollers are closely monitoring the fast-changing situation. This webpage serves as a resource for Clerk of Court and Comptroller services throughout Florida.

 

In accordance with Governor Ron DeSantis's Executive Order 20-91 and Supreme Court Justice Canady's Administrative Order, Clerks' services are limited to essential items, and staff are working remotely when possible. In-person services are limited. Please contact your Clerk of Court to determine how to access services for your county.

 

To access information about the Clerk of Court and Comptroller in your area, scroll to the bottom for links to local office COVID-19 webpages.

 

Florida's Clerks of Court can work with you during these times of financial uncertainty

Florida's Clerks of Court and Comptrollers recognize that the Coronavirus is affecting many Floridians. For many, these impacts are financial.

 

During these trying times, your Clerk of Court is here to help.

 

If you are having trouble paying your traffic ticket or other court-ordered financial obligations, contact your Clerk to learn about your options – options like setting up a payment plan, or adjusting your current plan.

Check out this video and contact your Clerk of Court to learn more.

 

 

COURT UPDATE: FLORIDA JURY TRIALS ARE SUSPENDED THROUGH July 2, 2020

The Florida Supreme Court has issued a series of Administrative Orders outlining guidelines within the state court system as it confronts the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), which currently suspend all jury trials in Florida's Court System through July 2, 2020.

 

Initially, Florida Supreme Court Justice Charles T. Canady issued an Administrative Order (AOSC20-13) suspending all jury trials in Florida's Court System for a two-week period.

 

On March 24, 2020, Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles T. Canady issued an additional Administrative Order (AOSC20-17), extending the suspension of all jury trials in Florida's Court System through Friday, April 17, 2020.

 

On April 6, 2020, Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles T. Canady issued a third Administrative Order (AOSC20-23) extending the suspension of all jury trials in Florida's Court System once again through Friday, May 29, 2020.

 

On May 4, 2020, Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles T. Canady issued Amendment 1 to Administrative Order (AOSC20-23) expanding the list of court proceedings to be held remotely during the coronavirus pandemic, and extending the suspension of all jury trials in Florida's Court System once again through Thursday, July 2, 2020. More information can be found here.

 

Anyone with a summons for jury duty dated between March 16, 2020, and July 2, 2020, is not required to go to court, as jury trials during this time have been cancelled; however, some court proceedings are being conducted by electronic means. If you are unsure if your summons is impacted by this Order, please call the number provided on the summons or contact your local Clerk of Court.

 

 

local clerk of court information about covid-19

During this emergency, many of Florida's Clerks of Court have created web pages that include current information about local Clerk of Court services, local courts, and/or ways to slow the spread of COVID-19. If you would like more information about Coronavirus and your Clerk of Court, please visit their COVID-19 web page or home page using the dropdown below. For a mobile-friendly version, please scroll down to the bottom of this page.

 

  

 

Resources

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