Beginning July 1, 2015 the Fifth Judicial Circuit will be participating in a local Foreclosure Backlog Reduction Initiative in an effort to reduce the backlog of pending foreclosure cases in our circuit. Below you will find links to the Administrative Orders establishing the foreclosure backlog division in each County.

Citrus County

Per Administrative Order #A2017-22

Senior Judge
Barbara Gurrola

Case Manager/Secretary
Phone: 352-341-7089

Mailing Address
Senior Judge
Citrus County Courthouse
110 North Apopka Avenue
Inverness, FL 34450

Hernando County

Per Administrative Order #A2017-21

Senior Judge
Daniel B. Merritt, Sr.

Case Manager/Secretary
Linda Holm
Phone: 352-754-4005

Mailing Address
Senior Judge
Hernando County Courthouse, Suite 205
20 North Main Street
Brooksville, FL 34601

Lake County

Per Administrative Order #A2017-20

Senior Judge
Sandra Champ

Case Manager/Secretary
Chrystal Best
Phone: 352-253-4453

Mailing Address
Senior Judge
Lake County Judicial Center
550 W. Main Street
(PO Box 7800)
Tavares, FL 32778

Marion County

Per Administrative Order #A2017-19-A

Senior Judge
Victor J. Musleh

Case Manager/Secretary
Natasha Mincey
Phone: 352-401-7855

Mailing Address
Senior Judge
Marion County Judicial Center
110 NW First Avenue
Ocala, FL 34475

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