Latest Update from the Fifth Circuit
The Fifth Judicial Circuit is currently operating under Phase 2.
All Circuit 5 courts in Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Marion and Sumter Counties have met the benchmark criteria and have fully transitioned into Phase 2.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we will continue taking additional restrictive measures to ensure your health.
Jury Trials and Grand Jury Proceedings have been temporarily suspended until further notice of the court.
Fifth Judicial Circuit Operational Plan
The information on this operational plan is subject to change, please check back frequently for any updates.
The courts remain open during Covid-19.
To keep our staff and visitors safe, we have implemented many safety procedures. LEARN MORE
We are frequently cleaning and sanitizing all traffic areas of the courthouse. Courtrooms are cleaned after each session.
Everyone entering any of our facilities in Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Marion, and Sumter is required to wear a face covering and maintain social distancing.
Health screenings that include temperature checks and health related questions are required. LEARN MORE
If you have any questions about how your local court is operating during the COVID-19 pandemic, contact us.