Latest Update from the Fifth Circuit

Due to the rising number of Covid-19 cases, the Fifth Judicial Circuit has issued Administrative Order A-2021-26.

Effective August 4, 2021 all persons not fully vaccinated MUST wear a face mask in all public areas of the courthouse and during in-person proceedings. Fully vaccinated persons are encouraged to wear a face mask if they choose to.

Jury Trials and Grand Jury Proceedings have been reinstated in all courts of the Fifth Judicial Circuit.

Administrative Orders

Check out the links below for more information on Administrative Orders from The Fifth Circuit and the Florida Supreme Court.

Fifth Judicial Circuit – Administrative Orders

Florida Supreme Court – Administrative Orders

If you have any questions about how your local court is operating during the COVID-19 pandemic, contact us.

    Hearings

Essential hearings and other trial court proceedings are being conducted in-person or remotely via video conferencing or telephone.

To learn more about virtual hearings, click here.

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Clerk of courts

If you have any questions regarding Jury Duty, contact your local Clerk of Courts:

Citrus County: www.citrusclerk.org
Hernando County: www.hernandoclerk.com
Lake County: www.lakecountyclerk.org
Marion County: www.marioncountyclerk.org
Sumter County: www.sumterclerk.com

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