Latest Update from the Fifth Circuit

Due to the improved health conditions, effective November 1, 2021, the Fifth Judicial Circuit is no longer requiring face masks and social distancing while in court.

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.


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.


Clerk of courts

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

Citrus County:
Hernando County:
Lake County:
Marion County:
Sumter County: