The majority of the 12 counties in the Second- and Fourteenth Judicial Circuits were heavily impacted by Hurricane Michael last week. These counties continue to deal with many issues, including efforts to restore power. As a result, many of the clerks’ offices in these counties are currently in recovery mode and are not open; however, plans are underway for all offices to open by next week.
To support offices heavily impacted by Hurricane Michael, FCCC is serving as the media’s point of contact for inquiries to clerks and comptrollers in the following counties*: Bay, Calhoun, Gulf, Holmes, Jefferson and Liberty. Please direct emails to Samadhi Jones and Jason Harrell at FCCC for all questions related to these counties. For your convenience, updated information will be posted to flclerks.com; click the “Post-Hurricane Michael Recovery” button.
Online resources remain available to customers in areas where offices are closed. Child support payments submitted online are being processed. Court filings may be done via the Florida Courts E-Filing Portal at myflcourtaccess.com. Clerks’ local websites are available for accessing case information.
For questions regarding court dates and traffic tickets, individuals displaced by the hurricane should contact the clerk of court in the county of record. Clerks and comptroller’s websites in the affected counties are linked in the charts below.
Currently, the status of the clerks’ and comptrollers’ offices for the counties in the Second and Fourteenth Judicial Circuits is as follows:
Second Judicial Circuit
Franklin County: Closed; expected to open October 17
Leon County: Opened October 15
Liberty County*: Closed; expected to open later this week
Fourteenth Judicial Circuit
Bay County*: Closed; expected to open Monday, October 22
Calhoun County*: Opened October 15
Gulf County*: Closed; expected to open Monday, October 22
Holmes County*: Opened October 15
Jackson County: Closed; expected to open Monday, October 22
Washington County: Closed; expected to open Monday, October 22
Florida Court Clerks & Comptrollers (FCCC) is a statewide, nonprofit member association composed of Florida’s Clerks of the Circuit Court and Comptrollers. FCCC provides local government support services, technical assistance and accreditation opportunities for all members of the association. For more information, visit flclerks.com.