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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

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office updates relating to the coronavirus

Virtual Operation Green Light Event

Clerk’s 15th Annual
Valentine’s Day Wedding Ceremony

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Domestic Violence/Restraining Orders

Domestic Violence/Restraining Orders

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of charge, and learn about helpful
resources

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Know Your Court

Court Changes

Learn about court changes and the new
fees, jurisdictional amounts & cover sheets


 

Pinellas Clerk News

Upcoming Holiday Closure: Memorial Day - Monday, May 31

Upcoming Scheduled Maintenance:

Due to system maintenance the Official Records, Domestic Partnership Registry, and Online Marriage License Applications will be unavailable intermittently on Saturday, February 27th from 9 to 11 AM. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience.

Click Here to Watch Pinellas Clerk’s 15th Annual Valentine’s Day Wedding Ceremony (revised) 

Live Sunday February 14th, 2021 1:30 PM. Watch Valentine's Wedding Slideshow Promo. Social distancing guidelines will be observed for the ceremonies which will take place in the romantic and picturesque Wedding Garden of the Florida Botanical Gardens in Largo.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates:

Get the latest information on resources and office updates relating to the coronavirus

Jury Trials Updates:

Jury trials for Criminal proceedings will restart on March 1st and Jury trials for Civil proceedings will restart on March 15th. If you receive a jury summons for this date or after, please follow the accompanying instructions and check here for updates as your reporting date approaches.

Pinellas County’s Constitutional Officers’ Sworn in to Office

Three Pinellas County constitutional officers were sworn in during a ceremony today, Tuesday, January 5, 2021. The event took place at the Historic Pinellas County Courthouse located at 324 South Fort Harrison Avenue in Clearwater. COVID-19 safety precautions were taken with all in attendance using masks, social distancing. The event was also livestreamed. Read More

Transfer of Pending Appeals from the Circuit Court to the District Court of Appeal 

Effective January 1, 2021, Appeals of county court decisions pending before circuit courts and subject to the jurisdiction change will be transferred automatically to the appropriate district court of appeal. Beginning January 1, 2021, parties appealing certain county court decisions will have their appeal heard in the district courts (pursuant to ch. 2020-61, Laws of Fla.).

Domestic Violence Survivors Receive Much Needed Help from Pinellas Clerk’s Office Fundraiser

Continuing with a yearly tradition, the Pinellas Clerk’s office led with their hearts and collected a grand total of $5,744.75 through the sale of t-shirts, gift basket raffle tickets and donations during Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The monetary donation was divided between CASA and the Haven to further their lifesaving efforts in the county.

Pinellas Clerk’s Office Cleared many Court Fines and Fees due to Generous Payments from Florida Rights and Restoration Coalition and Free Our Vote

Two organizations worked closely with the office of Ken Burke, Pinellas County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller, to pay off fines and costs of people who had a record of felony convictions.

New Look and Functionality for Clerk’s Online Copy Request and Payment System

The Clerk’s online copy request and payment system was recently replaced with an enhanced tracking and response system offered through GovQA. The new site is a one-stop shop for submitting citizen inquiries, copy requests, public records requests, and making payments for family mediation, outstanding civil case fees, and probate guardian fees.

Pinellas Eviction Diversion Program

The Pinellas Eviction Diversion Program is a new service offered by the Community Law Program which provides no cost virtual mediation services to qualified tenants impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and landlords involved in eviction related disputes.

Current High Profile Case Direct Access (Updated Daily)

Cases

Case Style

2 Cases

  STATE OF FLORIDA vs. WHITFIELD, CORNELIUS TREVON

4 Cases

  STATE OF FLORIDA vs. HOLZAEPFEL, ROBERT ALLEN

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