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Following recent directives regarding the mitigation of the spread of COVID-19, the public areas of the Gilchrist County Clerk’s Office are currently limited to the general public on a temporary basis

Though our public areas of the Clerk’s Office are now open, due to social distancing requirements we are limiting the number of people that can be in any area at one time.  We are working hard to continue to offer exceptional service while maintaining the safety of the people we serve and staff of the office.  

We apologize for any inconvenience these changes may cause and hope these changes will be short term.  We encourage you to utilize our online services if possible and As always please call with any questions or concerns.  Thank you for your patience and understanding. Stay safe! 

Online Service
Many of the primary services the Clerk’s Office performs, including the filing of court documents, recording of deeds, mortgages, and other official records, and payment of traffic citations, may be done online. 

To file court documents online visit: 
https://www.myflcourtaccess.com/

To pay a traffic citation or to make court payments online visit:
 https://www.gilchristclerk.com/make-a-payment/

To research the court records online visit: 
https://www.civitekflorida.com/ocrs/county/21/

To research the official records online visit: 
https://www.myfloridacounty.com/orisearch/21

Click Here for More Information

Todd Newton welcomes you to the official website for the Clerk of the Circuit Court/Comptroller for Gilchrist County. This site is designed to keep you informed and assist you in conducting your business with the Clerk’s office. Please feel free to send comments and/or suggestions. Clerk Newton was elected for his first term in 2012 and elected for a second term in 2016. 

“A Public Office is a Public Trust”

The office of the Clerk is a complex organization that performs a wide range of record keeping, information management, and financial management for the judicial system and county government.

  • Clerk of the Circuit and County Courts
  • Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners
  • Accountant, Auditor and Custodian of County Funds
  • County Recorder of Official Records
  • Clerk to the Value Adjustment Board

Notice Regarding the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990

In Accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities requesting reasonable accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of Courts at (352) 463-3170 (Voice), (352) 463-3437 (TDD), or via Florida Relay Service at 1-800-955-8771, no later than seven days prior to the start of this proceeding, or within two working days of receipt of this NOTICE TO APPEAR

Notice for Official Records

On or after October 1, 2002, any person preparing or filing a document for recordation in the Official Records may not include a social security number in such document, unless required by law.

Any person has a right to request a county recorder to remove, from an image or copy of an official record placed on a county recorder’s publicly available Internet website or on a publicly available Internet website used by a county recorder to display public records or otherwise made electronically available to the general public, any social security number contained in an official record. Such request must be made in writing and delivered by mail, facsimile, or electronic transmission, or delivered in person, to the county recorder. The request must specify the identification page number that contains the social security number to be redacted. A fee may not be charged for the redaction of a social security number pursuant to such a request.

Notice for Court Records

“Any person preparing or filing a court document should not include a social security number or a complete bank account, debit, charge, or credit card number in such document, unless required by law or court rule, or necessary to the adjudication of the case.

Any person has a right to request that the Clerk of the Circuit Court remove from an image or copy of a court document a social security number or complete bank account, debit, charge, or credit card number contained in a court document. Such request must be made in writing and delivered by mail, facsimile, electronic transmission, or in person to the Clerk of the Circuit Court. The request must specify the case number, the title of the document, and the identification page number of the document which contains the number to be redacted. A fee will not be charged for the redaction of a social security number or a complete bank account, debit, charge, or credit card number pursuant to such a request.”

Notice for E-mail

Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.

 

 

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