Court Divisions

The Gilchrist County Clerk’s Office is responsible for overseeing various departments that deal with the Circuit and County court systems. All departments within the Clerk’s office can be reached at 352-463-3170. Additional information about the Gilchrist County Jury process is available by clicking here for the Jury Department.  Here you’ll find information about summons from the Clerk’s Office and performing jury duty. 

  • Circuit Civil/Family Law Enforcement
    Inquire here about Circuit Civil – general court cases involving money amounts more than $30,000 and Family law cases relating to family matters
  • Child Support
    Inquire here about payment information
  • County Civil Department
    Inquire here about filing court cases less than $30,000, Small Claims Court and Evictions.
  • Domestic Violence
    Inquire here for information about filing for an injunction for protection against another person.
  • Felony/Circuit Criminal Department
    Inquire here about court cases involving serious crimes such as grand theft or murder.
  • Foreclosure Sales
    Inquire here about attending, bidding, and purchasing from foreclosure sales conducted by the Clerk’s Office.
  • Juvenile Department
    Inquire here about court cases involving minors. Note: most juvenile records are confidential.
  • Mental Health Department
    Inquire here about the Baker Act (mental) or Marchman Act (alcohol or drugs). Note: most mental health records are confidential.
  • Misdemeanor/County Criminal Department
    Inquire here about court cases involving minor crimes.
  • Probate & Guardianship Department
    Inquire here about Information about estates, wills, guardians for minors and incapacitated persons.
  • Traffic Department
    Inquire here about where to pay for your county traffic citations.