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The Manatee County Clerk & Comptroller announces office closure this week due to Hurricane Ian
Published: 9/26/2022

The Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller office will be closed from Tuesday, September 27, through Thursday, September 29. The Clerk & Comptroller’s website, www.ManateeClerk.com, will be offline at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, September 27. For court appearances, please visit the Twelfth Judicial Circuit website for updates.

The Clerk & Comptroller-operated historical sites: …

How the U.S. Constitution impacts you and local government
Published: 9/16/2022

By Angel Colonneso, Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller

Two hundred and thirty-five years ago, on September 17, the U.S. Constitution was signed, thus creating the system of government, a representative democracy, we have in place to this very day. My office celebrates the signing of the U.S. Constitution every September during Constitution Week, which is September 17-23 t…

Manatee County Homeowners: Don’t overpay for your records
Published: 8/2/2022

The Office of Angelina "Angel" Colonneso, Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller, is warning homeowners of letters sent by private companies offering to provide a copy of their recorded deed for $89.

The official-looking letter is sent to new homeowners, informing them that a deed has been recorded in Official Records. The document identifies the mail recipient as the new pro…

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