COVID-19 Update
During the Coronavirus outbreak, the Manatee County Clerk of Court continues to offer essential services to those in need.

Clerk's News

These are the most recent news items from the Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller.  For older articles please view the News Archive.

The Manatee County Clerk's Office Remains Open During Coronavirus Crisis
Friday, May 29, 2020 --

During the Coronavirus outbreak, the Manatee County Clerk of Court has been here for the community and our staff continues to offer essential services to those in need.  We are proud that we have never closed our doors and we have been able to remain open during this crisis and all services, not otherwise ordered suspended by the Florida Supreme Court, have continued.  We have been diligently work…

The Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller continues to offer limited in-person services 
Friday, May 1, 2020 --

As of May 1, 2020, the Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller continues to offer limited in-person services.  As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, we continue to serve the community to the best of our ability on-line, on the phone and with some office resources.  In accordance with Florida Supreme Court Administrative Order 20-23, all judiciaries and Clerk’s Offices across…

Manatee County Clerk's office announces jury duty is suspended until further notice
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 --

All jury trials in Florida’s Court System are now suspended through Friday, May 29, 2020. If you recently received a jury summons in Manatee County, we urge you to contact our office about the status of your service at 941-749-1800 or www.manateeclerk.com.

THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON JURY SERVICE IN FLORIDA
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 --

THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON JURY SERVICE IN FLORIDA:
Administrative Orders (AOSC20-13, AOSC20-17 and AOSC20-23) FAQs | APRIL 7, 2020

What are the new Administrative Orders related to jury duty?
The Florida State Supreme Court has issued a series of Administrative Orders outlining guidelines within the state courts system as it confronts the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), which currently suspend all ju…

The Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller’s Remains Closed to the Public
Thursday, April 2, 2020 --

The Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller’s office wants to remind everyone that we are closed to the public.  While in-person services are limited due to the coronavirus emergency, our office is still offering resources to the community.

  • Staff is still on hand to help those in need of domestic violence injunctions, restraining orders as well as paperwork for Baker Act and…
Manatee Clerk’s Office Cancels Complimentary Shredding Day
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 --

In response to the coronavirus outbreak, the Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller’s Office has decided to cancel next month’s shredding day.  The complimentary event was supposed to take place on Saturday, April 18, at the Manatee County Fairgrounds in Palmetto.

 

For the past few years, community members took advantage of the one day event to help guard against identity the…

The Manatee Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller is closed to the public
Friday, March 20, 2020 --

The Manatee Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller is closed to the public amid concerns over coronavirus.

  • Assistance is available for domestic violence, violence protection, baker act, marchman act and emergency family issues.
  • All other matters need to be taken care of on-line, by mail or by calling: (941) 749-1800.
  • Paper pleadings, official records and payments can be placed in the lo…
Child Support Information during Clerk's Closing
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 --

For all Child Support updates, please visit this website: https://floridarevenue.com/childsupport.

Manatee County Clerk's Teen Court program canceled until April 21st
Monday, March 16, 2020 --

The Manatee County Clerk's Teen Court program is canceled and will reconvene April 21st. If you have any questions, please contact:Sue Lockliear at: Sue.Lockliear@manateeclerk.com, (941) 741-4027; or Vicky Alvarez at: Vicky.Alvarez@ManateeClerk.com, (941) 741-4027.