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.

Maritime By Candlelight
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 --

Join the Florida Maritime Museum for their Maritime By Candlelight Event to celebrate the museum’s 11th anniversary on December 8 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. During this FREE, family fun evening, experience Old Florida through the lens of Florida’s maritime history! Bring your family for a festive photo op and a visit with Santa Fisherman. For details, visit:…

Stand Down Day for Veterans
Monday, November 26, 2018 --

Today our office took part in the Stand Down Day for Veterans. Our Court personnel assisted 24 Veterans in receiving a second chance and a fresh start!

Clerk employees at the stand down for veterans event

Violence Protection Donation Drive
Monday, November 26, 2018 --

In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, the employees of the Manatee County Clerk of Court & Comptroller held a drive and collected over 3,000 items for HOPE Family Services, a nonprofit that offers life-saving services for victims and survivors of domestic violence.…/manatee-county-clerk-of-…

November Veteran's Day Passport Photos
Thursday, November 1, 2018 --

For Our Veterans - 

In honor of Veteran’s Day, November 11th, the Manatee County Clerk of Court and Comptroller would like to honor our military veterans and active-duty personnel by providing passport photos free of charge with their passport applications during the month of November. Angelina M. Colonneso, Manatee County Clerk of the Court, said, “I want to show our appreciation for those who s…

Florida Clerk's Kickoff
Saturday, September 1, 2018 --

It is time for football. Florida's Clerks and Comptroller are ready to kick off another great season serving Florida. Game Plan. Provide preeminent public services. Protect the public trust. Preserve our historic records. Serve the people of Florida. Florida Court Clerks and Comptrollers. Clear eyes, full hearts, cannot lose. #Clerks Serve FL #Kick off weekend

Teen Court and Teen Court Too Attorney Training
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 --

Sponsored by Manatee County Clerk of Circuit Court and Comptroller
The training will be held on Saturday, September 22, 2018

From 10am—3pm at Manatee Community Foundation 2820 Manatee Ave West, Bradenton

  • Come and learn how to be a Teen Court/Teen Court Too Attorney in real criminal cases
  • Gain legal and judicial system knowledge
  • Learn life skills like public speaking
  • Earn volunteer hours for…
Complimentary shredding day this Saturday
Thursday, April 19, 2018 --

Weather permitting, the Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller is sponsoring a complimentary shredding day for Manatee County residents this Saturday.

Individuals (not businesses) will have the opportunity to guard against identity theft and spring clean their personal and confidential documents through ShredQuick, a professional shredding company that provides services to the …

Beware of Fake Check Scams
Monday, February 26, 2018 --

The Manatee County Clerk has received a number of calls from individuals who have received unexpected checks for several thousand dollars that purport to be issued by Manatee County. The checks are counterfeit, and may arrive by special delivery or require a recipient’s signature.

We are issuing this Alert to warn the public about "mystery shopper," "modeling" and other job-search scams in which …

Manatee Heritage Days March 2018
Thursday, February 1, 2018 --

From March 1-31, 2018, the 39th annual Heritage Days celebration will focus on our county’s history.  All month long, historical sites and organizations throughout our county will celebrate our community’s heritage by providing opportunities for our area’s residents and visitors to experience the past.  Reenactments, special exhibits, lectures, classes, walking tours, open houses and family progra…