Per Florida Supreme Court Administrative Order SC20-23 (link opens in new window), all suspended activities except those deemed mission critical (identified below) have now been extended through May 29, 2020. This administrative order supersedes all previous orders.
Additionally, per administrative order Z-2020-035 (link opens in new window) from Seventh Judicial Circuit Chief Judge Zambrano, the current reduction in services will remain in effect until 8:00 a.m. on June 1, 2020.
Additional COVID-19 related information is available here.
The St. Johns County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller’s Office suspended all public services at 5 p.m. on March 19, 2020 through April 20, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. except those deemed to be “mission critical” as defined in Circuit Judge Howard Maltz’s March 27, 2020 [amended] Administrative Order regarding court closure and emergency procedures.
“The health of the public and our clerks is our number one priority during the COVID-19 pandemic,” said St. Johns County Clerk of Circuit Court and Comptroller Brandon Patty. “Suspending those activities that can wait until the crisis is over will curtail virus transmission opportunities.” In accordance with the March 27, 2020 [amended] Administrative Order signed by Judge Maltz, the following procedures will be in effect:
All other court proceedings are hereby cancelled and will be rescheduled. All other filings, recordings, and marriage services are hereby suspended until April 17, 2020 at 8:00 a.m.
For a complete copy of the order, click here.