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Posted on: May 7, 2021

CANADY FURTHER RELAXES COURTHOUSE COVID RESTRICTIONS

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Updated 06/04/2021
Chief Justice Charles Canady ordered allowing courts to lift requirements to wear masks and maintain social distance while in courtrooms during proceedings. The order prioritizes criminal jury trials by directing most other proceedings b...
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Posted on: May 19, 2021

JURY SCAMMERS RAISE UGLY HEADS – AGAIN

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Scammers are at it again. Or, better put, still. Beware callers claiming you're about to be arrested for failure to appear for jury duty. Only bad guys do this. Ne'er-do-wells. Crooks. Fraudsters.

Neither our Office nor the Pasco Sheriff&...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

CDC EXTENDS EVICTION MORATORIUM IN COVID CASES

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Mere days before its moratorium was set to expire, the federal Centers for Disease Control 
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extended its moratorium on COVID-19-related evictions.
From CNBC:
"The COVID-19 pandemic has presented a historic threat to the nation's pub...
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Posted on: January 27, 2021

AUTO REVIEW OF CONFIDENTIAL INFO ENDS JULY 1

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As of July 1, clerks of court no longer will review civil filings to screen out (redact) confidential information before putting those documents in public court files.

This important function, in effect since 2010, has been rescinded by order of the Florid...

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Posted on: December 10, 2020

UPDATE: TRIALS IN PASCO RESUME

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Updated March 15, 2021Jury trials in Pasco County have resumed, by order of Sixth Judicial Circuit Chief Judge Anthony Rondolino.Jurors for trials scheduled this week (March 15-17) for the West Pasco Judicial Center have been waived. A modest slate of tri...
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Posted on: November 2, 2020

PAYING COURT OBLIGATIONS JUST GOT EASIER

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Skip the courthouse! (Not that we don't treasure your visits!) Our Office and our partners offer convenient online options for paying traffic fines and criminal court financial obligations, as well as child support. Discover more about your options.

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

e-Notify offers court-date texts and alerts

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In these remarkable times, being able to track upcoming court events has never been more crucial. Accordingly,Clerk & Comptroller Nikki Alvarez-Sowles invites you to check out the instructional video that explains pivotal updates to e-Notify, your key...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

PROTECTING PERSONAL OR CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION

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There is a balance between individual privacy and the need to have records readily available for viewing. 

The Office of the Clerk & Comptroller is authorized to protect certain information through the process of redaction (obscure with a blac...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

LOCK DOWN YOUR HOME TITLE FREE!

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Commercials announcing threats to the title on your home are gracing local electronic media. Again. The warning is suitably ominous: Unless you are protected, swindlers, identity thieves, or other sorts of scam artists may contrive to steal your property....

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