Office Status

Update 07/30/2020 5:30 PM

The Leon County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller is working, with our judicial and government partners, closely monitoring the situation and taking steps to deal with the spread of COVID-19. In accordance with the Supreme Court Administrative Order 20-17, the Courthouse is now closed to the general public except for essential proceedings (please see the list below).

We will continue working diligently to provide you options and access to services you need. Court documents and recordings may be placed in the drop boxes or at the front receptionist desk. Should this event require any changes to our daily operations, we will share news on our website at, through our Facebook and Twitter channels, and by email alert.

Online Services

Business can be conducted with our office online at or by phone at (850) 606-4000 or live chat (Mon-Fri, 8:00AM-4:30PM).

Second Judicial Circuit Courts

For court updates, visit the Second Judicial Circuit's website.

Administrative Orders and Memorandums from the Florida Supreme Court

Executive Orders from State Of Florida Office Of The Governor

Jury Service

All grand jury proceedings, jury selection proceedings, and criminal and civil jury trials are suspended until further notice.

Jury Trial Suspension FAQs

Pro Se/Self Help Center

The Clerk's Help Center inside the Courthouse is closed. Help Center Services are available by contacting our office at or by phone at (850) 606-4000 or live chat (Mon-Fri, 8:00AM-4:30PM).

Affected Clerk and Comptroller Services

Court Hearings: Many have been canceled or will be held telephonically. (If you have a court case appearance scheduled during this period, check or with your attorney to see if your case is still being heard, if it has been rescheduled or if it will be held telephonically.)

Court Costs: Credit card payments can be made by phone at 850-606-4001. Check, cashier check and money orders can be mailed to 301 S. Monroe St., Room #100, Tallahassee, FL, or placed in drop boxes located at the main and rear entrances of the Courthouse.

Court Documents, Records and Invoices: Document drop boxes have been made available at ALL clerk locations.

Child Support Payments: Payments can either be made by phone at 877-326-8689 or online at

Evictions: The Leon County Sheriff will not serve any eviction notices until further notice.

Marriage Licenses: Available by appointment only. Complete the online application and call (850) 606-4060 to schedule an appointment.

Marriage Ceremonies: Suspended until further notice.

Passport Applications: Suspended until further notice.

Tax Deed Sales: Suspended until further notice.

Leon County Retirees In-Person Services: Suspended until further notice. For questions or assistance, please contact human resources at (850) 606-4020 or via e-mail at

Finance Division: For questions regarding Accounts Payable e-mail or general finance questions e-mail

Informational Clinics

  • Probate Law, June 25th - CANCELLED

Essential Proceedings

Per Supreme Court Administrative Order AO 2020-15, COVID-19 Essential and Critical Trial Court Proceedings, dated March 17, 2020, all circuit and county courts shall continue to perform essential court proceedings, including but not limited to:

  • First appearance;
  • Criminal arraignments as necessary;
  • Hearings on motions to set or modify monetary bail for individuals who are in custody;
  • Juvenile dependency shelter hearings;
  • Juvenile delinquency detention hearings;
  • Hearings on petitions for temporary injunctions relating to safety of an individual;
  • Hearings on petitions for risk protection orders;
  • Hearings on petitions for the appointment of an emergency temporary guardian;
  • Hearings to determine whether an individual should be involuntarily committed under the Baker Act or the Marchman Act;
  • Hearings on petitions for extraordinary writs as necessary to protect constitutional rights.