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Clerk of the Court & Comptroller
J. K. "Jess" Irby


Hurricane Irma

Tuesday, September 12th, the Alachua County courthouses WILL be CLOSED. All Clerk services will be closed, and all court events except First Appearance are canceled.

Wednesday, September 13th, the Alachua County courthouses WILL be OPEN. All regular operations will resume.

This page will continue to be updated with any changes in operations.


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The Office of the Clerk welcomes you to the On-Line Information Center. The Clerk's office has both court and Alachua County government responsibilities. At this site, you can obtain information on a variety of subjects. If we may assist you further please contact us.


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About the Clerk

The Clerk of the Circuit Court is also the County Clerk. His office is located in the County Courthouse. The office of the Clerk is created in Article V and Article VIII of the Florida Constitution. The Clerk is an officer of the court of justice whose responsibilities are mandated by the Constitution as well as state and local laws.

The Office of the Clerk is a complex organization that performs a wide range of record keeping, information management and financial management for the judicial system and county government.

Duties of the Clerk

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