Duties of the Clerk in regards to the Civil and Criminal Court
- Attend each session of Court.
- File indictments, information and verdicts.
- Process all Civil and Criminal cases.
- Prepare Appellate records.
- Oversee Jury Management.
- Receive and disburse moneys for fines, court costs, forfeitures, fees, service charges, alimony and child support, victim restitution, and certain moneys to be held in trusts.
- File, secure, and dispose of all evidence entered by the Court.
- Assist victims of abuse in completing paperwork necessary to file Domestic and Repeat Violence actions.
- Assist in completing paperwork necessary to file for a Simplified Divorce.
- Assist in completing paperwork necessary to file a Small Claims action.
- Assist in completing paperwork required to file a Landlord/Tenant action.
Information regarding request for Redactions
Any person preparing or filing a court document should not include a social security number or a complete bank account, debit, charge, or credit card number in such document, unless required by law or court rule, or necessary to the adjudication of the case. Any person has a right to request that the Clerk of the Circuit Court remove from an image or copy of a court document a social security number or complete bank account, debit, charge, or credit card number contained in a court document. Such request must be made in writing and delivered by mail, or in person to the Clerk of the Circuit Court. The request must specify the case number, the title of the document, and the identification page number of the document which contains the number to be redacted. A fee will not be charged for the redaction of a social security number or a complete bank account, debit, charge, or credit card number pursuant to such a request.
When do I deposit money into the Registry of Court?
When the Court where the suit was filed issues a court order, then monies can be accepted into the Registry of Court.
Are personal checks accepted and how should the check be made out?
Only checks from law firms and certain other government agencies are accepted, otherwise cash or cashier’s check will be required. The check should be made out to “Levy County Clerk of Circuit Court”.
Where can I pay the money owed?
Payments can be made at the court department where the case was filed. You will need to know the case number and/or names on the case. If you have a copy of the court order, please bring it with you.
Is there a fee to make deposits into the Registry of Court?
The fee for depositing into the Registry of Court is 3% of the first $500.00 and 1.5% of the balance.
How do I find out if money has been deposited into the Registry of Court?
Please contact the Court Department where the case was filed.
If I am entitled to monies in the Registry of Court, when can I receive the money?
Approximately thirty (30) working days after the court order directing the funds to be released.