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Florida Governor extends order to prevent renters and homeowners from losing their homes.
Published: 7/2/2020

On Tuesday, June 30, 2020, Governor Ron DeSantis, extended Executive Order 20-94, as extended by Executive Orders 20-121 and 20-137, until 12:01 am on August 1, 2020, which gives a limited extension of relief for mortgage foreclosures and evictions relief. The original Executive Order, 20-94, was set to expire July 1, 2020. The extension means that individuals that rent or own a home with a mortga…

Civil Jury Trials in Manatee County Extended Through the End of the Year
Published: 7/2/2020

There will be no civil jury trials in Manatee, Desoto and Sarasota Counties through the end of the year.  The 12th Judicial Circuit Court of the State of Florida has extended civil jury trials through December 31, 2020. 

The Florida State Courts System has proactively addressed the effects on court operations of the Coronavirus Disease and considers the health, safety, and well-being of courthous…

Manatee Clerk of Court Angel Colonneso sworn in as President Elect of the Florida Court Clerks and Comptrollers
Published: 6/26/2020

Congratulations to the Honorable Angel Colonneso, Manatee County Clerk of Court and Comptroller on her newly elected position as President Elect of the Florida Court Clerks and Comptrollers (FCCC).  On Friday, June 26, Ms. Colonneso was officially sworn into office during the Leadership Transition Ceremony, which was part of the FCCC Virtual 2020 Summer Conference. 

Ms. Colonneso will serve along…

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