PER THE POSTED ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER 2020-03, THE COURTHOUSE WILL BE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE EXCEPT TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL COURT PROCEEDINGS AND CRITICAL PROCEEDINGS RELATED TO EMERGENCIES OR PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCIES.
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Welcome to the Jefferson County Clerk of Court's Website!
As Clerk of the Courts for Jefferson County, Florida, Kirk Reams is a duly elected Constitutional Officer as mandated by Article V, Section 16 of the Constitution of the State of Florida. The electorate of Jefferson County elects the Clerk to a four-year term.
Pursuant to provisions of the Florida Constitutions, which have governed the people for over 150 years, the role of the Clerk of Courts has been established in three main areas:
- Clerk of the Circuit and County Courts
- Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners, including serving as accountant, auditor, and custodian of county funds.
- County Recorder
Within these areas, the Clerk of Court performs a "checks and balances" for local government as an elected public trustee.