October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
The Clerk’s Office is going purple for the month of October – in support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Please remember that the Clerk’s Office is available 365 days a year to assist domestic violence victims to file injunctions for protection, working with The Spring of Tampa Bay. Call 247-SAFE seven days a week, 24 hours a day if you are a victim of abuse. For more information, go to: www.hillsclerk.com/publicweb/Domestic_Violence.aspx
New Marriage Licenses Now Available!
New Marriage Licenses saying "Spouse and Spouse" instead of "Bride and Groom" have been approved by the Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, and are now being issued when couples apply for a marriage license at the Clerk's Office in Official Records, 419 Pierce Street, Room 140.
JUROR and SCAM ALERT!
The Clerk’s Office has become aware of successful attempts by dishonest people to obtain money and personal identification from Hillsborough County citizens, such as Social Security numbers and dates of birth.
These individuals identify themselves falsely as members of law enforcement or Court officials, such as ‘Lieutenant’ or ‘Sergeant.' They telephone people and inform them that they have a bench warrant for failing to report for jury duty and that they need to pay money immediately, such as $500, or more, in order to avoid getting arrested.
ALL CITIZENS, PLEASE NOTE: It is the policy of the Clerk’s Office to notify jurors by MAIL concerning their duty services. Jurors are NOT contacted by telephone or any other medium, including email or text messages. Jury Services does NOT need your personal information, such as your Social Security number or date of birth. Jury Services also does NOT require any money from you.
If you receive a call requesting personal information or money, immediately call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office (813) 247-8000.
CIRCUIT AND COUNTY CIVIL HAVE MOVED
Effective May 11, 2015, the Circuit and County Civil Departments are located in Room 101 of the Edgecomb Courthouse located at 800 East Twiggs Street.
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TAX DEEDS HAS MOVED
The Tax Deeds Office has moved effective Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Our new address is 419 Pierce Street, Room 140, Tampa, Florida 33602. Tax Deeds Sales will continue to be held in the Jury Auditorium on the 2nd floor of the George E. Edgecomb Courthouse. The address is 800 East Twiggs Street, Tampa, Florida 33602.
Bail Bond Agent Registration Form
JURY CALL OFF INFORMATION
The following juror numbers have been called off:
967 through 1,226
All jurors that have not been previously excused or called off are to report as instructed on 10/05/2015.
8:00 a.m. 1 through 1,667
10:30 a.m. 1,668 through 2,223
SAME SEX MARRIAGE INFORMATION
The Clerk's Office is transitioning to a new telephone service provider that will enhance the level of service to you, our customers. We appreciate your patience and apologize for any inconvenience or service interruptions that you may experience during this transition. We expect that the new service will be in place by mid-August.