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PINELLAS COUNTY CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT AND COMPTROLLER

 

Ken Burke serves as the Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller for Pinellas County, Florida. Growing up in Pinellas, attending high school and college locally, plus experience as a CPA, a law firm administrator and college board chairman, Ken’s credentials are well matched to the duties of the Clerk’s office. In November 2004, Pinellas County voters recognized Ken’s long list of qualifications and elected him to serve as the Clerk. He was sworn in on January 4, 2005 and was re-elected without opposition in 2008, 2012, 2016 and again in 2020. The Clerk of the Circuit and County Courts is a Constitutional Officer who derives authority and responsibility from constitutional and statutory provisions. The Clerk of the Circuit Court manages all courthouse records, a local budget of approximately $43 million and about 550 employees.

 

 

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Updates to Recording Services Office Hours

The Pinellas County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller is pleased to announce a change in office hours for Recording Services, effective Monday, April 15th, from Monday to Friday 8:30 am- 4:30 pm. For more information regarding the change, read our latest Clerk Alert.

Child Support Services

Our office is enhancing its Child Support services, and we’re excited to introduce a new and secure way to process your payments online. Through our new support management tool, you can now visit Paykidz.com to make seamless payments beginning on March 1, 2024.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

The Value Adjustment Board for Pinellas County, Florida, hereby gives notice that on Tuesday, March 26, 2024, commencing at 09:00 a.m., in the Clerk’s Large Conference Room, Fourth Floor, Pinellas County Courthouse, 315 Court Street, Clearwater, Florida, a meeting will be held to act upon the Special Magistrate recommendations for the 2023 tax year, to approve the Final Certification of the 2023 tax rolls, and to consider any and all other matters that may legally come before said board.

Persons are advised that if they decide to appeal any decision made at this meeting/hearing, they will need a record of the proceedings, and, for such purpose, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES WHO NEED REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS TO EFFECTIVELY PARTICIPATE IN THIS MEETING ARE ASKED TO CONTACT PINELLAS COUNTY’S OFFICE OF HUMAN RIGHTS BY E-MAILING SUCH REQUESTS TO ACCOMMODATIONS@PINELLAS.GOV AT LEAST THREE (3) BUSINESS DAYS IN ADVANCE OF THE NEED FOR REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION.  YOU MAY ALSO CALL (727) 464-4882 (VOICE) OR (727) 464-4062 (TDD).  MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE ADA, AND REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION, MAY BE FOUND AT PINELLAS.GOV/AMERICANS-WITH-DISABILITIES-ACT-PUBLIC-ACCOMMODATIONS.

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New Mentoring Policy

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the Clerk's Office Official Mentoring Program, a significant initiative developed as part of our Strategic Plan Priority Four: Develop our Team. The Mentoring Program is available to all employees within the Clerk's Office.

Notice of Public Meeting

The Value Adjustment Board for Pinellas County, Florida, hereby gives notice that on Tuesday, March 26, 2024, commencing at 09:00 a.m., in the Clerk’s Large Conference Room, Fourth Floor, Pinellas County Courthouse, 315 Court Street, Clearwater, Florida.

Pay now to avoid the possibility of default.

You will be taken to a secure site to process your payment. You will be charged a non-refundable convenience fee by the credit card processor for using this service. The fee of 3.5% will be calculated for you BEFORE you enter your credit card information.

This site should not be used to pay Restitution. If you were court ordered to pay restitution as a condition of probation for a misdemeanor or traffic case call (727) 464-8100 or for a felony case call (727) 464-6349 for further assistance. For all other restitution related questions, please contact the Clerk's office at (727) 464-7000.

You should have your case number or citation number available if possible, and you will be required to enter the date of birth of the person associated with the case. If you do not have your case information, you may be able to locate it here.

Financial Obligation Agreement (Payment Plans):

If you are unable to pay in full, the Clerk’s Office accepts payments for any court-ordered financial obligations in accordance with the terms of an established payment plan pursuant to s. 28.246, Florida Statutes. There is a one-time fee of $25.00 to enter into a payment plan pursuant to s. 28.24(27)(c), Florida Statutes.

Payment plans are the best way to stay ahead of the consequences of default if payment cannot be made immediately.

Pinellas County Justice Center
14250 49th Street North
Clearwater, FL 33762
Phone: (727) 464-7000
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North County Branch
29582 U.S. 19 North
Clearwater, FL 33761
Phone: (727) 464-7000
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St. Petersburg Branch
545 1st Avenue North, Room 153
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Phone: (727) 464-7000
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Or use the our Payment Plan Inquiry Contact Form to receive an email response within 24-hours!