Escambia County

Escambia County Announcements

AOSC 20-86 In Re: Emergency Request to Extend Time Periods Under All Florida Rules of Procedure for Okaloosa and Walton Counties in the First Judicial Circuit.

AOSC20-87 In Re:  Emergency Request to Extend Time Periods Under All Florida Rules of Procedure for Escambia County in the First Judicial Circuit.

AOSC20-88 In Re:  Emergency Request to Extend Time Periods Under All Florida Rules of Procedure for Santa Rosa County in the First Judicial Circuit

COVID-19 Update

October 7, 2020

COVID-19 SUMMONING OF JURORS AND EXCUSAL POSTPONEMENT PROCESS

September 29,2020

Notice - Plea Day - Division 3 

September 10, 2020

ESAD 2020-08 COVID-19 Escambia County Phase 2 Operations Effective 09.14.20

September 2, 2020

2020-35 COVID-19 Resumption of Full Phase 2 Operations and Employee Screening Policy

August 28, 2020

AO 2020-34 COVID-19 Phase 2 Summoning of Jurors and Excusal Postponement Process

August 4, 2020 

OCAD 2020-06 Suspension of Weekend Jail Sentences

Memo on Revisions of Health Screening and Enforcement - Okaloosa

July 17, 2020

AO 20-26 Amended Comprehensive COVID-19 Phase 2 Operational Plan

June 15, 2020

OCAD2020-05 COURTHOUSE ENTRY

Health Screening Process and Enforcement Memo, OCAD2020-05

*Small Claims Pre-Trial Conferences set for Wednesday, June 10 Have Been Reset

All small claims cases in Escambia County are presently being conducted by videoconference or teleconference.  Those persons with a small claims pre-trial conference previously scheduled for Wednesday, June 10, should NOT appear in person at the M.C. Blanchard Building.  The parties have been sent a reset summons with information regarding appearing by ZOOM.  For questions regarding new dates, please call 595-4173 or 595-4424.

June 4, 2020

AO 2020-21 COVID-19 Phase II Transition Plan

AO 2020-22 COVID-19 Phase II  Transition Operational Plan

May 22, 2020

AOSC20-23 Amendment 2 Comprehensive COVID-19 Emergency Measures

AOSC20-32 In re COVID-19 Public Health and Safety Precautions for Phase 2

May 20, 2020

Escambia County Administrative Directive 2020-05 – Courtroom Operations Beginning June 1, 2020

April 7, 2020

Extending application of administrative orders 2020-16 COVID-19

Extending application of administrative directive 2020-04

April 3, 2020

Temporary extension for filing of annual accountings. 2020-13 COVID-19

Temporary omnibus order in all delinquency cases regarding orders to take into custody/failure to appear custody orders.  2020-15 COVID-19

March 31, 2020

Administrative Directive 2020-03 Escambia County Mission Critical Court Proceedings.

March 30, 2020

Administrative Order 2020-11 Additional Procedures for criminal competency hearings.

Administrative Order 2020-12 Administration of cases in which a defendant is arrested on a warrant or capias from another Florida Jurisdiction or County. 

March 21, 2020

Okaloosa County Administrative Order OCAD2020-03 s-block outlines Mission Critical Court Proceedings in Okaloosa County. Exhibit A regarding court security screening procedures can be found HERE.

March 20, 2020

The Chief Judge entered Administrative Order 2020-09 identifying the emergency procedures for visitation in dependency cases. For more information, click HERE.

Escambia County Administrative Directive 2020-02 outlines the Mission Critical Court Proceedings in Escambia County. For more information, click HERE.

Santa Rosa County COVID-19 Essential and Critical Trial Court Proceedings plan, click HERE.

Walton County COVID-19 Essential and Critical Trial Court Proceedings plan, click HERE.

March 19, 2020

The Chief Judge entered Administrative Order No. 2020-08 activating the Continuity of Operations Plan and identifying the mission critical functions. To read the complete order, click HERE.

March 17, 2020

The Chief Judge entered Administrative Order No. 2020-07 outlining the emergency procedures for the First Judicial Circuit. For more information, click HERE.

March 16, 2020

By order of the Chief Judge, effective immediately, all persons without official business or scheduled court proceedings will not be allowed entry into courthouse facilities in the First Judicial Circuit, in order to protect the public health and safety of our staff and citizens.  For more information, click HERE.

Public Notice

The Florida Supreme Court has temporarily suspended jury selection proceedings from Monday, March 16, 2020 through March 27, 2020. If you have been summoned to report for jury duty on Monday March 16, 2020 or Monday, March 23, 2020 you are excused from appearance. Parties to a case should contact their attorney or appear at their next regularly scheduled court event. Please monitor this page and the website for the First Judicial Circuit of Florida (1) for updates.

Jury Selection Cancelation click HERE

Zoom Meeting information

Information regarding zoom. click HERE

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Court Reporter I - Escambia County

See Employment Opportunities on this site for further information and "How to Apply".