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Last Updated: November 2, 2020

The Columbia County Clerk of Courts Office is closely monitoring matters pertaining to Covid-19, and is diligently working to ensure all customers and staff remains healthy during this pandemic. While doing so, it is our goal to continue to strive daily to offer exceptional service.

All departments within this office are available to assist you via telephone, and drop/pickup box, and there are also many on-line services available to you by selecting the “Online Services” tab on this site. If you require “in-person” assistance at the counter, we asked that you do your part to help us mitigate the spread of COVID-19 by:

  • Please do not come to this office if you are feeling ill
  • Wearing a facemask, and
  • Only the parties to the case may come in

We appreciate your understanding and look forward to assisting you.

James M. Swisher, Jr.
Clerk of Courts & Comptroller


  • The Florida Supreme Court has temporarily suspended jury selection proceedings from Monday, March 16, 2020 until further notice from the Court. (Administrative Order)
  • Parties to a case should contact their attorney or appear at their next regularly scheduled court event. Please monitor this page for updates.