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Operation Green Light 3/11/2022 8:00:00 AM

If your driver's license is suspended, Operation Green Light offers you the opportunity to get back on the road by addressing overdue court obligations while saving money in additional fees.

Sunshine Week 2021 3/15/2021 10:23:00 AM

In recognition of  Sunshine Week, March 14 - 20, 2021, the Hillsborough County Clerk of Court & Comptroller is honoring Florida's commitment to government in the sunshine.

eCertify for Official Records Announcement 1/20/2021 9:28:00 AM

Newly installed Hillsborough Clerk of Court & Comptroller Cindy Stuart announced today that certified Official Records are now available to the public online 24 hours a day, 365 days a year at  ...

Pat Frank extends due dates for fines 3/19/2020 7:42:00 AM

... to reduce the public’s exposure to COVID-19, the financial due dates for Criminal and Traffic cases have been extended an additional 60 days ...

2020 Court Jurisdiction Changes 12/11/2019 2:04:00 PM

Starting January 1, 2020, new boundaries will be in effect for where cases are filed in the 13th Judicial Circuit Court.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2019 10/2/2019 6:54:00 AM

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the Clerk's Office is partnering with The Spring of Tampa Bay, Hillsborough County's only certified domestic violence center, to raise public awareness about this pressing problem in our community.

Veterans Outreach Court returns to help homeless 8/15/2019 9:46:00 AM

Local government agencies and veterans groups will join together again this year for Veterans Outreach Court, an annual event designed to help homeless and low-income military veterans resolve legal problems.

Phone Scam Alert 12/12/2018 7:23:00 AM

If you get a telephone call from someone demanding money and claiming to be with our office, it’s a scam. Don’t fall for it.

Electronic Notices of Court Hearings 10/22/2018 12:30:00 PM

The Clerk of Court & Comptroller has switched to electronic notices of court hearings for attorneys of record and bail bond agents in certain types of cases, saving tens of thousands of dollars a year.

Domestic Violence Awareness Week 2018 10/9/2018 10:45:00 AM

The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners has proclaimed October Domestic Violence Awareness Week. Clerk of Court & Comptroller Pat Frank joined with members of the Domestic Violence Task Force on Wednesday, October 3rd.

The latest edition to the Clerk's fleet is electric 9/21/2018 3:17:00 AM

The latest addition to the Clerk’s vehicle fleet is the smallest in both size and environmental footprint. You might call it a golf cart on steroids, with a range of up to 50 miles on a single charge and a top speed of 25 mph.

Regional Service Centers Office Hours Changes 9/19/2018 9:29:00 AM

Beginning Monday, Oct. 1., the Clerk’s Offices at the Brandon and Southshore Regional Service Centers will change their office hours to 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Pat Frank honored for lifetime service 9/4/2018 12:38:00 PM

Clerk of Court & Comptroller Pat Frank was recently honored with the Helen Gordon Davis Lifetime Achievement Award by the Hillsborough County Democratic Executive Committee.

Veterans Outreach Court Returns to Help Homeless 7/31/2018 10:39:00 AM

Local government agencies and veterans groups will join together again this year for Veterans Outreach Court, an annual event designed to help homeless and low-income military veterans resolve legal problems.

Unclaimed Funds List 2018 7/19/2018 1:23:00 PM

A quarter-million dollars in unclaimed funds will be forfeited unless the owners contact us by September 4th.

BOCC Vote Search Tool 4/23/2018 1:42:00 PM

A new online tool allows anyone to search the votes of Hillsborough County Commissioners since 2016. Until now, researching County Commission votes was a time-consuming process involving text searches of the minutes of individual meetings.

Pat Frank earns highest rating for investment pool 12/13/2017 5:25:00 AM

TAMPA, FL (Dec. 13, 2017)—The Hillsborough County Investment pool, managed by Hillsborough Clerk of Court & Comptroller Pat Frank, has received the highest possible rating from S&P Global Ratings.

Pay Hillsborough Traffic Tickets 24-7 11/27/2017 10:17:00 AM

You can now pay traffic tickets by phone or online 24 hours a day, seven days a week through the Hillsborough County Clerk of Court & Comptroller’s Office.

Property Alerts Prevent Fraud 11/6/2017 4:00:00 AM

A woman accused of stealing a $300,000 house in Valrico highlights the benefits of subscribing to Hillsborough Clerk of Courts Property Fraud Alerts.

Veterans Outreach Court 2017 10/5/2017 9:13:00 AM

Local government agencies and veterans groups will join together for Veterans Outreach Court to help homeless and low-income military veterans resolve legal problems.

Domestic Violence Awareness Week 10/2/2017 3:04:00 AM

October is special because it is national Domestic Violence Awareness Month. As always, the Clerk’s Office is joining with The Spring of Tampa Bay, Hillsborough County’s only domestic violence shelter, to raise public awareness about this pressing problem.

Hillsborough’s Oldest Book Now Online 8/14/2017 11:32:00 AM

Hillsborough County’s oldest book, once locked away from public view in a Clerk’s Office vault at the County Courthouse, is now accessible to the world thanks to the efforts of the Tampa Bay History Center and the USF Library.

Clerk Employees against 68 hours of hunger 7/13/2017 10:27:00 AM

Many children in our community don’t look forward to the weekend. For them, getting out of school on Friday can mean 68 hours of hunger. (Original Publish Date 4/21/2017 7:51:00 PM)

Clerk Express - Get In Line 3/3/2017 1:44:00 PM

Our redesigned website includes new tools designed to save you time at our customer service counters.

About that image at the top of the Home page 3/1/2017 10:00:00 AM

The image gracing the top of our redesigned website is a photo detail from the striking sculpture that greets visitors outside the George Edgecomb Courthouse in downtown Tampa.

Supervisor Wins Patriot Award 11/15/2016 5:00:00 AM

The Florida Guard and Reserve has presented Accounting Manager Catherine Edwards with the Patriot Award for the support she has given one of her Army Reserve employees.

Clerk’s invoices go online 10/31/2016 5:00:00 AM

Tens of thousands of purchasing invoices for the Clerk’s Office are now available online for public viewing.

Clerk’s Office wins second statewide award 6/15/2016 5:00:00 AM

Clerk of Court and Comptroller Pat Frank has won the ACE Award (Advanced Commitment to Excellence) from the Florida Government Finance Officers Association (FGFOA).

Beware: Con artists use jury duty to scam people 6/10/2016 5:00:00 AM

Citizens across the United States are being targeted by phone calls and e-mails threatening them with arrest or prosecution for failing to comply with jury service in state and federal courts. Recipients are being pressured to provide money or confidential data, which could lead to identity theft, in order to avoid fines and jail time.

Clerk Wins Florida Excellence Award 5/12/2016 5:10:00 PM

Hillsborough County Clerk of Court & Comptroller Pat Frank has been honored with a prestigious Florida Excellence Best Practices Award for a major restructuring that improved customer service, increased efficiency and enhanced communication.

When People were Property 2/26/2016 2:30:00 PM

For years, who knows how many, the book lay in a vault behind a locked door in a quiet corner of the Hillsborough County courthouse.

Property Fraud Alert 1/5/2016 4:00:00 PM

The Clerk is offering a free new service to help you protect your property from fraud.