Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 8, 2022   Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to Okaloosa County for its annual comprehensive financial report for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2020. The report has been judged by an impartial panel …

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Unclaimed Funds

Unclaimed Monies The Comptroller is required by Florida Statute to report any unclaimed monies on a yearly basis to the Florida Department of Financial Services, Division of Unclaimed Property. Once monies have been sent to the State, they can be located by searching Florida’s Unclaimed Property database at https://fltreasurehunt.gov. The website also provides instructions for claiming …

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Guardianship Task Force

Florida Court Clerks & Comptrollers Announce Task Force to Improve Guardianships  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – June 30, 2021, the Florida Court Clerks & Comptrollers (FCCC) announced the formation of the Guardianship Improvement Task Force (Task Force). The Task Force will be sponsored and supported by FCCC, and members will work together to study the status of …

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Changes Coming to Redaction of Confidential Information

Beginning July 1, all filers of circuit civil, county civil and small claims court documents will be solely responsible for ensuring that confidential information is redacted or is identified for redaction. In Opinion 20-1765, the Florida Supreme Court amended Rule 2.420 requiring the filer to be solely responsible for identifying confidential information in small claims, …

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Ask a Lawyer

The Law Library is now offering an Ask A Lawyer Program (ALP). The ALP program is a collaborative effort with the Okaloosa Bar Association whereby patrons can meet with a local attorney for a one-time consultation to get answers to a variety of civil legal questions, assistance with filling out form packets, as well as …

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Law Library

The Law Library is committed to serving the public, self-represented litigants, and the legal community by providing access to legal material in both print and electronic format. Librarians are not permitted to give legal advice, but they do provide patrons with guidance toward finding information. The Law Library has self-help law materials in areas such …

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