CASE NO: 2018-CA-004315

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR OKALOOSA COUNTY, STATE OF FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION

THE ESTATE OF ETHELEENE GALLOWAY GORDON, by and through SHERVON TANYIKA THOMAS, Personal Representative, VS
Plaintiff,

FORT WALTON REHABILITATION CENTER, LLC; SOVEREIGN HEALTHCARE HOLDINGS, LLC; SOUTHERN HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT, LLC; SOVEREIGN HEALTHCARE DISBURSEMENTS, LLC; R. MARK. CRONQUIST; JOHN O’DONNELL MANGINE; MARUTI FLEET & MGMT, LLC; OKALOOSA COUNTY COORDINATED TRANSPORTATION, INC. d/b/a OKALOOSA COUNTY TRANSIT; MARUTI TRANSIT GROUP, LLC; ROBERT CALLANDER; and ERIC BRUN {as to FORT WALTON REHABILITATION CENTER, LLC),
Defendants,

ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO DETERMINE
CONFIDENTIALITY OF COURT RECORDS AND DIRECTING THE CLERK TO PUBLISH THE ORDER IN ACCORDANCE WITH RULE 2.420(»)(4) OF THE FLORIDA RULES OF JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION

THIS MATTER came on to be heard on the Personal Representative’s Motion to Determine Confidentiality of Court Records and the Court being fully advised in the premises, it is:

ADJUDGED that the Motion to Determine Confidentiality of Court Records 1s
GRANTED. It is further:

ADJUDGED that pursuant to Rule 4-1.5(f)(4)(B)(ii) of the Rules Regulating the Florida Bar, the Motion to Approve Contract Entered Into by Personal Representative, including all attachments to the Motion, the Order Approving Contract, and the Motion to Determine Confidentiality of Court Records are confidential documents and shall be sealed by the Clerk absent further Order of this Court. It is further:

ADJUDGED that the party’s name is not made confidential by this Order. It is further:

ADJUDGED that the progress docket or similar records generated to document activity in this case are not be made confidential. It is further:

ADJUDGED that the Personal Representative or the attorney(s) for the Personal Representative are the only individuals who are permitted to view the confidential Court records, absent further Order of this Court. It is further:

ADJUDGED that this Court finds the degree, duration, and manner of confidentiality ordered by the Court is no broader than necessary to protect the interests set forth in Rule 2.420(c)(9)(A)(vii) and of the Florida Rules of Judicial Administration and Rule 4-1.5(f)(4)(B)(ii) of the Rules Regulating the Florida Bar and there are no less restrictive measures available to protect the interests set forth in Rule 2.420(c)(9)(A)(vii) of the Florida Rules of Judicial Administration and Rule 4-1.5(f)( 4)(B)(ii) of the Rules Regulating the Florida Bar. It is further: 

ADJUDGED that the Clerk of the Court is directed to publish the Order in accordance with Rule 2.420(d)(4) of the Florida Rules of Judicial Administration

ORDERED at Crestview, Okaloosa County, Florida.

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All public records request should be directed to the designated Records Custodian, Don Allgood.

Don Allgood, D.C., RMO, RMLO, CPM
Office of the Clerk of Circuit Court and Comptroller
1940 Lewis Turner Blvd.
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
PublicRecords@Okaloosaclerk.com