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1. What offices are located in the courthouse?
2. What is the Clerk of Court’s mailing address?
3. I am uncertain what department handles my particular needs. Is there someone who can help me?
4. I received a check from the Clerk of Courts and cannot determine what the check is for?
5. How can I find out the status of my cash bond?

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1. What is the Child Support Driver License Suspension Program?
2. What are the qualifications for the Program?
3. How does the Program work?
4. How do I sign up for the Program?

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1. What is a county civil case?
2. Who may file a county civil case?
3. What is a removal of tenant action and who can file?
4. What steps must be taken before an eviction can be filed?
5. When will I go to court?
6. What happens when a Final Judgment for Eviction is entered?
7. After proper written notice, what are the next steps?

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1. How do I find out the status of my cash bond?
2. How do I get my bond money back now that my case has been disposed?

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1. What is a felony charge?
2. What happens after an arrest on a felony offense?
3. How will I know when and where I go to court?
4. How do I have a public defender appointed to my case?
5. How do I get a new attorney assigned to my case if I have a conflict with my present attorney?
6. What if I move?
7. How do I change my court date after notification?
8. What happens if I fail to appear for my court date?
9. How do I find information about my case or other felony cases?
10. If I want copies of paperwork from a court file, is there a charge?
11. May I file a document by fax?
12. How do I get my bond money back now that my case has been disposed?
13. What happens to the evidence submitted in my case? How do I get it back?
14. How do I withdraw my plea?
15. How can I have my case sealed or expunged?
16. How do I have my civil rights restored?
17. How do I know when a trial is scheduled for public viewing?
18. What is a grand jury? When does it meet? Are the sessions public?
19. What local agencies are involved in the Citrus County Criminal Justice System?
20. What if I want to appeal the final decision of the judge in my case?
21. Where can I pay my court fine/fees and costs?

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1. How do I file confidential information?
2. What if I am notified that my information is not subject to confidentiality?

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1. Who must carry a permit?
2. What do I need to apply?
3. What is the cost of a permit?
4. Will I be notified of the results of my background check?
5. What else do I need to know?
6. For what reason may a permit be denied, revoked or suspended?

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1. What is an injunction?
2. Where can I obtain an injunction?
3. What happens after the judge grants the injunction?
4. What are the requirements for filing a Petition for Injunction?

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1. What is juvenile delinquency?
2. What is the Juvenile Assessment Center (JAC)?
3. How do I find out about my child's charges?
4. If I have a juvenile record, how can I receive a copy?
5. What is a dependent child?
6. If my child has been removed from my care, who do I contact?
7. If my child has been removed from my care, when will I go to court?
8. What is a child in need of services?
9. Where can I go to get guardianship of a child who is in my care and has no court intervention involving abandonment or abuse?
10. What are the Laws about Juveniles and Tobacco?
11. What is required to satisfy a juvenile smoking citation written under statute 569.11 or 877.112 (6)?
12. What is required to satisfy a juvenile smoking citation written under statute 386.212?
13. How do I pay for my citation?
14. Where can I go to do Community Service?
15. If I do community service, is there a form that I need to submit as proof?
16. Where can I take the Tobacco Education Course?
17. Who is responsible for submitting the certificate when the tobacco education course is completed?
18. How do I contest my citation?
19. What laws govern the Juvenile Courts?
20. How can I report what I think is a child abuse, neglect, or abandonment situation?
21. What are some examples of juvenile delinquency charges?
22. What cases are handled by the Juvenile Court?

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1. What are the laws about juveniles and sexting (F.S. 847.0141)?
2. What is required to satisfy a juvenile sexting citation?
3. How do I pay for my citation?
4. Where can I go to do Community Service?
5. If I do Community Service, is there a form that I need to submit as proof?
6. How do I contest my citation?
7. What will happen if I do not comply with the citation?

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1. What are the Laws about Juveniles and Tobacco?
2. What is required to satisfy a juvenile smoking citation written under statute 569.11 or 877.112 (6)?
3. What is required to satisfy a juvenile smoking citation written under statute 386.212?
4. How do I pay for my citation?
5. Where can I go to do Community Service?
6. If I do community service, is there a form that I need to submit as proof?
7. Where can I take the Tobacco Education Course?
8. Who is responsible for submitting the certificate when the tobacco education course is completed?
9. How do I contest my citation?

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1. What is a Baker Act proceeding?
2. How are voluntary and involuntary Baker Act admissions different?
3. How is an involuntary Baker Act proceeding initiated?
4. What steps must be taken to obtain an ex parte order?
5. What happens after the order is issued?
6. How long may a person be held under an ex parte Baker Act order?
7. Where can I find more information about the Baker Act?

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1. Where can I pay my court fine/fees and costs?
2. What form of payment do you accept?
3. Who do I make the check or money order payable to?
4. What is a misdemeanor charge?
5. How do I get a copy of my misdemeanor record?
6. Who should I notify if my address changes?
7. What happens if I fail to appear for my court date?
8. How do I find information about my case or other misdemeanor cases?
9. How can I have my case sealed or expunged?
10. Can I get access to Citrus County Criminal records on the Internet?
11. How do I have a public defender appointed to my case?
12. How do I get my bond money back now that my case has been disposed?

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1. Who is eligible for the Payment Plan Program?
2. What happens if I miss a payment?
3. How much are the payments and when do they begin?
4. What is the fee to be set up on the payment plan program?
5. What if I am already on a payment or want to put more than one case on the same plan?

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1. What is probate?
2. What is a will? When and where should it be filed?
3. Is it necessary for me to have an attorney?
4. Are there different types of proceedings that can be filed, depending on the size of the estate?
5. What happens if a person dies and has left no will?
6. What happens if there is a will filed, but no personal representative has been named?
7. How are probate proceedings initiated?
8. What happens after this information is filed with the Clerk?
9. Can I file a disposition of Personal Property without administration?
10. I received a Correspondence Letter from the Clerk's Office, now what?
11. How Do I Schedule a Hearing with the Judge?

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1. What is probate?
2. What is a will? When and where should it be filed?
3. Is it necessary for me to have an attorney?
4. Are there different types of proceedings that can be filed, depending on the size of the estate?
5. What happens if a person dies and has left no will?
6. What happens if there is a will filed, but no personal representative has been named?
7. How are probate proceedings initiated?
8. What happens after this information is filed with the Clerk?
9. Can I file a disposition of Personal Property without administration?
10. I received a Correspondence Letter from the Clerk's Office, now what?
11. How do I schedule a hearing with the Judge?
12. How can I learn more about the E-Portal Citrus County Probate Process?

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1. What is restitution?
2. When will I get my restitution money?
3. How is restitution collected and dispersed?
4. What if restitution payments are not made by the defendant?
5. How do I set up my payments via ACH (direct deposit)?

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1. What is a simplified divorce?
2. What are the requirements for a simplified divorce?
3. Where do we file for a simplified divorce?
4. What should we bring with us when filing for simplified divorce?
5. Is an attorney necessary?
6. What is the cost for filing a simplified divorce?
7. How long will it take for the divorce to become final?
8. Can we change our minds after we have filed for a simplified divorce?
9. Do we have to file for a divorce in the county where we reside?
10. Where do we obtain the Simplified Dissolution forms?

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1. What is a small claims case?
2. Is an attorney necessary?
3. Who can file a small claims case?
4. What does it cost to file a small claims case?
5. What information is needed to file a small claims case?
6. Is information needed for suing someone other than an individual?
7. What happens after the filing of a small claims case?
8. Why use mediation?
9. Is a jury trial possible in a small claims case?
10. What happens to the case if a settlement is reached?
11. How does a party collect on any judgment?
12. May a lien be filed against the defendant's property?

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1. What types of cases are handled in Traffic Court?
2. What is a criminal traffic charge?
3. What is a civil traffic infraction?
4. When do I have to pay my ticket?
5. What if I can't pay my ticket within 30 days?
6. What happens if I don't pay my ticket on time?
7. Do I have other options besides just paying the ticket?
8. How do I enter a not guilty plea to a civil traffic infraction?
9. Who will be present at the hearing?
10. What happens if the court finds me guilty?
11. Can the Clerk's Office advise me about points assessed against my license?
12. How do I figure out what I owe on my ticket?
13. Why was my case/citation submitted to a collections agency?
14. What happens after my citation/case has been referred to a collections agency?
15. Will this referral hurt my credit rating?
16. What happens to the money I pay for my traffic citation?

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1. Who is the Unified Family Court (UFC) judge?
2. What cases qualify for Unified Family Court (UFC)?
3. How do I refer my case to the Unified Family Court judge?

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1. How does the direct deposit of my child support and/or alimony payments help me?
2. What are the eligibility requirements?
3. What do I do to sign up for direct deposit?
4. How soon after signing up will I begin receiving my direct deposit payments?

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1. Who may elect to attend driver improvement school?
2. What are the benefits of attending driver improvement school?
3. What is the cost of driver improvement school?
4. How do I enroll?
5. What steps do I take after I complete the driver improvement school?
6. What happens if I do not attend the driver improvement school I elected?
7. How many times can I elect to attend a driver improvement school?
8. What if I receive a ticket outside of Citrus County?
9. Who may I contact for more information about a school election?

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1. Who can register to use the ePortal?
2. How do I register for an account?
3. How do I set up an administrator account?
4. Can a non-lawyer be the law firm administrator?
5. My firm has several locations. Can we have a law firm administrator for each location?
6. Is eFiling mandatory?
7. Do I still need to submit the original document to the Clerk?
8. What document types does the ePortal support?
9. What are the formatting requirements for a document?
10. How do I transmit my attachments and exhibits?
11. What do I do with my cover letter?
12. What do I do with my proposed order?
13. Can I file multiple pleadings?
14. How do I sign an electronic document?
15. What is the cutoff for a document to be deemed filed on a certain day?
16. Will there be a charge to use the ePortal?
17. How do I know my documents have been eFiled?
18. How do I obtain certified copies?
19. How will the ePortal provide access to filings once the Clerk accepts them?
20. I need assistance with my ePortal account. Whom do I contact?
21. Why was my filing sent to the Pending Queue and what do I do now?
22. How do I file my summons and retrieve my summons after it is processed?
23. How do I pay filing and other service fees?
24. How do I e-file if I am an Out-Of-State Attorney?
25. Do I need to submit supporting documents to the clerk's office?

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1. What offices are located in the courthouse?
2. What is the Clerk of Court’s mailing address?
3. I am uncertain what department handles my particular needs. Is there someone who can help me?
4. I received a check from the Clerk of Courts and cannot determine what the check is for?
5. How can I find out the status of my cash bond?

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1. How do I find out if a house in the neighborhood is in mortgage foreclosure?
2. What is foreclosure?
3. Where do I file a foreclosure action?
4. What happens in foreclosure proceedings?
5. What is done prior to the foreclosure sale?
6. How do I find out about mortgage foreclosure sales?
7. May a person who is not involved in the foreclosure lawsuit bid on the property?
8. When and where are mortgage foreclosure sales held, and how are they conducted?
9. How do I cancel a sale or what if the party has filed a suggestion of bankruptcy?
10. Can anyone make an objection to the sale?
11. When is the Certificate of Title issued?
12. Do I get a clear Title?

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1. What is a guardianship?
2. What is a guardian?
3. What does a guardian do?
4. What is required of a guardian?
5. What is an incapacitated person?
6. Is a guardianship the only way to help an incapacitated person?
7. How will an incapacitated person know that a guardianship proceeding has been initiated?
8. What about guardians of minors?
9. If I do not have an attorney to represent me as a guardian, how do I find one?

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1. How do I apply for positions available at the Clerk's Office?
2. I submitted application in. What happens next?
3. How long does the selection process take?
4. What skills are required to be considered a qualified applicant?
5. Do I have to submit an application for each position that I am interested in?

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1. What is internal auditing?
2. What types of audits are conducted?
3. What are internal controls?
4. Are internal controls foolproof?
5. Who receives the audit reports?
6. What is the difference between internal auditors and external auditors?
7. What is fraud?
8. Are auditors looking for fraud when performing audits?
9. What should I do if I suspect County resources are being wasted or abused?
10. What should I do if I suspect someone is involved in something illegal?

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1. How do I know if I am still required to report for Jury Service?

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1. What is the Marchman Act?
2. What is a voluntary Marchman Act admission?
3. What is an involuntary admission for assessment and stabilization?
4. Who files the Petition for Involuntary Assessment and Stabilization?
5. What do I need to bring with me to the Clerk's Office to file a petition to have a person evaluated?
6. What happens after I file the petition?
7. Where can I find more information about the Marchman Act?

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1. How do I obtain a copy of my birth certificate?

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1. How soon after a Board Meeting are meeting minutes available on the website?
2. Where would I obtain a copy of a Planning and Development Review Board (PDRB) Meeting Minutes?
3. What is the cost to obtain copies of Board of County Commissioners' Meetings?
4. Why don't Board of County Commissioners' meeting minutes contain every word of the meeting?
5. Where can I get a CD of a Board of County Commissioners' meeting?
6. Where can I get copies of County Code Ordinances?
7. Who do I call if I have a Zoning question?
8. Where can I get copies of Land Development Code and Comprehensive Plan Amendments?

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1. What is needed to get a marriage license?
2. How must I pay for the marriage license fee?
3. Do both parties have to be present at the Clerk's Office to apply for the marriage license?
4. Is a blood test required for the applicants to apply for the marriage license?
5. How long does it take to get a marriage license?
6. What are the basic restrictions for obtaining a marriage license?
7. Can an individual who is younger than 16 get a marriage license?
8. Is the signature of just one parent sufficient to qualify as a parental permission for a minor to marry?
9. How long is the marriage license valid?
10. How long does it usually take to get a certified copy of our marriage record?
11. How much does it cost for a certified copy of the marriage certificate?
12. Does one or both of the marriage license applicants have to be an American citizen?
13. My spouse and I want to renew our vows. Do we need to get a marriage license for this?
14. How do we renew our marriage vows?
15. Do I need my divorce papers or the death certificate of my spouse in order to apply for a marriage license?
16. Can people obtain a license to marry partners of their own gender?

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1. Can I renew my child's passport?
2. Where do I get the Passport Application?
3. When are Passport Applications accepted?
4. Do I need to make an Appointment to submit my passport application?
5. What if I make a mistake on my Passport Application?
6. Can you do Passport Renewal in your office?
7. How long does it take to get my passport after my applications has been submitted?
8. What Documents and Funds must I bring to apply for a Passport?
9. What are the age requirements for minors to apply for a passport?
10. How do I renew my passport?
11. Where do I go to Submit my passport application?
12. Where can I get additional information?

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1. What is the recording process?

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1. What is the Value Adjustment Board?
2. How do I appeal a disagreement concerning my exemption, classification, or valuation?
3. What happens if I do not apply for an exemption or classification by the March 1 statutory deadline?
4. Where can I locate a petition form?
5. What happens after I file a petition?
6. What happens at the hearing?
7. What happens after I receive my recommendation?
8. What happens after the Value Adjustment Boards decision?
9. Where can I obtain detailed information regarding the Value Adjustment Board (VAB) rules and procedures?