The Flagler County Clerk's Office Issues Notice
Upcoming Changes to Redaction of Private Information in Certain Court Records Effective July 1, 2021.
By: Flagler County Clerk
In accordance with a recent amendment by the Florida Supreme Court, to Rule of Judicial Administration 2.420, "the clerk will not be required to identify and designate information as confidential,"
Effective July 1, 2021, filers will be solely responsible for ensuring any confidential information contained in filings in these cases is appropriately redacted or identified for redaction.
All filers, including attorneys and self-represented litigants, will be required to:
The amended rule affects small claims court filings and circuit and county court civil cases, except for Jimmy Ryce civil commitments, cases stemming from sexual assault, and medical malpractice filings.
Clerks around the state are currently exploring options across county offices to address the amendment's broad implementation. However, the Flagler Clerk's Office suggests attorneys, legal professionals, self-represented litigants and other individuals who file court documents review the amendment and become fully familiar with the rule change so that confidential information is not made public.
The Florida Supreme Court's amendment to Rule 2.420 can be https://www.floridasupremecourt.org/
For more information, visit https://flaglerclerk.com/
Flagler County Clerk