Leon County Clerk of Court

Court Clerk Candidates Debate Over Fees

May 25, 2016
Leon County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller Bob Inzer
Leon County Circuit Court

There are four candidates vying to be Leon County’s next clerk of court. Earlier this week, some of them shared their views on the powers of the office.

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and some locals are hoping to shine a light on the month with different events throughout the Big Bend areas.

Myles Robertson and Jim Van Riper (seated, L-R) flanked by city and county officials as they register for their marriage license.
Nick Evans

When the Leon County Clerk’s office opened Tuesday morning, it was business as usual—sort of.  The office issued marriage licenses just like it does any other day, but after a federal stay expired overnight, the clerk was able for the first time to offer licenses to same-sex couples.

Among the early-risers at the county clerk’s office, were the entire Tallahassee City Commission, a handful of county commissioners, and even a state representative.  Why all the brass? 

Same-sex couples in Miami were the first in the state to celebrate marriages after Circuit Judge Sarah Zabel lifted her stay Monday.
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A South Florida Judge cleared the way Monday for same-sex marriages to go forward in Miami-Dade County.  The decision comes just ahead of an expiring stay allowing same-sex marriages across the state.

Same-sex marriage activists have long had January 6 circled with a big red marker on their calendars.  That’s because a stay halting a federal ruling against Florida’s same-sex marriage ban was set to expire at midnight on January 5.  But Monday, state circuit judge Sarah Zabel pushed the timeline forward.

Clerk of Court Cutting Hours to Reflect Budget Cut

Jun 21, 2012

Leon County residents will soon face longer turnaround times at the courthouse.  A smaller budget means fewer hours every day to pay traffic tickets and file papers.

Starting July 1, the state’s court clerks are facing a 7 percent budget cut. In Leon County, that means cutting back hours clerks are open to the public. Leon County Clerk Bob Inzer says he’s cutting two hours per day: The new hours will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. He says people will probably notice that several services are slower or reduced as well, including phone help for civil cases, and general case processing.