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Jury duty suspended through April 17

By Staff | Mar 25, 2020

Jury duty has been suspended through April 17.

The Florida State Supreme Court issued a new Administrative Order late Wednesday further suspending all jury trials through Friday, April 1.

“The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a massive effect upon the operations of the Clerks and the State Courts System,” officials said.

Anyone with a summons for jury duty dated between now and April 17 is not required to report to the Clerk’s Office for jury duty. If you are unsure if your summons is impacted by this Order, please call the number provided on the summons or visit the Jury Duty page on www.LeeClerk.org.

The new order also extends an earlier suspension of speedy trial rules and related court procedures. Visit Noteworthy Information on the home page ofwww.LeeClerk.org for updated information on the Court Schedules and Clerk services.

“The Clerk’s Office will continue to keep all customer face-to-face services closed until further notice in accordance with the CDC protocols to stop the spread of the Coronavirus,” the release states. “At the same time, we are committed to providing critical services to this community in the best way possible.”

Visit www.LeeClerk.org for daily updates, online services, drop-off information, mailing addresses, and other contact information. Stay safe and act responsibly.

Source: Lee Clerk of the Courts