OCALA, Fla. (June 8, 2022) – The Marion County Clerk of Court and Comptroller’s Office has been awarded 12 Certificates in Recognition of Excellence for Best Practices by Florida Court Clerks & Comptrollers (FCCC) in the areas of Bail Bonds, Compliance Services, Confidential Judicial Records, Eviction, Evidence Storage and Destruction, Exploitation of Vulnerable Adult Injunction, Guardianship Audits, Marriage License, Public Records Requests, Recording Fundamentals, Requests to Redact Exempt Personal Information, and Service of Documents by Clerks for Pro Se Litigants.

The Best Practices Excellence Program was established in 2020-2021 by FCCC as an opportunity for Clerks to receive Recognition of Excellence certificates for completing assessments that evaluate acceptance of certain best practices. The 2021-2022 Best Practices Excellence Program evaluated and recognized Clerks for compliance in 12 areas and were presented during FCCC’s Summer Conference in Orlando, Florida.

“I am amazed by our team members' commitment to excellence,” said Gregory C. Harrell, Marion County Clerk of Court and Comptroller. “Their work to accomplish certifications in all eligible areas is a testament to their hard work on behalf of the people of Marion County.”

During FCCC’s inaugural Best Practices Excellence Program in 2020-2021, the Marion County Clerk of Court and Comptroller’s Office was recognized in four of seven areas: Bail Bond Forfeitures, Compliance Services, Marriage Licenses, and Recording Fundamentals.

For more information on services provided by the Marion County Clerk of Court and Comptroller’s Office, please visit www.marioncountyclerk.org.