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Seminole County “Corona Virus Relief Funds Eviction Prevention”

Please click here to view flyer including eligibility criteria and contact information.

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FAQs Flyer Regarding Covid-19 and The Use of Social Distancing & Facial Coverings

On September 25, 2020 Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 20-244 in which he commenced Phase 3 for the entire state. This EO sparked some confusion therefore the Seminole County Office of Economic Development & Community Relations put together a flyer that answers most of the frequently asked questions. To view said flyer please, click…

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House Bill 205 – An Act Relating to Unlawful Use of Uniforms, Medals, or Insignia

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Senate Bill 294 – “Florida Veterans Protection Act”

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Back to School Book-bags & Supplies

Thanks to a charitable donation we have once been given the opportunity to do a school supply drive for children that may need it the most. We have packed 150 backpacks with supplies for kids k-12, regardless of whether they are online learning or physically attending school. To pick up a backpack(s) for your kid(s)…

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18th Judicial Circuit Administrative Order 20-33 Amended

In Re:              Clerk Of Court – Covid 19 – Mortgage Foreclosure And Eviction Relief To view full text please, click here.

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18th Judicial Circuit Administrative Order 20-02 3rd Amended

In Re:        Judges – Appointment Of Circuit Judges To Handle County Court Cases In Certain Situations To view full text please, click here.

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Food Banks and Community Kitchens in Seminole County

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Extension of Foreclosure and Eviction Moratorium in Connection with the Presidential-Declared COVID-19 National Emergency

To help borrowers at risk of losing their home due to the coronavirus national emergency, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) will extend the moratoriums on single-family foreclosures and real estate owned (REO) evictions until at least December 31, 2020. To view the full text please,…

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Governor DeSantis Extends Eviction Moratorium Related to Covid-19 with Executive Order 20-211

On August 31, 2020 Governor Ron DeSantis once again extended the eviction moratorium related to covid-19. This time until October 1, 2020 at 12:01 a.m.   To view the full text of the Executive Order please, click here.

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Facebook Live Regarding Evictions.

On Thursday September 3, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. our staff attorneys will be hosting a Facebook live to provide some information regarding the end of the moratorium on evictions as well as to answer any questions the audience may have.

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Administrative Order 20-28 2nd Amended

A.O. 20-28 2nd Amended supersedes 20-28 Amended and 20-15 6th Amended. This Administrative Order is regarding covid-19 reopening procedures concerning the transition from phase 1 to phase 2. To view the full text please, click here.

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Supreme Court of Florida’s Administrative Order 20-32 3rd Amended

3rd Amendment to the Supreme Court of Florida’s Administrative Order 20-32 regarding Covid-19 Public Health and Safety Precautions for Operational Phase Transitions. To view the full text, please click here.

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Supreme Court of Florida’s Administrative Order 20-23 6th Amended

6th Amendment to the Supreme Court of Florida’s Administrative Order 20-23 regarding Comprehensive Covid-19 Emergency Measures for the Florida State Courts.the view the full text please, click here.

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Administrative Order 20-15 6th Amended

August 6, 2020, 18th Judicial Circuit Administrative Order 20-15 was amended for the 6th time. To view the full text of this order please, click here.

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Administrative Order 20-15 5th Amended

On Monday August 3, 2020, 18th Judicial Circuit Administrative Order 20-15 was amended for the 5th time. To view the full text please click here.

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Office of the Governor Executive Order Number 20-180

July 29, 2020, Governor DeSantis signed Executive Order 20-180 extending the suspension on evictions until September 1, 2020. In it he states “I hereby suspend and toll any statute providing for final action at the conclusion of an eviction proceeding under Florida law solely when the proceeding arises from non-payment of rent by a residential…

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Administrative Order 20-15 4th Amended

July 27, 2020, 18th Judicial Circuit Administrative Order 20-15 was amended for the 4th time. Administrative Order 20-15 4th Amended states that “any prior restrictions imposed in excess of those specifically listed in Administrative Order 20-33 are lifted. Absent any future extension, Administrative Order 20-33 expires on August 1, 2020” thus, taking away any COVID…

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Registering to Vote for the General Election

October 5, 2020 is the last day to register to vote, in the State of Florida, for the General Election on November 3, 2020. If you need to register to vote please click here to view the Florida Online Registration Website. For more information regarding the candidates and the upcoming election please visit the Seminole…

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100th Anniversary of the Ratification of the 19th Amendment

August 18, 2020 will be the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution which granted American women with the right to vote; a right known as “women’s suffrage.” Please click here to view a flowchart containing a brief history of such a monumental event.

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Florida Primary

August 18, 2020 is the day of the Florida Primary. Early voting will occur from August 8, 2020 to August 15, 2020. To view the locations for Early Voting Centers in Seminole County please, click here. Registration for the Primary closed July 20, 2020.

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Administrative Order 20-15 3rd Amended

On July 20, 2020, 18th Judicial Circuit Administrative Order 20-15 3rd Amended was issued which suspended eviction, ejectment or writs of possession, unlawful detainers as well as foreclosure sales, hearings and nonjury trials until August 31, 2020. To view the full text for this order please, click here.

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Seminole County Executive Order 2020-030

Please click here to see the attached Seminole County Executive Order 2020-030 regarding Covid-19 And The Use Of Social Distancing/ Facial Coverings

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Seminole County Public Schools Offers Free Breakfast And Lunch Starting July 20, 2020.

SCPS is continuing their partnership with Summer BreakSpot to provide free nutritionally balanced meals to children and teens 18 and under. Meals will be provided Monday through Thursday from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm with an additional breakfast and lunch provided on Thursdays as Friday’s meal. Meals will be provided at the locations mentioned below:…

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Administrative Order 20-28

Please click here to see the attached Administrative Order 20-28 regarding COVID-19 Reopening Procedures- Seminole County Courthouse

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