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2022 Best Practices Award & Legislative Collaboration Award - June 08, 2022

Florida Court Clerks & Comptrollers - Recognition of Excellence

Clerk of the Circuit Court & County Comptroller, Roger D. Eaton, has been awarded the 2022 Legislative Collaboration Award and Recognition of Excellence for Best Practice Acceptance by the Florida Court Clerks & Comptrollers (FCCC).

Florida’s Clerks and Comptrollers have collaborated on Best Practices for more than 14 years. The Best Practices Excellence Program was established last year as an opportunity for Clerks to receive Recognition of Excellence certificates for completing assessments that evaluate acceptance of certain Best Practices. Our office is one of thirty counties to receive the Best Practice Certificate in all 12 eligible categories. The Legislative Collaboration award was given to Clerk Eaton for all of his work on legislative bills that helped make improvements to the Clerk’s office which benefit Charlotte County citizens.

The 2021-2022 Best Practices Excellence Program evaluated and recognized Clerks and Comptrollers in the following areas:

  • Eviction
  • Evidence Storage and Destruction
  • Public Records Requests
  • Requests to Redact Exempt Personal Information
  • Exploitation of Vulnerable Adult Injunction
  • Bail Bonds
  • Compliance Services
  • Confidential Judicial Records
  • Guardianship Audits
  • Marriage License
  • Recording Fundamentals
  • Service of Documents by Clerks for Pro Se Litigants