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      Clerk Alert

      When Life Gets In The Way                         eRecord And Get Certified                          Wayne Hart Promoted To
      Of Jury Duty                                      Copies In One Step                                 Assistant Manager

         The mail arrives, and                             As of February, recording customers who eRecord their      Wayne Hart was recently
      your eyes are immediately                         documents through the eRecording Partners Network (EPN)   promoted to financial
      drawn  to  two  words                             vendor can now get certified copies at the same time.  reporting assistant manager.
      emblazoned in yellow:                                The most commonly eRecorded documents are deeds,      Wayne has been with our
      Juror Summons. Apart from                         mortgages, assignment of mortgages and satisfaction of   office since 2015, previously
      fulfilling a civic duty, you                      mortgages.                                         as a staff accountant and
      now get to be involved in                            Questions about this process? Call us at (561) 355-2991   then as a financial reporting
      one of the most important                         or email us at   senior administrator before
      parts of the American legal                                                                          being promoted to assistant
      system.                                           Beware Of Email Scammers                           manager.
         W h i l e  t h e  Fl o r i d a                                                                       Wayne  brings  to  his
      Division of Highway                               Impersonating Our Office                           new position over 20 years of local government finance
      Safety and Motor Vehicles selects prospective jurors                                                 and financial reporting experience.
      from a randomized pool, your Clerk’s office handles      Palm Beach County residents should be on the lookout
      the day-to-day management of jury service here in Palm   for phone calls from scammers who impersonate Clerk of   In Our Community
      Beach County, from mailing summonses to issuing juror   the Circuit Court & Comptroller employees and fraudulently
      IDs and validating parking.                       demand money to avoid being served with a court summons.      Volunteers from the Clerk’s office were out volunteering
         Sometimes your summons to jury duty conflicts with      Clerk’s office employees do not call people to demand   across the county and helping to serve you at local events.
      important moments in your life that you can’t reschedule.   payment to avoid being  served with a  court warrant,      We’re here to help – and not just at the courthouse!
      Life is busy, we get it.                          summons, or subpoena.                                 Check out photos of events, superstar employees and
      Postponement Of Jury Duty                                                                            more on our Facebook page.
         Potential jurors are entitled to two postponements   Clerk’s Office Receives
      that together do not exceed six months from the original
      summons date. For example, if your original summons   Prestigious GFOA Award
      date is March 1, you could postpone once for a month
      and once more if needed to a date no later than Sept. 1.      Congratulations to our finance team for receiving the
      Simply submit your request on our jury website or call   Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial
      (561) 355-2930.                                   Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association
      Excusals From Jury Duty                           (GFOA) for our FY21 Annual Comprehensive Financial
         Some people may be excused from jury duty if they   Report!
      fall into certain categories, such as full-time students      This is the 33rd year that our office has received
      between 18 and 21 years of age and those 70 years old or   this award, which is the highest form of recognition in
      older, expectant mothers, parents not working full-time   governmental accounting and financial reporting.
      with custody of a child under 6 years of age or those
      responsible for the care of a person who is medically   Clerks Bring Awareness To
      or mentally incapacitated, full-time law enforcement
      officers with arresting powers or if you’ve reported for   Human Trafficking
      jury service in Palm Beach County within one year of the
      date for which you’ve been summoned again.           On Wednesday,
         Those who do not live in Palm Beach County or are   Jan. 11, members
      not legal residents of the United States are not eligible to   of our office came
      serve on a jury.                                  together to show                                   Community Greening, Saturday, Jan. 14, Delray Beach
         We have two ways to submit a request for excusal:   our solidarity
      through our Jury Web portal, or by calling (561) 355-2930   against human
      and selecting option 1. Make sure you have your Juror ID   traf ficking  by
      number or driver’s license number as required.    wearing blue on
         Our team works hard to make sure your jury duty   National  Human
      experience is as comfortable and as convenient as possible   T raf ficking
      for you, including giving you flexibility in your service.  Awareness Day, also known as #WearBlueDay.
         You can always reach the Clerk’s office at one of our      The day, which was established in 2007 by the United
      five locations in addition to accessing us online 24 hours   States Senate, falls within National Human Trafficking
      a day.                                            Prevention Month.
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                                        Joseph Abruzzo,
                   Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller
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