Clay County Clerk of Court and Comptroller Tara S. Green announces new public office hours that allow the community both earlier and later access to in-person services. This change is done at no additional expense.
Effective Monday, May 3, 2021, the new public office hours for Clay County Clerk of Court and Comptroller Office locations are 8am – 5pm. Previously, offices were open to the public 8:30 a.m. – 4:30.p.m. This change results in an additional hour of service accessibility at our two locations, Green Cove Springs (main courthouse) and Orange Park (branch location).
Thanks to an increase in the number of citizens using convenient online/remote options for many court system services, Clerk’s Office personnel are now able to open their department doors sooner and keep them open later, instead of needing those pre and post work day time periods for preparation and close-of-day wrap up. This is a true win-win for our operation and for citizens who need to visit our offices in person.
One impact of the extended business hours is a change in when over-the-counter payments for child support are recorded. Beginning 5/3/21, all over-the-counter payments will be recorded by the state on the next business day, not on the same day. Individuals must take this into consideration to avoid making a delinquent payment.
Clerk of Court and Comptroller Tara S. Green encourages citizens to take advantage of these expanded public hours. “As with most things in this post-COVID workplace environment, our organization will adapt to provide the best service to our customers while maximizing the skills and time of our staff,” Green said. “It will be easier now to conduct business on your way to work or on your way home from work or errands during the week”, Green said.