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Ocala

The Ocala Division is headquartered in downtown Ocala, Florida. It serves Citrus, Lake, Marion, and Sumter Counties.

Street Address: 

207 Northwest Second Street
Ocala, Florida 34475

Clerk's Office: 
Hours: 

The courthouse is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The clerk's office is open 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Both are open Monday through Friday, except on holidays.

Accessibility: 

The courthouse is wheelchair-accessible, with ramps on both sides of the main entrance, elevators, and a wheelchair-height counter in the intake office. Contact the clerk’s office if further accommodation is needed.

Food and Beverage: 

There are food and drink vending machines in the courthouse but no restaurant or cafeteria.

Lawyer Conference Room: 

No conference space is available for lawyers at the courthouse.

Parking: 

There is no designated parking for the courthouse, but there are several pay-to-park lots and metered parking spaces nearby.

Security: 

To ensure courthouse security:

  • No one may bring onto courthouse property a firearm, ammunition, explosive device, knife, pocket knife, chemical spray, or any other weapon.
  • Each visitor to a courthouse must present a valid official photo identification, such as a state identification, state driver license, federal identification, military identification, or current passport.
  • Each visitor to a courthouse must pass through a metal detector staffed by court security officers. If an alert sounds, a court security officer will scan the visitor using a handheld wand. The visitor must place personal items in a tray to be scanned by x-ray. If an item appears questionable, the visitor must identify the item and may have to leave the courthouse with it.
 
Smoking: 
Smoking is prohibited inside the courthouse.