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Ocala

Photograph of the United States Middle District of Florida Ocala Courthouse

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.