The Office of the Clerk is responsible for the management of all case files and
the progress of cases through the Court. Any questions concerning the Court's
procedures or the status of a particular case pending before the Court should be
directed to the Clerk's Office. Contact may not be made with the individual judges of
the Court or their personal staff regarding cases.
- The Office of the Clerk is open from 8:15 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Monday through
Friday of each week except when the building is closed for holidays.
- The Court does
not accept filings by fax. All filings must bear an
- See Administrative Order 5D12-03 for requirements and procedures to efile pleadings.
- The Court does, however, maintain a secure "drop box" at the
courthouse that is available for after hours filings.
- Any document intended to be filed
with the Court should be directed to: Clerk's Office, Fifth District Court of Appeal, 300
South Beach Street, Daytona Beach, FL 32114.
- Telephone inquiries regarding
procedure or case status can be made to the Clerk's Office at (386) 255-8600.
All appeals and petitions for original writs filed with the Court are governed by The Florida Rules Of Appellate Procedure that are promulgated by the Supreme Court
of Florida. When a new case is received and acknowledged, the office of the Clerk
disseminates a Notice To Attorneys And Parties (revised
February 2010) that highlights frequent inquiries made
regarding the prosecution of an appeal or petition submitted to the Court. Moreover,
the Notice is updated whenever an amendment is made to the appellate rules by the