All offices of the Lake County Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 25 and Friday, Nov. 26 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

The closure includes the Lake County Courthouse, 550 W. Main St., Tavares, the Records Storage Facility, 313 S. Bloxham Ave., Tavares, the South Lake Branch Office, 290 Citrus Tower Blvd., Suite 116, Clermont, and the North Lake Branch Office, 902 Avenida Central, The Villages.

To make an online payment for most fees and fines owed for traffic and criminal cases, visit

For those looking to make a next-business-day payment, submit documents for recording, or deliver court documents for filing, the Clerk’s Office offers convenient drop-box locations for these services, which are available 24/7. Drop-boxes are located in the following three areas:

  • Downtown Tavares (at the Guardian Ad Litem/Veterans Services Building)
    418 W. Alfred St., Tavares
    Pickup Time: 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (excluding holidays)
  • Leesburg (near the Lake County Tax Collector’s Office)
    1720 N. Citrus Blvd., Leesburg
    Pickup Time: 10:30 a.m., Monday through Friday (excluding holidays)
  • Clermont (behind the Citrus Tower Village Publix Shopping Center)
    290 Citrus Tower Blvd., Suite 116, Clermont
    Pickup Time: 10:45 a.m., Monday through Friday (excluding holidays)

Items may also be mailed to the Lake County Clerk’s Office at P.O. Box 7800, Tavares, FL 32778. Please allow ample time for delivery and processing. For a list of available online services, visit

The Clerk’s Office will resume operations on Monday, Nov. 29.


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