Gilchrist County Court: Procedures

  • Effective April 1, 2013, PROPOSED ORDERS for the Civil and Criminal Divisions will no longer be accepted via e-filing by the Gilchrist Clerk of Court. Motions should continue to be e-filed with the Clerk’s Office.
  • Proposed orders should be submitted to the Court (in Microsoft Word format) by e-mail to
  • All orders shall include a certificate of service at the bottom of the order. Please indicate the name of the party who is to receive the order, as well as that party’s e-mail/e-service address OR mailing address, if a hard copy is required.
  • If there are any parties to the case requiring service by US mail, attorneys shall submit pre-addressed, postage paid envelopes to Judge Lancaster’s office along with copies of the order for conforming. The return address should be left blank.
  • Please note that emergency hearings will be set by the Court without being coordinated with counsel and/or parties.