Alachua – Probate and Guardianship

  • Proposed orders for Guardianship and Probate cases will no longer be accepted via e-filing by the Clerk of Court. Motions should continue to be e-filed with the Clerk’s Office.
  • Guardianship proposed orders should be submitted by e-mail to: Probate proposed orders should be submitted by e-mail to: A courtesy copy of the motion, and a cover letter (if any), should accompany the proposed order. All proposed orders should be submitted in Microsoft Word format.
  • All orders shall have a 2″ x 3.5″ blank space on the first page of the order in the upper right-hand corner. An example of an order with this space requirement can be found here.
  • All proposed orders should 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 should submit pre-addressed, postage paid envelopes directly to the Judge’s office. When submitting envelopes, please make a note of the name and case number.
  • Orders will not be entered until the motion has been docketed and imaged by the Clerk.
  • If a hearing is required, please contact the Judicial Assistant.