IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR PASCO AND PINELLAS COUNTIES, FLORIDA
ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 2014-028 PA-CIR
RE: FORECLOSURE CASE STATUS REPORTING AND SERVICE LISTS
The Pasco Clerk of the Circuit Court (Pasco Clerk) assigns all residential foreclosure cases in
the Civil Division to sections J1, J2, J3, J4, J5, and J6, which have a substantial number of pending
cases. Clarifying case status and identifying service lists to provide proper notice to parties in
pending residential foreclosure cases will further improve the handling of cases in these sections.
In accordance with Article V, section 2, Florida Constitution, Rules of Judicial
Administration 2.215, and § 43.26, Florida Statutes, it is
1. Plaintiff’s counsel for each pending residential mortgage foreclosure case filed in
Pasco County before December 31, 2011, except as provided in paragraph 2 below, must provide the
Court with the following:
a. An accurate and fully executed Plaintiff’s Foreclosure Case Status Form,
which is Attachment A to this Administrative Order. All parties listed on the
Complaint must be addressed in the Foreclosure Case Status Form;
b. A current, accurate Service List for ALL parties, including Plaintiff’s
counsel, Defense counsel, and pro se Defendants as appropriate, with mail
and e-mail addresses; and
c. Pre-addressed, postage paid, standard business size mailing envelopes for the
entire Service List with the case number referenced on the face of the
For this Administrative Order, a “pending” case is one in which a final judgment has not been
entered, or one with a vacated previously entered final judgment.
2. The requirements of this Administrative Order are not applicable to plaintiffs that are
an association as governed by Chapters 718, 719, 720, or 723, Florida Statutes.
3. Plaintiff’s counsel must provide the Court with the documents and envelopes
specified in paragraph 1 within the applicable timeline as follows:
a. The deadline for receipt for cases filed in 2008 or earlier is May 30, 2014
b. The deadline for receipt for cases filed in 2009 is August 29, 2014
c. The deadline for receipt for cases filed in 2010 is November 26, 2014
d. The deadline for receipt for cases filed in 2011 is March 31, 2015
4. Plaintiff’s counsel shall deliver the required documents and envelopes to: Foreclosure
Case Managers, West Pasco Judicial Center, 7530 Little Road, Room 201, New Port Richey, FL
34654. Early submissions are encouraged and will be accepted. Please do not hold these items
until the deadline. Partial timely deliveries are encouraged.
5. For each applicable case, Plaintiff’s counsel must also file with the Pasco Clerk a
notice of compliance with this Administrative Order with copies of the Foreclosure Case Status
Form and the Service List.
6. Nothing in this Administrative Order precludes a party from scheduling appropriate
cases for hearings. Plaintiff’s counsels are encouraged to visit the Court’s website at www.jud6.org
for the latest information about foreclosure case scheduling procedures. Failure to comply with this
Administrative Order may result in the imposition of sanctions, including contempt of court or
dismissal of the action.
DONE AND ORDERED in Chambers at Clearwater, Pinellas County, Florida this _____
day of May, 2014.
ORIGINAL SIGNED ON MAY 6, 2014
BY J. THOMAS MCGRADY, CHIEF JUDGE
Attachment A: Plaintiff’s Foreclosure Case Status Form
cc: All Pasco Judges
The Honorable Bernie McCabe, State Attorney
The Honorable Bob Dillinger, Public Defender
The Honorable Paula S. O’Neil, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Pasco County
Gay Inskeep, Trial Courts Administrator
Kimberly Collins, Director of Criminal Courts, Pasco County Clerk’s Office
Lillian Simon, Director of Administrative Services for Pasco County
Myriam Irizarry, Chief Deputy Director, Pinellas County Clerk’s Office
Mediation Managers, Inc.
Bar Associations, Pasco and Pinellas Counties
Law Libraries, Pasco and Pinellas Counties