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Re: Correction of Scriveners’ Errors on Warrants

Ref: CR-2017-018-SC

WHEREAS, it has been made known to the undersigned that issuance of an administrative order authorizing the Warrants Divisions of the respective Sheriffs’ Offices to correct obvious scriveners’ errors on warrants is in the best interest of the Seventh Judicial Circuit Court;

NOW THEREFORE, I, TERENCE R. PERKINS, Chief Judge of the Seventh Judicial Circuit of Florida, hereby order that in instances where it is readily ascertainable that a scrivener’s error exists on the face of a warrant issued by a judge of the Seventh Judicial Circuit of Florida, personnel within Warrants Divisions of the respective Sheriffs’ Offices of counties within the Seventh Judicial Circuit of Florida are hereby authorized to correct said errors. Examples of said errors include, but are not limited to, obvious typographical errors or simple transpositions of numbers.

IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that in instances where the existence of a scrivener’s error is not readily ascertainable, or where a more substantial correction is necessary, the warrant is to be returned to the issuing judge for further action.

TO BE RECORDED in Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns and Volusia counties.

DONE AND ORDERED in Daytona Beach, Volusia County, Florida this 30th day of June 2017.

/s/ Terence R. Perkins
Terence R. Perkins
Chief Judge

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