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As there may be more than one source to obtaining Florida criminal, civil and divorce records, it is important to search multiple state courts to find the correct records.

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The Florida county courts have jurisdiction to hear cases involving torts, contracts, real property rights ($5,001/$15,000), and other miscellaneous civil matters. The county courts have exclusive jurisdiction to hear small claims matters involving an amount in controversy of $0-$5,000). County courts have exclusive jurisdiction to hear cases involving misdemeanors, DWI or DUI, and other miscellaneous criminal matters. Its exclusive jurisdiction further extends to traffic or other violations, except parking violations (which are handled administratively). County courts hold venue to preliminary hearings. The Florida circuit courts hear tort matters, contract matters, real property rights matters ($15,001/no maximum), and other miscellaneous civil matters. The circuit courts have exclusive jurisdiction to hear cases involving mental health, estate, and civil appeals matters. The circuit courts have exclusive jurisdiction over domestic relations matters, felony matters, and criminal appeals matters. The circuit courts will also hear juvenile matters, and hold venue to preliminary hearings. The Florida district courts of appeal must hear (have "mandatory jurisdiction") over cases involving certain civil matters, noncapital criminal matters, administrative agency matters, juvenile matters, original proceeding matters, and interlocutory decision matters. District courts have discretion to hear (have "discretionary jurisdiction") cases involving various other civil matters, noncapital criminal matters, juvenile matters, original proceedings, and interlocutory decision cases. Florida's highest court is the supreme court. Its supreme court has mandatory jurisdiction to hear cases involving certain civil matters, capital criminal matters, criminal matters, administrative agency matters, juvenile matters, disciplinary matters, and advisory opinion matters. Its discretionary jurisdiction extends to other various civil matters, noncapital criminal matters, administrative agency matters, juvenile matters, advisory opinions, original proceedings, and interlocutory decision matters.

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Florida Civil and Divorce Court Records
Judgments, lawsuits, dissolution of marriage, civil court cases.

Florida Criminal Court Records
Felony, misdemeanors and traffic violations.
Florida County Court Records
Filings in my county courthouse.
Lookup current civil cases awaiting trials on court calendars and dockets. Link to the court clerks for cases that may be closed or archived.
  • Family Law Self-Help Centers
    Access information regarding local self-help programs. Family law forms, free low cost legal aid and lawyer referral.

  • Florida Probate Courts Self Help
    Probate generally is a court-supervised process for identifying and gathering a decedent's assets, paying taxes, claims and expenses of administration, and distributing assets to beneficiaries.

  • Florida Court Publications
    Search committee and other official reports, operational manuals and forms, newsletters and statistics.

  • Small Claims Courts Self Help
    Legal action filed in county court to settle minor legal disputes among parties where the dollar amount involved is $5,000 or less. Links to small claims rules of court procedure.

  • Florida County Courts
    Tort, contract, real property rights and miscellaneous civil cases. Exclusive small claims jurisdiction. On line services including child support and ordering official records.

  • Florida District Courts of Appeal
    Mandatory jurisdiction in civil,administrative agency, juvenile, original proceeding, interlocutory decision cases. Discretionary jurisdiction in civil, juvenile, original proceeding, interlocutory decision cases. Direct weblinks to the five district courts of appeal.

  • Florida Supreme Court
    Mandatory jurisdiction in civil, administrative agency, juvenile, disciplinary, advisory opinion cases. Discretionary jurisdiction in civil, administrative agency, juvenile, advisory opinion, original proceeding, interlocutory decision cases. Search justices and court decisions and rules.

  • Florida Bankruptcy Courts
    Search Florida Bankruptcy filings and view cases from the courthouses and jurisdictions. Link to free forms, use electronic filing systems and other judicial tools available to the public.

  • Florida Judgments and Liens
    Florida judgments and liens public information. UCC searches by an individual or attorneys.
Search for criminal cases placed on calendars awaiting trial. Court criminal dockets can show active cases not yet closed.
  • Florida County Courts
    Exclusive misdemeanor, DWI/DUI and miscellaneous criminal jurisdiction. Exclusive traffic and other violation jurisdiction, except parking. Direct weblinks to pay traffic citations and order official records.

  • Florida Supreme Court
    Mandatory jurisdiction in capital criminal and criminal cases. Discretionary jurisdiction in noncapital criminal cases. Direct weblinks to docket search, library, standard jury instructions and other public information.

  • Florida District Courts of Appeal
    Mandatory jurisdiction in noncapital criminal cases. Discretionary jurisdiction noncapital criminal cases. Search distribution of the district courts and court jurisdiction chart.

  • Drug Court Program
    Search weblinks to drug courts in Florida, task force on treatment based drug courts and funding sources.
  • Florida circuit and county court clerks are custodians of court filings. Request transcripts of cases heard by a court. Tort, contract, real property rights, mental health, estate, civil appeals, domestic relations, criminal appeals and juvenile.

    First Circuit
    Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton

    Second Circuit
    Franklin, Gadsden, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, and Wakulla

    Third Circuit
    Columbia, Dixie, Hamilton, Lafayette, Madison, Suwannee and Taylor

    Fourth Circuit
    Clay, Duval and Nassau

    Fifth Circuit
    Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Marion and Sumter

    Sixth Circuit
    Pasco and Pinellas

    Seventh Circuit
    Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns and Volusia

    Eighth Circuit
    Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Gilchrist, Levy, and Union

    Ninth Circuit
    Orange and Osceola

    Tenth Circuit
    Hardee, Highlands, and Polk

    Eleventh Circuit
    Dade

    Twelfth Circuit
    DeSoto, Manatee, and Sarasota

    Thirteenth Circuit
    Hillsborough

    Fourteenth Circuit
    Bay, Calhoun, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson and Washington

    Fifteenth Circuit
    Palm Beach

    Sixteenth Circuit
    Monroe

    Seventeenth Circuit
    Broward

    Eighteenth Circuit
    Brevard and Seminole

    Nineteenth Circuit
    Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee and St. Lucie

    Twentieth Circuit
    Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry and Lee

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