Court Information

The Lafayette County Clerk's Office is responsible for overseeing various departments that deal with the Circuit and County court systems. All departments within the Clerk's office can be reached at (386) 294-1600.

 

Jury Department
Find information about summons from the Clerk's Office and performing jury duty.

Foreclosure Sales
Inquire here about attending, bidding, and purchasing from foreclosure sales conducted by the Clerk's Office.

Circuit Civil/Family Law Enforcement
Inquire here about Circuit Civil - general court cases involving money amounts more than $15,000 and Family law cases relating to family matters

County Civil Department
Inquire here about filing court cases less than $15,000, Small Claims Court and Evictions.

Domestic Violence
Inquire here for information about filing for an injunction for protection against another person.

Juvenile Department
Inquire here about court cases involving minors. Note: most juvenile records are confidential.

Mental Health Department
Inquire here about the Baker Act (mental) or Marchman Act (alcohol or drugs).

Misdemeanor/County criminal Department
Inquire here about court cases involving minor crimes.

Felony/Circuit Criminal Department
Inquire here about court cases involving serious crimes such as grand theft or murder.

Child Support

Inquire here about payment information - receives and disburses child support payments in most cases.

Traffic Department
Inquire here about where to pay for your county traffic citations.

Probate & Guardianship Department
Inquire here about Information about estates, wills, guardians for minors and incapacitated persons.

 

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Online Services

MyFloridaCounty.com Logo and page link (External Link)

MyFloridaCounty.com is a service of Florida's Clerks of Court. The website provides several online services that are fast, convenient and secure. Click on the links below to access the services which are also available en español.

 

Click here to Search and Order Official Records OnlineSearch and Order Official Records

Official Records are documents required or authorized to be recorded in one general series called "Official Records". Search thousands of records across counties, all in one place. Frequently ordering records? Create an account for streamlined checkout. Records can also be purchased online.

 

Click here to Pay Traffic Citations OnlinePay Traffic Citations

Pay securely by credit card (Visa, Mastercard, AMEX or Discover) or debit card. Elect to attend or decline traffic school during the payment process.

 

 

Click here to Pay Child Support Online Pay Child Support

Non-custodial parents and employers can pay online with a credit card or direct debit from a bank account. Inquiry on a case’s payment history is also available online.

 

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Other Clerk of Court Services

Search Court RecordsSearch Court Records online

Perform a public county search of court records online.

 

eFiling Portal logoState of Florida ePortal Site

The Florida ePortal web site provides eFiling and eRecording capability to users with a single statewide login. Users may utilize the ePortal web interface to submit documents to Clerks and Recorders.

 My Florida Clerks logo and site link (External Link)

Find information about the Courts, public records, research how to file a small claims case or find an official record.

The Clerk's office performs nearly 1,000 different constitutional and statutory functions or duties, representing the broadest and most diverse mantle of responsibility of any locally elected official. Find out more about the many things we do and the many ways we can help you at MyFloridaClerks.com