Broward Florida
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Broward Florida court records and public records

Broward County Criminal & Court Records

Circuit & County Courts

Address
201 SE 6th St Ft Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone
954-831-6565
Fax
954-831-5661
Hours
8AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate
Civil Note
Basic information is free at www.clerk-17th-flcourts.org/BCCOC2/Pubsearch/CaseSearch.aspx. Search by name, case number or case type. There is also a premium case subscription service available to registered users and free to one-time users.
General Note
Civil circuit- Rm 230; civil- Rm 120; Misd Dept- Rm 130; Probate- Rm 252. The Correspondence Clerk handles searches. There is a free dial-up case records system (Chips) for phone access to case files; case # or name required- 954-712-7899.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB.

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since 1980

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, online, in person, email

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search. Written requests may be submitted to Rm 230 for Circuit Civil; use Rm 120 for County Ct Civil Div searches.

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Broward County Court Recorder Offices

Director of County Records

Address
Broward County 115 S Andrews Ave, Rm 114 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone
954-357-7281
Fax
954-357-7267
Hours
7:30AM-5PM
Record Avalilability
All recorded documents are in one master index. Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 1978. Office will search all records upon payment of statutorily mandated fees.

Courier Offices

Address
115 S Andrews Ave, Rm 120 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

County Assessor

Phone
954-357-6830

Elections

Appraiser
954-357-7050

Vital

Appraiser
Birth 954-467-4413/Death records 954-467-4424