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As your Clerk of the Circuit and County Courts, I am pleased to provide you with this web site and hope you will find the information and services provided here useful. My office strives to provide information and services through this site that will assist you in a manner more convenient than traveling to one of our office locations.

Please remember that information provided through this site does not constitute the official court records of the Clerk. It is my ongoing commitment to continue to improve this site and the services offered both here and in my offices.

Howard C. Forman

Clerk of Court

Important Notices


Need a passport? Are your week days too busy??


Our West Satellite Courthouse location will be open on Saturday, December 5th from 9:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. to process passport applications. For more information about required documentation, children's passports, forms and fees, visit www.travel.state.gov.

All applicants, including children must appear in person and present all required identification and documents. Photograph services will be offered on site for an additional cost.


Michael J. Satz, State Attorney, in collaboration with Howard C. Forman, Clerk of the Court

“One Stop” Sealing and Expungement Workshop

Urban League of Broward County
560 NW 27th Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
(954) 831-7209
Thursday, December 10, 2015
3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
(ID Required)
  • Do you have an arrest record?
  • Do you qualify to have your record sealed or expunged?
  • If you were charged with a crime in BROWARD COUNTY and the case did not result in a conviction, you may be eligible to have a single arrest record sealed or expunged. (Only cases that occurred in Broward County in State Court will be reviewed). To view the flyer with information about the workshop Click Here.

    Broward Clerk offers new Case Search

    Effective 09/09/2015, the Broward County Clerk of Courts is rolling out a new web site for accessing "Electronic Court Records". This is replacing the current "Public Access Case Search". The new web site is designed to be mobile-friendly whether you are using a phone, tablet or a desktop computer. While we strive to support all web browsers, using an up-to-date browser will give you a better experience. Recommended browsers are Internet Explorer 9 and higher or the latest Google Chrome browser.

    Broward Clerk offers Passport Services at 3 convenient One-Stop Courthouse Locations

    Click here for more information on how to apply for a passport, photo requirements, fees, and other valuable passport information.

    Public Notice - New Office Hours

    As a result of the Clerks of the Court not being adequately funded, some Clerks have already had to make difficult decisions as it pertains to the operations of their offices, forcing them to implement furloughs, reduced hours of operations and employee layoffs to accommodate the budget cut.

    Due to budget cuts, the new reduced hours for Court related counter services will be
    Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with the exception of the following services:

    Broward Clerk to Provide Online Access to Electronic Documents

    Howard C. Forman, Clerk is taking the next steps, as defined by the State, to provide access to paperless electronic court cases. Online access to electronic public court records will be made available in May 2015, under a 90-day trial period as required by the State. Following the pilot period, case details and documents will be made available for viewing by attorneys and the general public in the summer of 2015 in the production environment on the Clerk's website at www.browardclerk.org.

    There will be no fee or cost for viewing case information or documents online or through public terminals in the courthouses. Once the system is fully implemented in August 2015, downloading and printing of online documents will also be free of charge. To read the entire announcement, Click Here.

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