Welcome Message

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

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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