Appeals

How long do I have to file a notice of appeal?

A notice of Appeal shall be filed any time between rendition of final judgment and thirty (30) days following rendition of a written order being imposed or to be reviewed.

Civil Appeal cases require filing the original Notice of Appeal, along with two (2) identical copies. A copy of the court order must be attached to both the original and 2 copies being filed.

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What Are The Filing Fees for an Appeal?

To file a Circuit Civil, Family, Felony, Juvenile and Probate Appeal the filing is $100.00. The filing fee is made payable to the Clerk of the Circuit Court. In addition, please include a $300.00 filing fee made payable to the 4th District court of Appeals.

To file a County Civil, Misdemeanor and Traffic Appeal the filing fee is $281.00. The filing fee is made payable to the Clerk of the Circuit Court.

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Where do I file my appeal?

You may file a Circuit Civil, County Traffic, Felony, Juvenile or Misdemeanor Appeal at the following Broward County Central Courthouse location:


Appeals Division Broward County Central Courthouse
Judicial Complex West Building 201 SE 6th Street, 4th Floor, Room: 04140
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Probate Appeals are filed in the Probate Division, Broward County Central Courthouse, Judicial Complex West Building, 201 SE 6th Street, 3rd Floor, Room: 3150, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

County Civil Appeals are filed in the County Civil Division, Broward County Central Courthouse, Judicial Complex West Building, 201 SE 6th Street, 3rd Floor, Room: 3150, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, or at the Satellite Courthouse in which the County Civil case is filed.

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