Sheriff Scott Israel, Chief Judge Jack Tuter and Clerk of Courts Brenda Forman renew their warnings of an ongoing jury duty scam that has been reported in South Florida. The scam involves threats of fines and even jail time.
The U.S. Marshals also warned of a nationwide scam, saying that citizens in South Florida are among those who are being targeted.
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.
When: Thursday, January 11, 2017, from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Doors close promptly at 7:00 pm. Picture ID Required.
Where: E. Pat Larkin Center, 520 NE 3rd Street, Pompano Beach, FL 33060
National Adoption Day was Saturday, November 18, 2017 and was filled with lots of love as 60 children were legally adopted by their forever families. Some shared their stories with Clerk Forman as they completed the adoption process in the Juvenile Division.
Clerk of Court receives Certificates of Superior Achievement for exemplary service to community and the U. S. Department of State, Passport Services, through the conscientious execution of passport applications, excellence in customer service, and commitment to measures that ensure the integrity of the U. S. Passport.
The Clerk's office is hosting a Passport Day event on Saturday, October 7th, from 8:00am - 12:00pm at the Central Passport Location. If you or your family and friends need a first time passport or renewal, a passport for a child under age 16, or a replacement for a lost, stolen, or damaged passport, please come join us on Passport Day.
Read More information on applying or renewing for a passport.
Brenda D. Forman, the Broward County Clerk of the Courts, on behalf of the United States Department of State, is pleased to announce the grand opening of a new Passport office on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at the Broward County Central Courthouse.
Mrs. Forman is providing this new service to the community as a convenience for those visiting the downtown Fort Lauderdale Courthouse who would like to apply for (or renew) a passport. Passport photo services will also be available at this location.
Starting 7:30am, on July 5th, U.S. Citizens may apply for passports on the 1st floor in room 1160, of the Broward County Judicial Complex West Tower, located at 201 SE 6th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301. The new Passport services office will be open Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 4:30pm, excluding courthouse holidays.
For U.S. passport and international travel information and fees visit the official Travel.State.Gov website.
Escalator system provides direct access to many services on the first 4 floors. Read More
Old Central Courthouse Main Entrance is closed. Read More
Central Courthouse Division locations and hours. Read More
Effective 01/03/2017, Pursuant to FSS.28.24(8) a $7.00 Affidavit form fee will be charged for each Driving School election. Payment must be received along with fine payment at the time of the election.
Effective 05/16/2016, our website domain name changed from "www.clerk-17th-flcourts.org" to "www.browardclerk.org". If you are experiencing technical difficulties using this website because you had previously saved any of our webpages as a favorite or bookmark, please update your link(s) to the new "www.browardclerk.org" domain name.
Domestic Violence filings may now also be filed at the West Regional Courthouse located at 100 N. Pine Island Road, Room 180, Plantation, FL 33324. Hours of Operation for filing at the West Regional Courthouse are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Filings stop at 2:00 p.m. All filings after 2:00 p.m. must be filed at the Broward County Central Courthouse located at 201 SE 6th Street, Room: 248, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 or through the eFiling Portal. Parking will be validated for those filing injunctions for protection (restraining orders) at the Fort Lauderdale Central Courthouse. To obtain validation, you must park in the East parking garage Jury section located at 540 SE 3rd Avenue.
As your Clerk of the Circuit and County Courts, I am pleased to provide you with this website 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.
November 2017 — Congratulations to Freddie Allen, Court Operations Manager II – Archives- North, for being selected November 2017 Clerk of the Month. Freddie joined our organization over 30 years ago and continues to be dedicated to providing the citizens of Broward County with excellent customer service. Freddie is always ready to provide assistance to anyone at any time. He always goes above and beyond to ensure the task at hand is completed timely and accurately. He has processed archive requests after hours and hand delivered the files so that the requestor had them first thing in the morning. He will readily offer advice/assistance if he sees someone struggling. Freddie is such a great role model for all of the Archive employees. He is extremely reliable and is always available to share his vast knowledge of the area with his employees. His work ethic is unbeatable. His colleagues describe him as reliable, resourceful, hardworking, good natured, and a true team player. Freddie is retiring at the end of November; he will truly be missed!
October 2017 — Congratulations to Shawn Clutter, Executive Assistant – Administration Division, for being selected October 2017 Clerk of the Month. Shawn joined our organization over 32 years ago and in his current role has continued to show his commitment to the success of the organization. He is described as someone with a heart of gold and always having a smile when serving others.
July 2017 — Congratulations to Rachel McCutcheon, Court Specialist III – County Court Civil/North Division, for being selected July 2017 Clerk of the Month. Rachel joined our organization over 30 years ago and continues to be dedicated to providing the citizens of Broward County with excellent customer service. Rachel consistently...
June 2017 — Congratulations to Kesha Roberts, Court Specialist II - Juvenile Division, for being selected June 2017 Clerk of the Month. Kesha joined our organization over 12 years ago and continues to be dedicated to providing the citizens of Broward County with excellent customer service. Kesha provides service with a smile. Her colleagues describe her as positive with an outgoing personality, dependable, committed to excellence, and willing to assist and go beyond the call of duty. Congratulations Kesha!
May 2017 — Congratulations to Sheri Hampshire, Court Specialist II at the South Regional Courthouse, for being selected May 2017 Clerk of the Month. Sheri joined our organization in 1990 and continues to be dedicated to providing the citizens of Broward County with excellent customer service. Sheri’s colleagues describe her as the “go to” person for assistance with complex payments, stating she “goes the extra mile” reviewing cases with customers to ensure they clearly understand their options. Congratulations Sheri!
The Broward County Clerk of Courts is pleased to announce the grand opening of a new Passport office on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at the Broward County Central Courthouse.