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BROWARD CLERK OF COURTS PRESS RELEASE
Suspending Non-Essential Services
[Fort Lauderdale, FL, March 23, 2020] Pursuant to Administrative Order 2020-23-Temp, "The Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Continuity of Operations Plan is activated."
Accordingly, the Broward County Clerk of Courts suspended in-person, non-essential services consistent with the 17th Judicial Circuit's Administrative Order to prevent the spread of coronavirus COVID-19.
Essential Clerk employees will still be working to support the 17th Judicial Circuit mission critical events and proceedings, as outlined in Administrative Order 2020-23-Temp...... Read Full Press Release
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Pursuant to F.S. 45.031 - Judicial sales procedure. If the successful bidder does not make the final payment by the prescribed time, then their deposit will be forfeited. The Clerk’s Office will assess a non-refundable registry fee and other costs (e.g., re-publication cost) from the forfeited deposit. Any remaining funds shall be applied toward the final judgment.
Pursuant to F.S. 57.082 - Determination of civil indigent status. If you qualify for civil indigence, the filing and summons fees are waived; other cost and fees may not be waived. If you are determined not to be indigent, fees are due at the time of filing.