Hours of Operation
Clerk of Courts closes at 4:30pm 1st Monday of each Month.
all cases in equity, actions involving the title and boundaries of real property, injunctions, and all civil matters not within
the jurisdiction of the county court.
County Civil has jurisdiction over civil actions in which the matter in controversy does not exceed the sum of $15,000.00.
Claims of more than $5,000.00 but less than $15,000.00 are categorized as county civil actions.
A felony is a criminal offense punishable by death or imprisonment in a state penitentiary. The Circuit Court also has jurisdiction over all cases in which
a child is alleged to have committed a delinquent act or violation of law. A law enforcement officer files a delinquent complaint when a juvenile is alleged
to have committed a felony, misdemeanor, contempt of court or violation of a local ordinance.
The County Court has jurisdiction over all defendants accused of committing crimes which have been designated as misdemeanors. A misdemeanor is a
criminal offense, which is punishable by imprisonment in a county correctional facility. The County Court also has jurisdiction over criminal traffic cases.
Criminal Traffic Laws which are defined by the Florida Rules of Court as a violation that may subject a defendant upon conviction to incarceration.