Fort Lauderdale Court Records Search

See Fort Lauderdale, FL courts and search free public court records. Courts are legal institutions which resolve disputes between parties and rule on legal cases related to civil, criminal, and administrative matters.

List of Fort Lauderdale Courts

Broward County Circuit Court 201 Southeast 6th Street Fort Lauderdale FL 33301 954-831-6332

Broward County Court 201 Southeast 6th Street Fort Lauderdale FL 33301 954-831-6565

Find Fort Lauderdale Court Records

Fort Lauderdale Courts maintain records on all legal actions taken in Fort Lauderdale, FL, which can include court cases, legal filings, and court docket information. These public records are open and available upon request in Fort Lauderdale. In order to locate the correct court record, you will need to know which Fort Lauderdale Court heard the case. Legal actions are divided between Fort Lauderdale Criminal Courts and Fort Lauderdale Civil Courts.

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Records

Criminal Courts in Fort Lauderdale, FL maintain records on felony and misdemeanor cases, including homicides, sexual assaults, DUIs, property crimes, drug charges, and other criminal charges. These criminal records often include Fort Lauderdale Police Department records, bond information, and personal information about the defendant.

Fort Lauderdale Civil Court Records

Civil Courts at the Florida State level in Fort Lauderdale contain public records on legal actions that are not criminal in nature, including traffic accident reports, divorce proceedings, nonpayment claims following business transactions, consumer complaints, and product liability claims. Florida Civil Courts have records on Fort Lauderdale adoption, divorce, estate, bankruptcy, probate, and Fort Lauderdale Tax Court records. Some of these records may be sealed or partially redacted due to the sensitive information they contain.

Federal Civil Court Records in Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale Federal Civil Courts have records on business and personal bankruptcy cases, civil rights abuses, disputes among banks and financial institutions, interstate commerce claims, and any issue involving Federal government agencies. You can also obtain court records on Fort Lauderdale subpoenas, indictments, jury lists, summonses, warrants, writs, injunctions, foreclosures, and judgments from a Fort Lauderdale Court.

Contact Fort Lauderdale Courts

Once you have identified the court holding the documents you need, you can contact that court directly for court records. For Federal Courts in Fort Lauderdale, the National Archives Order Reproductions site provides an online search tool for court records. For local, Broward County Court, or Florida State Court records, you can file an application with the court's clerk or use an online database.