Services at the Clearwater Courthouse


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315 Court Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
(727) 464-7000
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CLERK'S ACCOUNTING - Room 449

All revenue collected on court imposed fines and costs; revenue collected on payable non-criminal violations and municipal and county ordinances; copy fees, marriage license, traffic and other fees, recordation fees, and victim restitution funnel through this department for disbursement to individuals or other agencies.
(727) 464-7000


BOARD RECORDS - 5th Floor
Prepares and maintains minutes of the official meetings of the Board of County Commissioners and maintains
other records for governmental boards.
(727) 464-3458

Email: boardrecords@co.pinellas.fl.us


CIVIL COURT RECORDS - Room 170
Small Claims, County Civil and Circuit Civil cases are filed, processed and maintained in Civil Court Records. Within these three designated court areas there are multiple types of actions that can be filed including landlord/tenant actions, mortgage foreclosures, adoptions, medical malpractice suits, domestic and repeat violence, eminent domain (condemnation) cases, dissolution of marriage, child support and personal injury cases. Circuit Civil cases involve actions with monetary damages in excess of $15,000, County cases involve actions with monetary actions in excess of $5,000 but less than $15,000, and Small Claims cases are actions with less than $5,000 in damages.
(727) 464-7000

Email: circuitcivil@co.pinellas.fl.us

Civil Court Records Services Index


DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICES

Any person who is either the victim of domestic violence, or has reasonable cause to believe he or she is in imminent danger of becoming the victim of any act of domestic violence, has standing in the circuit court to file a sworn petition for an injunction for protection against domestic violence. You must appear in person at one of the Clerk's Office locations listed here to file for an Injunction for Protection. The staff in the Clerk of the Circuit Court's Office will assist you in completing the necessary paperwork to petition the court for an Injunction for Protection.
(727) 464-7000


MARRIAGE LICENSES & CEREMONIES

The Clerk of the Circuit Court is empowered to issue marriage licenses, perform marriage ceremonies, record marriage licenses and issue certified copies of licenses through the Recording Services department.
(727) 464-7000

Email: recording@co.pinellas.fl.us


PASSPORTS

The Clerk of the Circuit Court is one of the officials designated by the United States Secretary of State to accept passport applications and administer oaths for passport purposes through the Recording Services department.
(727) 464-7000

Email: recording@co.pinellas.fl.us


OFFICIAL RECORDS - Room 163

Records dating back to 1912, including land records and certain court documents, can be found in the Official Records Room. The Clerk's employees will assist in the use of resources and equipment. Many records are available on this website here.
(727) 464-7000

Email: recording@co.pinellas.fl.us.


PROBATE COURT RECORDS - Room 106

Files, processes and maintains all probate related case files and performs all audits required in guardianship cases. Handles all mental health cases.
(727) 464-3321
Email: probate@co.pinellas.fl.us.


RECORDING SERVICES - Room 150

Documents received for recording are scanned in to our system within 24 hours of receipt. Upon having a book and page assigned to these documents they are available, immediately for public view. Many records are available on this website here.
(727) 464-7000
Email: recording@co.pinellas.fl.us


TAX DEED SALES

A Tax Deed Sale is a public auction conducted by an employee of the Clerk of the Circuit Court. Properties are sold to the highest bidder to recover delinquent property tax. Online listings are available here.
(727) 464-2635

Email: recording@co.pinellas.fl.us