Seminole County Clerk of Courts

Grant Maloy, Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller

Civil Actions Guidelines

WHAT KIND OF CASES ARE PROCESSED IN THE CIVIL DIVISION?

Circuit Civil cases are cases with claims in excess of $15,000. County Civil cases are cases with claims of more than $5,000, but less than $15,000.Small Claims cases are cases with claims of up to and including $5,000.

WHERE CAN I FILE A CIVIL CASE?

New civil cases may be filed at the following Clerk's Office locations:

Seminole County Courthouse, 301 N. Park Avenue, Sanford, Florida, 32771-1243

East Branch Office, 376 Wilshire Boulevard, Wilshire Plaza, Casselberry, Florida 32707

West Branch Office, 995 S.R. 434 North, #403, Oak Groves Shoppes, Altamonte Springs, Florida 32714

WHERE CAN I FILE SUBSEQUENT PLEADINGS?

Pleadings may be filed; Case numbers assigned; and, Summons issued at any Clerk's Office location.

ARE THERE ANY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR DOCUMENTS FILED?

There are several requirements imposed by laws, rules, and orders which are summarized here.

PLEADINGS/DOCUMENTS:

SUBPOENAS:

BONDS:

COURT REGISTRY:

REGISTRY OF COURT PAYMENTS:

As a matter of policy, the Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court will accept all manners and methods of payment (cash, check or money order) into the Registry of the Court. There are three exceptions:

Procedures

FAX COPIES:

MISCELLANEOUS:

MAIL:

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