The dependency section of the Clerk’s Office handles cases regarding children who are abused, abandoned, neglected, at risk or children in need of services. Dependency clerks assign case numbers and court dates, prepare court dockets and attend hearings, issue summons and pick-up orders, and maintain and dispose of case files according to Florida Statutes.
No information may be released over the telephone. If you are a parent, guardian or attorney of record, you must present a picture I.D. to obtain information or view a juvenile case file. If you need further assistance, please visit the Judicial Center of the Hernando County Courthouse.
Please view the Informational Guide for further information.