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.
National Abuse Hotline - 1-800-422-4453
Florida Abuse Hotline - 1-800-962-2873
Hernando Visitation Center - 352-796-7024
Juvenile Delinquency of the Court Services Department is located within the Family Law Division on the 2nd floor of the Hernando County Courthouse, 20 North Main Street in Brooksville.
Please note that delinquency records are maintained as confidential under Florida Law and no information on delinquency cases may be released over the telephone.
If you are the juvenile, parent, guardian, or attorney of record, you MUST present a picture I.D. to obtain information or view a juvenile case file.
Department of Juvenile Justice: (352)754-6684