Recent Updates

12/11/17
Jury service is essential to the functioning of our judicial system and to the operation of our entire system of government. Jurors perform the crucial task of deciding the case upon the evidence which the lawyers present and by applying to that evidence the law upon which the judge instructs them...
12/11/17
Note:  Credit card and debit card transactions shall incur an additional 3.5% service charge. Circuit Civil Fees  Upon the Filing of a Civil Action that Exceeds $15,000 or proceedings in the Circuit Court, the Plaintiff shall pay a fee of $400.00 Civil Action Cross-Claim, Counter Claim or...
11/28/17
General Information Where can I get a petition? By selecting the VAB Petition Packet. Petitions are also available through the Department of Revenue www.myflorida.com/dor/property or Hernando County Property Appraiser www.co.hernando.fl.us/pa. How much does it cost? There is a $15 petition filing...
11/01/17
Subscription Service Information The Hernando County Clerk's Office offers additional site features to individuals entering subscriber agreements. A simple registration process is required to become a subscriber. Official Records Subscriptions The Clerk offers an Official Records Subscription which...
11/01/17
A passport is necessary when traveling out of the jurisdiction of the United States.   Instant Passport Photos We are pleased to announce that we now provide instant photos to accompany the application for U.S. Passport form. Customers may take advantage of this convenient service at the Government...
11/01/17
To obtain a marriage license both parties must complete a marriage application (Marriage Kiosk link below) and must be 18 years of age or older and provide proof of their age, identification in the form of a driver's license, state ID, or passport.  If the applicants are 16 or 17 years of age they...
11/01/17
Rules for Recorded Documents Since changes cannot be made once an instrument is recorded, please do the following when preparing instruments for recording: Use clear, black print or typing for best reproduction or photographing; Reserve a 3-inch square at the top right-hand corner of the first page...
11/01/17
Tax Certificate Sales The tax certificate sale is handled by the Tax Collector's Office; should you have questions, please contact their office at (352)754-4180.  A tax certificate represents a tax lien on a property; it does not convey title to the land.  A tax certificate sale for all items...
10/31/17
  Duties of Financial Services Authority for Responsibility Section 1.(d), Article VIII, State Constitution, provides that "the Clerk of the Circuit Court shall be ex officio clerk of the Board of County Commissioners, auditor, recorder and custodian of all county funds." The Finance Department of...
09/22/17
Main Office: Hernando County Courthouse Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Phone: 352-754-4201 (Automated Attendant) Address: 20 N. Main Street, Brooksville FL 34601     Spring...
07/27/17
Public records held by the Clerk of Circuit Court & Comptroller are available upon request for inspection or copying pursuant to Chapter 119, Florida Statutes.   For public records requests pursuant to Florida Statute 119.07, you can make your request in a variety of ways:   By Email: Public...
06/05/17
Please read the following disclaimer(s) prior to viewing the associated records. DISCLAIMER To provide the public with important information regarding the operations and services of the Clerk of the Circuit Court, the following web site has been compiled.  Every effort has been made to ensure that...
05/17/17
Audit Services is an independent appraisal function within the office of the Hernando County Clerk of Circuit Court and Comptroller. The internal auditors report directly to the Clerk and Comptroller and provide independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and...
05/03/17
Case Search To search for criminal court cases, please click here.   General Criminal Information There are three different types of criminal cases. Circuit Felony (CF) – any crime punishable by a prison sentence. This category also includes more serious traffic offenses such as fleeing law...
05/01/17
  Before you get started, you will need: Your case number or your citation number Total amount(s) due (Shows under Financial Summary on the case) Don't have that info? Click the button below to search our records. Search Our Records Also Please Note: You are responsible for all amounts due...
03/14/17
A Baker Act Petition will initiate an emergency pickup and evaluation for persons who are mentally ill and refuse to seek treatment and are a danger to themselves and/or others.  A Marchman Act Petition is filed to obtain a court order for substance abuse treatment when the Respondent has refused...
03/14/17
  Probate The Probate Division maintains the files on probate estates, wills and trusts.  Probating an estate is the legal process provided for by Florida Law, which determines the value of a deceased persons property and its distribution to heirs.  Probate is necessary whenever a deceased person...
03/14/17
Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Clerk of Circuit Court for Hernando County.  The Clerk of Circuit Court is an independently elected Constitutional Officer and Clerk employees are not employees of Hernando County. All employees at the Clerk's Office are at-will employees...
09/13/16
The Clerk's Office is responsible for conducting foreclosure sales in accordance with Chapter 45, F.S.  Sales are held immediately outside of Room 245 of the Hernando County Courthouse, 20 N. Main Street, Brooksville at 11:00 AM ET every Tuesday and Thursday (except on legal holidays).  A list of...
07/01/16
Tax Deed Sale - Disclaimer Please read the following disclaimer(s) prior to viewing the associated records. Hernando County Clerk, Don Barbee Jr. thanks you for visiting this site. Please take a minute to read the following: **NOTICE TO ALL BIDDERS** The high bidder is required to post with the...