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  • Appeals /Court-Services/Appeals

    Description: The Appeals Department receives, prepares, processes and maintains Appeals for the County and Circuit Courts of the Clerk's office. The appellate court is part of the judicial system that is responsible for hearing and reviewing appeals from legal cases that have already been heard and ruled upon in lower courts. The appellate court does not listen to new evidence. It reviews the decisions made in the lower courts, the facts and applies the law to those facts.

  • HELP and Domestic Partnership Registry /Additional-Services/HELP-and-DPR

    Description: Do you have questions about the Hillsborough County Domestic Partnership Registry, how it differs from a city DPR, what form or affidavit you need to register, the benefit of registering with the Clerk, how the registry works, what if you get married or divorced or separate after registering, confidentiality, the rights and legal affect of a registered domestic partnership, the HELP (Health, Education and Life Planning) Registry, fees, and much more, this page will get you to the answers.

  • Foreign Marriage /Additional-Services/Marriage-License/Foreign-Marriage

    Description: Were you married in a foreign country or are you planning to marry in a foreign country? This page has information about foreign marriages.

  • Juvenile Delinquency /Court-Services/Juvenile-Delinquency

    Description: Do you have questions about criminal issues regarding juveniles -- any person under the age of 18 years? This page has the information you are looking for.

  • Juvenile Dependency /Court-Services/Juvenile-Dependency

    Description: The Juvenile Dependency page has answers to questions relating to juveniles who have been abandoned, abused, or neglected, surrendered for the purpose of adoption, or who are persistent runaways, habitually truant or ungovernable.

  • Preorder Case Files /Preorder-Case-Files

    Description: Preorder case files for Circuit Civil, County Civil, Family Law, Felony, and Misdemeanor through this page.

  • Before You Visit /Before-You-Visit

    Description: Before you visit the Clerk's Office in person, review the information on this page first. It might save you a visit or make you better prepared for your visit so you don't have to come back again.

  • Driver's License Suspension /Traffic/Traffic-Department/Drivers-License/Drivers-License-Suspension

    Description: Has your driver's license been suspended, are you wondering what to do to reinstate it, what are your options, what will all of this cost? Answers to these questions and more can be found on this page.

  • Points on Driver's License /Traffic/Traffic-Department/Drivers-License/Points-on-Drivers-License

    Description: Are you wondering about points on your driver's license, what points are for, how many points you get for certain violations, how you can keep points off your driver's license, how long points stay on your driver's license? Answers to these questions and more are on this page.

  • No Contest Plea /Traffic/Traffic-Department/No-Contest-Plea

    Description: What is a no contest plea? Why might I want to do make one? How do I make a no contest plea? All of the information you need to know about no contest pleas are located on this page.