Your Privacy

Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records.

If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.

Confidentiality for personal information from Court Documents.

Any person preparing or filing a court document should not include a social security number or a complete bank account, debit, charge, or credit card number in such document, unless required by law or court rule, or necessary to the adjudication of the case.

Any person, or his or her attorney or legal guardian, may request that the Clerk of the Circuit Court remove from an image or copy of a court document his or her social security number or complete bank account, debit, charge, or credit card number contained in a court document. Such request must be made in writing and delivered by mail, facsimile, electronic transmission, or in person to the Clerk of the Circuit Court. The request must specify the case number, the title of the document, and the identification page number of the document, which contains the number to be redacted. A fee will not be charged for the redaction of a social security number or a complete bank account, debit, charge, or credit card number pursuant to such a request.
Request redaction from Court Documents.

Confidentiality for personal information from Official Records.

On or after October 1, 2002, any person preparing or filing a record for recordation in the official records may not include a social security number or a bank account, debit, charge, or credit card number in such document unless required by law. Any person has a right to request a county recorder to remove from an image or copy of an official record placed on a county recorder's publicly available Internet website or on a publicly available Internet website used by a county recorder to display public records, or otherwise made electronically available to the general public, any social security number contained in an official record. Such request must be made in writing and delivered by mail, facsimile, or electronic transmission, or delivered in person, to the county recorder. The request must specify the identification page number that contains the social security number to be redacted. A fee may not be charged for the redaction of a social security number pursuant to such a request. Request redaction from official records..

Collection/Use/Reporting of Social Security Numbers, Pursuant to s. 119.071, Florida Statutes.

Florida law provides that an agency shall identify in writing the federal or state law governing the collection, use or release of social security numbers for each purpose for which the agency collects the social security numbers, and whether the collection of the individual's social security number is authorized or mandatory.

Court-Related Notice / Other Services Notice