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JUVENILE INFORMATION

      The Juvenile Division will only provide information regarding Juvenile cases to the Juvenile, the Juvenile’s parents or legal guardian, or the Juvenile’s "Attorney of Record".

      For access to information in a court file, the requesting person must come into  the Juvenile Division Office with personal identification including a picture.

Most Dependency court proceedings are open to the public.

Juvenile Delinquency court proceedings are open to the public.

      The Clerk's Juvenile Division processes records dealing with Delinquency and Dependency cases, involving people under 18 years of age.

      All Delinquency and Dependency records are confidential.

The only parties who may inspect a juvenile file without a court order are:

  • Child

  • Parents

  • Attorneys

  • Guardian ad litem

  • Law enforcement agencies

  • Department of Children and Families and its designees,

  • Department of Juvenile Justice and its designees,

  • Parole Commission,

  • Department of Corrections.

      As mandated by Florida Law, we cannot give out any information over the phone or on the Internet about any juvenile case. To view the court file, the authorized person must come to our office with photograph identification.

Delinquency
Cases involve juveniles who have been accused of committing a crime.

Dependency
Cases are established when children have been abused, abandoned, or neglected.

 

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