Recent Updates

09/18/19
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...
08/23/19
General Information Where can I get a petition? By selecting the VAB Petition Packet. Petitions are also available through the Department of Revenue http://floridarevenue.com/property/Pages/VAB.aspx or Hernando County Property Appraiser www.co.hernando.fl.us/pa. How much does it cost? There is a $...
05/06/19
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 (All...
05/01/19
Tax Deed Sale - Disclaimer Please read the following disclaimer(s) prior to viewing the associated records. Hernando County Clerk, Doug Chorvat 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...
04/10/19
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...
03/16/19
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...
03/15/19
Welcome to the Traffic Division! Looking for information on a traffic citation? Search our online records. Please note: the information on this page only applies to civil traffic citations (also known as traffic tickets or infractions).   All criminal traffic citations (DUI, Driving w/license ...
01/07/19
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...
01/07/19
Born and raised in Hernando County, Doug graduated from Hernando High School in 1995 with High Honors, where he was a member of the BETA Club and the National Honor Society.  After high school, he went on to attend the University of South Florida where he attained a Bachelor of Science in...
10/03/18
A general informational packet explaining the Tenant Eviction Filing process can be found here.   A landlord may file a Complaint for Eviction and Damages when the tenant fails to: Pay rent within 3 days of receiving a Three Day Notice to Pay or Vacate Comply with a Seven Day Notice of Curable...
09/28/18
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...
08/24/18
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...
08/17/18
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. The fee for a marriage license is $86.00 and there...
05/02/18
The legislature has established a centralized location for collection and disbursement of child support payments known as the State of Florida Disbursement Unit. For information regarding payments you may contact them at (877)769-0251. To make payments online or to look up the last five payments...
04/02/18
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...
02/12/18
  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...
01/03/18
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...
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
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...