Recent Updates

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...
09/07/17
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...
06/02/17
Case Search To search for court cases, please click here.   Want Attorney or Registered User Access? If you would like to request enhanced access to court records online, also referred to as Attorney or Registered User access, please complete the form below. You will need to sign, notarize and...
03/06/17
  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...
03/06/17
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...
07/21/16
The Clerk's Office is responsible for conducting foreclosure sales in accordance with Chapter 45, F.S.  Sales are held at 11:00 am every Tuesday and Thursday (except on legal holidays).  The Clerk's Office conducts the sale via public auction on the Internet at the listed website, www.hernando....
06/16/16
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...
06/07/16
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...
06/07/16
Subscriptions Include: Case Data - Misdemeanor/Criminal Felony/Criminal Traffic/Traffic cases Traffic Infractions Filed Index Traffic DDS Elections Index Official Records Weekly Index    Download information: File Layout The Clerk Data subscription does not include images. If you have questions...
06/04/16
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...
06/03/16
If you own or manage living accommodations for a period of six months or less, you are required (by Florida Statute and County Ordinance 92-06) to collect the 5% Hernando County Tourist Development Tax and remit it to the Hernando County Board of County Commissioners. Rentals longer than six months...
05/20/16
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...
05/20/16
Note:  Credit card and debit card transactions shall incur an additional 3.5% service charge.   Family Law Fees  Dissolution of Marriage (Divorce) Fees   Dissolution, Marriage $408.00 Counter Petition for Dissolution of Marriage (When the original case is not already a dissolution) $392.50...
05/20/16
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...
05/17/16
View Forms & Documents Do we have to have an attorney? An attorney is not required.  If you or your spouse have any legal concerns or questions, you should consult an attorney.  The Clerk's office cannot give you legal advice.   Where can we file a divorce? A divorce may be filed with the Clerk...
05/17/16
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...
05/17/16
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...
05/17/16
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...
05/17/16
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...