The Clerk & Comptroller maintains the records for all criminal court cases filed in Palm Beach County, as well as collects and disburses court fines, fees and assessments. Many criminal court records may be searched online.
See Also: Traffic Violations
A bond is a promise to the court that a person charged with a crime will appear for their future court dates and remain within the jurisdiction of the court.
Circuit Criminal maintains the records for all felony cases (including, but not limited to, homicide, robbery, burglary, sex offenses, forgery, child abuse and drugs) filed in Palm Beach County.
County Criminal processes cases and paperwork dealing with parking tickets; animal, marine and traffic infractions; and county and municipal ordinances and misdemeanors.
Find upcoming criminal court dates by searching eCaseView, our online case viewing system.
Call 561.355.2994 to pay by phone, apply online for a payment plan, mail payments or pay in person. Payments are also accepted in person at our courthouse locations or by mail.
The Circuit Criminal Department handles all appeals from convictions and court rulings from Circuit Criminal Court and County Criminal Court in Palm Beach County.
Forms and instructions for filing a Petition to Seal or a Petition to Expunge are available for a nominal fee from the Clerk & Comptroller's Self Service Center.