Under Florida law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email
address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic
email to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.

Pursuant to 119.12 (2), F.S., the custodian of public records is Hampton Peterson, 561.355.2996.

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Guidelines for Determining the Number of Search Fees

If the document you are recording contains a legal description, you do not pay a search fee. Each block or section of land in a metes and bounds description or a building, unit, lot tract, etc. constitutes a legal description. The abstract fee still applies.

Example: view a sample document containing a legal description.

If the document you are recording does NOT contain a legal description, but instead cites a book and page number reference or a Clerk’s File Number, you must pay a search fee. You must pay a search fee for each book and page number reference or Clerk's File Number cited in the document. The abstract fee still applies and is in addition to the search fee.

Example: view a sample document without a legal description but instead citing a book and page number reference and a Clerk’s File Number.


Contact Information

Main Courthouse:
(561) 355-2991
South County:
(561) 274-1588
North County:
(561) 624-6622
West County:
(561) 996-4843
Midwestern Communities Service Center:
(561) 784-1271 
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