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The Clerk & Comptroller protects and maintains Palm Beach County's Official Records, Court Records and County Government Meeting Records.

Court Records

The Clerk & Comptroller is responsible for safeguarding and protecting the integrity of all Palm Beach County court records.


Minutes from Palm Beach County government meetings.

Official Records

Official Records include court judgments, deeds, liens, marriage licenses, mortgages, plats and tax deeds.

Property Fraud Alert

Property Fraud Alert is a free service to help you protect your property from fraud by monitoring the documents being recorded in the Official Records of the Clerk & Comptroller's office.

Public Records Privacy

Find information about protecting your privacy in public records.


Documents are “recorded” and become Official Records of Palm Beach County.

Records Research & Copies

The Clerk & Comptroller's Records Service Center assists the public in searching for documents recorded in the Official Record Books of Palm Beach County.

Tax Deeds

Genealogy Research

Genealogy researchers can typically find court records, mortgages, deeds, as well as marriage and divorce records through the Clerk & Comptroller’s office if the ancestor lived in Palm Beach County.

Pursuant to 119.12 (2), F.S., the custodian of public records is Tara Ramos, 561-355-2996 or