Office Holiday Closure Notice: The Clerk's office will be closed on Monday, October 14 in observance of Columbus Day.


After hours payments on traffic or criminal cases that are not in collections will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays and  from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, October 14, via the nCourt payment system at 561-328-2463. Please have your citation, case or driver’s license number available when placing your call.


The E-Filing portal will be unavailable due to maintenance from 4 – 7 p.m. on Sunday, October 13. 


Operation Green Light: Get your driver's license back and save on fees for overdue traffic tickets and criminal court fines & fees on Saturday, October 19.



Probate of Estates FAQ

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Probate of Estates - (561) 355-2986

  • Probate of Estates

    • Do I need an attorney to file probate?

    • Do you need an attorney to deposit a will with the Clerk & Comptroller’s office?

    • Does the Clerk & Comptroller provide forms to file for probate?

    • I have a claim against a decedent’s (deceased) estate. How do I collect?

    • If I need to publish a Notice of Creditors, Notice of Administration, or Notice of Action, what publication should I use?

    • When and where should a will be filed?

    • Where should probate be filed?

    • Who gets your money if you do not leave a will?