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.



Small Claims FAQ

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Small Claims - (561) 355-2500

  • Small Claims - 1. General Information

    • Can I reduce my claim to $5,000 in order to bring a small claims case?

    • Do I need an attorney?

    • Who may file a claim or have a claim filed against them?

  • Small Claims - 2. Filing the Claim

    • How do I file my case?

    • What does it cost to file a small claims case?

    • What is the statute of limitations?

    • Where do I file my case?

  • Small Claims - 3. After the Case is Filed

    • Can I have a jury trial on my small claims case?

    • What do I do if the judgment is paid?

    • What happens after I file my small claims case?

  • Small Claims - 4. Appeals and Relief from Court Decisions

    • How long do I have to file?

    • What is an appeal?

  • Small Claims - 5. Fees