Court Services

The Taylor County Clerk’s Office is responsible for overseeing various departments that deal with the Circuit and County court systems. All departments within the Clerk’s office can be reached at (850) 838-3506. Phone number extensions and email addresses (if applicable) for each department are provided for each department listed below. Additional information about the Taylor County Jury process is available by clicking on the Jury link.

Jury Department
Find information about summons from the Clerk’s Office and performing jury duty. (850) 838-3507

Foreclosure Sales
Inquire here about attending, bidding, and purchasing from foreclosure sales conducted by the Clerk’s Office. Ext. 110 or 108

Circuit Civil/Family Law Enforcement
Inquire here about Circuit Civil – general court cases involving money amounts more than $15,000 and Family law cases relating to family matters Ext. 110 or 108

County Civil Department
Inquire here about filing court cases less than $15,000, Small Claims Court and Evictions. Ext. 109

Domestic Violence
Inquire here for information about filing for an injunction for protection against another person. Ext. 109 or 110

Juvenile Department
Inquire here about court cases involving minors. Note: most juvenile records are confidential. Ext. 109

Mental Health Department
Inquire here about the Baker Act (mental) or Marchman Act (alcohol or drugs). Ext. 110 or 108

Misdemeanor/County Criminal Department
Inquire here about court cases involving minor crimes. Ext. 115

Felony/Circuit Criminal Department
Inquire here about court cases involving serious crimes such as grand theft or murder. Ext. 105 or 106

Child Support
Inquire here about payment information – receives and disburses child support payments in most cases. Ext. 104

Traffic Department
Inquire here about where to pay for your county traffic citations. Ext. 116

Probate & Guardianship Department
Inquire here about Information about estates, wills, guardians for minors and incapacitated persons. Ext. 110 or 109