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Duval County Clerk of the Circuit and County Courts

Ronnie Fussell - Assumed Office 2013

Misdemeanor - General Information

The Misdemeanor Department's objective is to serve the Judiciary, the Bar,and the public. The Department processes all cases where an individual is charged with a misdemeanor offense, whether violation of the State of Florida Statutes or Municipal Ordinances. The Department processes all non-arrested misdemeanor charges, violations of civil municipal, municipal, civil, or criminal ordinances, and civil juvenile tobacco violations. In additions, all fines and fees assessed by the court for the above violations are collected and tracked by the Misdemeanor Department.

If you have a question or would like more information, please consult our list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ). We can be reached at (904) 255-2000 from 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday - Friday, and are located in Room 1229 at the Duval County Courthouse, 501 West Adams Street, Jacksonville, Florida 32202.

IMPORTANT: Confidential Information within Court Filings - Effective October 1, 2010

Effective October 1, 2010 any paper filed with the court that contains confidential information (social security numbers, bank account numbers, credit card numbers, etc.) must be accompanied by a new form called “NOTICE OF CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION WITHIN COURT FILING”. The information entered on this form will indicate the type of confidential data being filed and its’ precise location within the document being filed. This requirement is a result of an amendment by the Florida Supreme Court to Rule 2.420 of the Florida Rules of Judicial Administration. To access the interactive form click here.

Frequently Asked Questions -

  • When is my next court date?
  • How can I change my Court Date?
  • What will happen if I fail to appear for an established court date?
  • Where are the judges' offices located?
  • How can I obtain information concerning a case?
  • How can I press charges against someone?
  • What is the balance due on my court costs/fines for my case?
  • When will I get my restitution money?
  • What if I can't pay my fine?
  • I have moved. What information should I provide the Clerk of Courts?
  • May I attend a criminal trial?
  • What is an arraignment?
  • How can I get a "criminal records search/background check & letter" and how much does it cost?
  • I would like an attorney but can't afford one. What can I do?
  • I am a witness in a case. How can I obtain information concerning the case?
  • How can I get my cash bond refunded?
  • How do I file an appeal?

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