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Click here for statewide e-Portal resources for Florida lawyers.

Effective  April 1, 2013, per the Florida Supreme Court (SC 11-399), mandatory electronic filing was in effect for all attorneys filing documents in civil, probate, small claims, and family law matters at the trial court level. Effective October 1, 2013, manadatory electronic filing was in effect for filing documents in criminal court. Please go to the Florida Courts e-Filing Portal for more information.

Register for e-Filing on the statewide e-Portal!
Effective September 20, 2013  the Sarasota Clerk and Comptroller began accepting electronic filings through the Florida statewide e-Portal. To file through the Florida Courts e-Filing portal, go to www.myflcourtaccess.com, or click here to register.

Register to Access ClerkNet!
ClerkNet is an Internet-accessible, secure website that allows access to public case files (excluding confidential files). Users can access and view a wide range of court records online, from any electronic device with Internet access--from your office, home or portable device.

How do I sign up for ClerkNet?
To request access to ClerkNet, click here to register as a new user. You will receive an email confirmation when your access has been activated. Pursuant to Florida Supreme Court Administrative Order AOSC 07-49: In Re: Revised Interim Policy on Electronic Release of Court Records, ClerkNet access is limited to members of the Florida Bar Association.

How does ClerkNet work?
Clerknet uses the latest software technology, allowing the Clerk and Comptroller to provide a secure and highly flexible search application. Document and image files within the Sarasota Clerk and Comptroller's Case Management System  are available for viewing, with the exception of confidential and sealed records. Civil case documents prior to 2001, criminal case documents prior to 2002 and any other records that do not fall within the parameters of imaged documents may not be available for online viewing.

What is the Case Watch notification feature?
ClerkNet offers registered attorneys the option of receiving notifications of subsequent filings in a case of their interest. Once the "subscribe to email alerts" feature is selected when the user views a case, email notifications will be sent any time a new filing is added to the case. Users can also unsubscribe to these alerts should their interest in the case change. 

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