The Clerk of the Circuit Court is pleased to provide electronic filing services. E-filing offers customers a quick, easy, and cost-effective way to file new cases, and to file on an existing case.
Effective April 1, 2013, per the Florida Supreme Court (SC 11-399), mandatory electronic filing will be in effect for all attorneys filing documents in civil, probate, small claims, and family law matters at the trial court level. Please go to the Florida Courts e-Filing Portal at www.myflcourtaccess.com for more information.
Register for e-Filing Today!
- Complete and return an e-Filing Registration Form to the Clerk of the Circuit Court.
- By mail: P.O. Box 3079, Sarasota, FL 34230-3079
- By fax: (941) 316-1340
- By email: email@example.com
- To set up an escrow account with the Clerk of the Circuit Court, complete and return a Receipt Depositor Escrow Account Application & Authorization Form, with your deposit, to Clerk of the Circuit Court, Attn: Fiscal Department, P.O. Box 3079, Sarasota, FL 34230-3079.
- If you chose a credit card as your payment option, please note that effective June 21, 2010, all credit card transactions are subject to a 3.5% fee charged by a third-party payment processor (MyFloridaCounty.com). All e-file documents paid for by credit card (new cases and subsequent filings) are subject to this additional fee. This fee is not assessed by the Clerk of the Circuit Court.
Register to Access ClerkNet
Once an attorney is registered with an active e-filing account, they are eligible to use ClerkNet, an internet-accessible, secure website that allows access to public case files (excluding confidential files). Access to ClerkNet and use of the program requires an active Bar Association membership number.
To request access to ClerkNet, click on the ClerkNet Login link at the top left of this page 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.
Step By Step Instructions
How to E-file a new case initiation
How to E-file documents in an existing case