About Us

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court is to function as a team dedicated to our customers by preparing and maintaining accurate records, furnishing assistance in an understanding and compassionate manner, and providing services with competence, professionalism, and courtesy in compliance with laws, rules and regulations.

Duties of the Clerk

Jackson Clerk SealJackson County's Clerk of Courts has three major responsibilities: Clerk of the Circuit and County Courts; County Recorder; and Clerk, Accountant, and Auditor to the Board of County Commissioners. The Clerk of the Circuit Court is the ex-officio Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners, auditor, recorder, and custodian of all county funds. The Clerk is the chief financial officer for the county and serves as the county comptroller and treasurer. As Clerk to the Board, the office maintains all records pertaining to official county activities. This includes minutes of the County Commission Board meetings, copies of ordinances, and all other official county documents. As Accountant and Auditor to the Board, the Clerk is charged with keeping records and making required reports of all monies received and disbursed by the Board. The Clerk is also responsible for investing surplus county funds. The Clerk is elected for a four-year term with no limit on the number of terms.

Online Services

MyFloridaCounty.com Logo and page link (External Link)

MyFloridaCounty.com is a service of Florida's Clerks of Court. The website provides several online services that are fast, convenient and secure. Click on the links below to access the services which are also available en español.

 

Click here to Search and Order Official Records OnlineSearch and Order Official Records

Official Records are documents required or authorized to be recorded in one general series called "Official Records". Search thousands of records across counties, all in one place. Frequently ordering records? Create an account for streamlined checkout. Records can also be purchased online.

 

Click here to Pay Traffic Citations OnlinePay Traffic Citations

Pay securely by credit card (Visa, Mastercard, AMEX or Discover) or debit card. Elect to attend or decline traffic school during the payment process.

 

 

Click here to Pay Child Support Online Pay Child Support

Non-custodial parents and employers can pay online with a credit card or direct debit from a bank account. Inquiry on a case’s payment history is also available online.

 

 

MyFloridaRemit.comAvoid the hassle of sending child support checks each month and pay online. Use MyFloridaRemit.com for all child support payments made using the electronic check (e-check) payment method. The services are also available en español.

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Other Clerk of Court Services

Search Court RecordsSearch Court Records online

Perform a public county search of court records online.

 

eFiling Portal logoState of Florida ePortal Site

The Florida ePortal web site provides eFiling and eRecording capability to users with a single statewide login. Users may utilize the ePortal web interface to submit documents to Clerks and Recorders.

 My Florida Clerks logo and site link (External Link)

Find information about the Courts, public records, research how to file a small claims case or find an official record.

The Clerk's office performs nearly 1,000 different constitutional and statutory functions or duties, representing the broadest and most diverse mantle of responsibility of any locally elected official. Find out more about the many things we do and the many ways we can help you at MyFloridaClerks.com