October 28, 2020
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Courts

The Holmes 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 850-547-1100.

Departments

Jury Department

Find information about summons from the Clerk’s Office and performing jury duty.

Foreclosure Sales

Inquire here about attending, bidding, and purchasing from foreclosure sales conducted by the Clerk’s Office.

Circuit Civil Division

Inquire here about Circuit Civil – general court cases involving money amounts more than $15,000.

Family Law

Inquire here about Family Law Cases. The Clerk’s office may not give any legal advice. If you have any other questions, seek the advice of an attorney. By getting an attorney’s advice you will protect yourself more effectively.

County Civil Department

Inquire here about filing court cases less than $15,000 and Small Claims Court. The County Civil Division handles small claims actions in which damages being sought for a total of up to $8,000 and civil actions in which the damages being sought or the matter in controversy total $8,000.01 to $30,000.

Landlord and Tenant Rights

Inquire here if you are a tenant having a problem with your landlord or a landlord who needs to evict a tenant.

Court DIY Documents

Provides a quick and easy to use online platform for filing and managing court documents.

Juvenile Department

The jurisdiction of Juvenile Court Records includes cases applicable to a child eighteen (18) years and under.

Probate Department

Inquire here about information about estates, wills, guardians for minors, incapacitated persons, and the Baker Act (mental) or Marchman Act (alcohol or drugs).

Criminal Department (Felony, Misdemeanor, and Criminal Traffic)

Inquire here about court cases involving minor crimes, court cases involving serious crimes such as grand theft or murder.

Court Ordered Payments/Collections

Inquire here about the role of the Collection Agency and fines imposed at sentencing.

Child Support

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

Traffic Department

Inquire here about where to pay for your county traffic citations.