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As we continue our recovery and cleanup efforts, please visit the Emergency website for the latest information on openings and closings in Miami-Dade County.

Court Services

Governmental Services Bureau's Court Services Section personnel do not provide legal advice. Section personnel will provide information on the requirements for the submission of process to the Section and the status of process already submitted to the Section for service. If legal advice is needed, you should contact an attorney of your choice.

Collecting a Judgment

Find out how to collect a judgment.

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Domestic Violence Injunctions

No one, not even someone you live with, has the right to beat you or threaten you with violence! Knowing your legal rights and other options is the first step toward ending the abuse! If you are being physically or sexually abused, threatened by a family or household member, or believe you are in danger of such abuse... get help! Learn more about domestic violence.

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The laws pertaining to residential tenancies are contained in Chapter 83 of the Florida State Statutes. The chapter sets forth the requirements a landlord must meet in order to legally evict a tenant. Find out more about evictions.

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Fees and Procedures on Court Services

Summons, 5-Day Summons, Eminent Domain, Injunctions, Notices, Writs of Garnishment, Rules to Show Cause, Notices of Tax Sale, Subpoenas, and all other types of Non-Enforceable process requiring service only. See fees and procedures.

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Frequently Asked Questions

See all Frequently Asked Questions.

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Payment Acceptance Policy

The Miami-Dade Police Department reserves the right to refuse to accept a particular form of payment in any case, or from any individual or company. If a question should arise, the decision of the Court Services Section is final. Payment can be made in the following forms:

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Sheriff's Sale Conditions

Conditions of a sale may not be modified once the sale has commenced. The sale is considered to have commenced once the pre-sale announcement is begun. At that point, the plaintiff may not cancel a sale or change the conditions of a sale.  Read more about Sale Conditions.

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