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Juan Fernandez-Barquin
Clerk of the Court and Comptroller
Miami-Dade County


When ordering certified copies, fees and other service charges will apply. If you do not know the year/case number, an additional search fee of $2 per year, per name will be added for every year searched for all documents.

Accepted methods of payment:
  • Online: Visa, Discover, Mastercard or American Express
  • By mail: cashier check or money order payable to Clerk of the Courts
  • In person: cash, Visa, Discover, Mastercard, American Express, cashier check or money order

Personal checks are not accepted.


You can request certified copies online, by mail or in person.

Request by Mail
Mail to:
Lawson E. Thomas Courthouse Center
Family Court / Correspondence
175 NW 1st Avenue, 12th Floor
Miami, FL 33128

Please include with your request:
  • Case number or book & page
  • Year of case
  • Names of parties involved
  • Self-addressed stamped envelope
  • Fee: $1 per page, $2 per document for the certification

Request in Person
To request a certified copy, visit:
Lawson E. Thomas Courthouse Center
Family Court
175 NW 1st Avenue, 14th Floor
Miami, FL 33128
You can also visit any of the district court locations.

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