Juvenile Cases Fees & Costs

Juvenile Fees & Costs (Authority: Chapter 28.24, Florida Statutes)

All fees are subject to legislative changes.
Fee Type
Application fee for determination of indigence in dependency or delinquency cases for appointment of a
Public Defender (granted or not)
Petitions for dependency (unless exempt by statute)
Restitution payments, per payment
Sealing any court file or expungement of any record
Subpoena Issuance (sign and seal only), per subpoena
Subpoena Preparation and Issuance for a witness (includes prepare, sign, and seal), per subpoena

Payments Options:

Acceptable forms of payment for fees and costs are:

  • Bank check
  • Cash
  • Credit/Debit Card - All debit/credit transactions will incur a 3.5% transaction fee charged by MyFloridaCounty.
    • American Express
    • Discover
    • MasterCard
    • Visa
  • In-state business check
  • Money order
  • Personal in-state check with proper identification

All payments for fees and costs must be remitted in U.S. currency. Do not send cash through the mail.

Payments by check or money order:

Payments submitted by check or money order must be made payable to:
Nikki Alvarez-Sowles, Clerk & Comptroller