Pasco County Court Information
The judicial functions and duties of the Pasco County Court are the responsibility of the Pasco County Clerk of Court. It is a general jurisdiction court of the county and hears different types of cases including civil, criminal, probate, juvenile, family matters and so on.
Pasco Court is divided into a number of sub-sections for better dissemination of judicial duties. The Civil Department operating under the court takes up civil cases where the amount in controversy is between $5,000 and $15,000. The civil cases under the jurisdiction of this court include foreclosure, breach of contract, product liability, auto negligence, miscellaneous writs, landlord/tenant eviction cases, and such others.
Pasco County Clerk of Court: Departments
The Pasco County Clerk of Court also handles small claims cases involving disputes up to $5,000. Along with these probate cases, guardianships and such cases are also heard at this court. Preliminary hearings of criminal misdemeanor cases are also conducted at the Pasco Court. The different sections working under the Pasco County Court are as follows:
Juvenile Department: This department handles juvenile dependency as well as delinquency cases. The department location is 7530 Little Road, New Port Richey, FL 34654, Suite 104, and Contact No: (727) 847-8178. The mailing address is P.O. Box 338
New Port Richey, FL 34656-0338. If you want to know about the juvenile case fee structure you can visit http://www.pascoclerk.com/public-courts-juvenile.asp for detailed information.
Traffic Violations Bureau: This section deals with all civil and criminal traffic violations in the county. It is also responsible for the collection of fines, assistance in driver improvement programs, and arranging for court dates in case of contest of an infraction violation. You can pay your traffic fines in person or using online sources. The contact information, online payment option and the Traffic Fine Schedule are all available from http://www.pascoclerk.com/public-courts-traffic.asp.
Family Law Courts: These are responsible in matters with regard to familial bonds and the following categories are within their jurisdiction:
· Dissolution of marriage: All information with regard to the particular cases is available at http://www.pascoclerk.com/public-courts-diss-marriage.asp.
· Child Support: You can find all details pertaining to these cases at http://www.pascoclerk.com/public-courts-child-support.asp.
· Protective Injunctions: All information related to domestic, repeat, dating, and sexual violence can be found at http://www.pascoclerk.com/public-courts-protective-injunctions.asp.
· Florida Putative Father Registry: Find all information with regard to this from http://www.pascoclerk.com/public-courts-putative-father-registry.asp.
Pasco County Court: Court File Viewing
The court files of Pasco County Court are preserved and updated by the court. This is done at the following locations:
East Pasco Records Retention Center
File Management Department
38319 McDonald Street
Dade City, FL 33525
Contact No: (352) 521-4489
West Pasco Records Retention Center
File Management Department
8901 Government Drive
New Port Richey, FL 34653
Contact No: (727) 847-8962
For details about the Pasco County Court file viewing services available and the fee structure visit http://www.pascoclerk.com/public-courts-court-file-viewing.asp.
Pasco County Clerk of Court Records Online
You can also access Pasco County Clerk of Court records online. For this you need to fill out a form at http://www.pascoclerk.com/public-online-services-forms-courts-records-search.asp. The search criteria, in case of a search by name, includes the full name of the individual, the social security number, date of birth, date of case filing, type of case and similar information. In a search by case number you need to fill in the fields of case type, case number and case filing year.