This division, in cooperation with the State of Florida Disbursement Unit (SDU), acts as the central depository for
receiving, recording, reporting, monitoring and disbursing alimony and child support payments, in accordance with
Florida Statutes, Section 61.181. Florida law also directs that the Clerk of the Circuit Court process liens for nonpayment of support.
Additionally, the section processes court cases filed by the Department of Revenue, Office of Child Support
Enforcement, and assists the judiciary during related court proceedings.
Child Support Fees
Most fees may be paid by check, money order, or credit card. Payment should be made payable to Neil Kelly, Clerk of the Circuit Court. In some cases, credit card payment is not accepted.
|Filing cross-claim, counterclaim, or third-party complaint
|Fee for alimony or child support is 4% of payment but not less than $1.00 nor more than $5.25
||4% not to exceed $5.25
|Issuing each summons
|Filing Notice of Appeal: Circuit Court to District Court of Appeal
1.Payment to Clerk of the Circuit Court
2.Payment to Clerk of District Court of Appeal
|For preparing, numbering and indexing an original record of Appellate Proceedings, per instrument
|For examining, comparing, correcting, verifying, and certifying transcripts of Appellate Proceedings prepared by someone other than the Clerk, per page
Frequently Asked Questions
Social Security Number, Bank Account, Debit, Charge, or Credit Card Number -- Any person preparing or filing a
court document should not include a social security number or a complete bank account, debit, charge, or credit card
number in such document, unless required by law or court rule, or necessary to the adjudication of the case... View Complete Notice