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Broward County Court
Clerk of the Court

The Clerk of the Courts for Broward County is Howard C. Forman. The Office is comprised of approximately 870 employees, and serves approximately 1,300,000 residents. The various Divisions provide support to ninety judges, services to the general public, and other government agencies. The core services provided include: filing court proceedings; filing and retrieval of documents such as arrests, traffic citations, affidavits, marriage licenses and other court related documents; collection of court fees; creation of court dockets and notification of participants. The Broward County Court system is one of the largest in the state of Florida.

How do you take a traffic ticket to court in Broward County? In Broward County, if you want to fight a traffic ticket, it will be heard in County Court. The major cities of Broward County include: Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, and Pompano Beach. If you received a traffic ticket in Broward County you are not alone. Last year 530,052 traffic citations were issued in Broward County alone.

In order to find out more information about a traffic ticket, pay a civil traffic citation, or elect to attend a driver improvement course you can contact the Broward County Clerk of the Court at:

Broward County Clerk of the Court
201 SE 6th Street Room 130
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
(954) 831-6600


If your ticket number is not showing up in the Court system you may need to try back. It sometimes takes a few weeks for the issuing agency to submit the citation to the Clerk’s office. You have thirty (30) days to pay a traffic ticket, request a hearing, or elect traffic school.

Before paying a traffic citation, or electing traffic school you should discuss your case with an experienced traffic ticket attorney in Broward County. Paying your traffic tickets could result in points on your license, higher insurance rates, or possible even the suspension of your driver‘s license.

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