How do you access the public records of Seminole County?


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To access the public records of Seminole County, Florida, use the Official Records Index search function on the Seminole County Clerk of Courts website. Search records by document type, name and document number. There are over 1,200,000 records on file as of 2015, all of which are in image format.

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Seminole County also maintains complete sets of official records at three sites: the Seminole Courthouse annex, the Oak Grove Shoppes in Altamonte Springs and the Wilshire Plaza in Casselberry. These records are available for in-person public viewing between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. from Monday to Friday. Recording Department personnel are available to assist any records seekers due to the extreme amount of documents on file.

Individuals can also request copies of documents from the Official Records Book by mail. The Official Records Book contains any records involving the sale, purchase, lease or lien of real estate in Seminole County. The book also includes certain court orders, tax liens, military service discharges, marriage licenses and petitions for bankruptcy. To request documents, send an Official Records Order From to the Recording Department with a check or money order payable to the Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller. The price is $1 per page or $2 per page for certified copies as of 2015.

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