The Lee County, Florida, Clerk of Court, which is located in Fort Myers, Florida, provides a broad array of services to the public, including maintaining court records, publishing the court calendar, administering tax deed sales and publishing statistics, as of November 2015. The Lee County Clerk of Court also maintains a Cape Coral branch, and the telephone numbers and addresses for both locations are available by clicking on the Contact Us tab at the Clerk of Court home page.
Services provided by the Clerk of Court are assessable by clicking on the desired topic in the left sidebar of the clerk’s home page or by clicking on any of the tabs at the top of the clerk’s home page. The FAQ tab at the top of the home page provides good general information such as how to contact the clerk’s office, how to get a message to a judge, and where to find a copy of an ordinance or information about how to become a permanent resident of Florida.
The Cape Coral branch provides fewer services than the main office in Fort Myers. At the Cape Coral branch, the clerk’s office accepts payments for traffic infractions, violations of municipal and county ordinances, misdemeanor fines and probation payments. Official records may be accessed at the Cape Coral branch only by using a public workstation. Civil cases and other court filings, including probate cases, may only be handled at the Fort Myers office.