Family Court Division
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The Family Court Division of the Miami-Dade County Clerk's Office handles Domestic Relations and Probate cases.
We are pleased to announce the implementation of ordering Certified Copies of Probate Documents on-line. Please visit the Civil, Family and Probate Courts Online System, to facilitate your Probate Certified Copies request.
Domestic Relations categories for cases are:
Notice - Non-Criminal Justice Applicant’s Privacy Rights
Pursuant to the FBI Compact Council Agency Privacy Requirements for Non-Criminal Justice Applicants, the Clerk of Courts as an “Official” must provide the applicant of a Name Change Petition with written Notice of the usage of his/her fingerprints. As such, this Notice serves to inform all applicants pursuing a Name Change that your fingerprints will be used to check the criminal history records of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
Probate categories for cases are:
The Court can also help you petition to Baker Act a loved one (have a person taken to a receiving facility for a psychiatric examination).
Please visit the Statewide Public Guardianship Office for more information about Guardianship.
For the "Attorney of Record" Contact Us form, click here.