Harvey Ruvin - Clerk of the Courts - Miami-Dade County, Florida

Landlord / Tenant Disputes


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Landlord / Tenant disputes must be filed in the geographical district where the property is located, which includes our downtown location and our district court. The Clerk's Office can assist you in determining the correct district.

Contact The Florida Division of Consumer Services at 1-800-435-7352 for a copy of the Florida Statute (Chapter 83) and/or a brochure on the Florida Residential Landlord/Tenant Act.

The Miami-Dade Police Department, Court Services Bureau - Civil Process Section provides helpful information on residential evictions for non-­payment of rent.