The jurisdiction of Juvenile Court Records includes the following cases applicable to a child eighteen (18) years and under.
***JUVENILE RECORDS ARE CONFIDENTIAL***
See Florida Statute 39.0132 in regards to the confidentiality of Dependency records.
See Florida Statute 985.04 in regards to the confidentiality of Delinquency records.
The following chapters govern Juvenile Proceedings
See Florida Statute 39. Proceedings Relating to Children.
See Florida Statute 985. Delinquency, Interstate Compact on Juveniles.
The Juvenile Department maintains the official records pertaining to all juvenile court pleadings and petitions in accordance with statutory requirements, giving special consideration to the confidential nature of these records.
The Juvenile Department works closely with Children and Family Services, the Judiciary, State Attorneys, Public Defender, Department of Juvenile Justice, law enforcement and other agencies in carrying out its mission. The Juvenile Department dockets all cases, attends court hearings, and maintains all of the required court records.
Information can not be given out over the telephone. You must appear in person with proper identification to receive information. The following people are authorized to receive information concerning a case.