Posted in Court Info on July 16, 2020
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There are two types of civil courts in Florida. Circuit Court is a larger court that hears civil cases worth over $30,000. County Courts hear cases worth $30,000 or less.
In Broward County, Circuit Civil Court is found in the Central Courthouse. The County Courts can be found at the Central, North, South, and West Courthouses, depending on the judge you will be seeing and the specifics of your case.
There are four civil courthouses in Broward County: Central Courthouse, North Courthouse, South Courthouse, and West Courthouse. The contact information and parking options for each court varies, but each courthouse is open from 8 AM to 3:30 PM, excluding holidays and special circumstances.
The Central Courthouse holds the Circuit Civil Court of the 17th District and the County Civil Court for the Central Region of Broward County.
The Central Courthouse is just South of New River, at the corner of SE 3rd Avenue and SE 6th Street. There is both public and private pay parking in the streets surrounding the courthouse. There are also a variety of bus stops available within walking distance of court.
Courtrooms: 4th Floor, Room: 04130 (Circuit); 3rd Floor, Room: 03170 (County)
The North Courthouse holds a satellite County Civil Court for the Northern Region of Broward County.
The North Courthouse is just west of the train tracks. Parking surrounds the building, and there are bus and train stations within walking distance.
Phone Number: 954-831-1209
The South Courthouse holds the satellite County Civil Court for the Southern Region of Broward County.
The South Courthouse is east of Presidential Circle, and across the street from Walgreens. There is parking surrounding the building, as well as several bus stops within walking distance.
Phone Number: 954-831-0353
The West Courthouse holds the Satellite County Civil Court for the Western Region of Broward County.
The West Courthouse is across the street from the Westside Regional Medical Center, and just north of the West Regional Library. There is parking surrounding the building, along with a bus terminal in walking distance.
Phone Number: 954-831-2339
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