Clerk of Court and Comptroller
Welcome to the Lafayette County Clerk of Court’s Web Site!
Steve Land, Clerk of the Courts for Lafayette County Florida is a duly elected Constitutional Officer as mandated by Article V, Section 16 of the Constitution of the State of Florida. The electorate of Lafayette County elects the Clerk to a four-year term. Land was elected in Nov. of 2016.
Pursuant to provisions of the Florida Constitution, which have governed the people for over 150 years, the role of the Clerk of Courts has been established in three main areas;
- Clerk of the Circuit and County Courts
- Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners, including serving as accountant, auditor, and custodian of county funds.
- County Recorder
Within these areas, the Clerk of Court, as an elected public trustee, sets in place at the county level a system of checks and balances which has been proven to serve the public well.
This site is designed to keep you informed and assist you in conducting your business with the Clerk’s office. Please feel free to send comments and/or suggestions.
Lafayette County Clerk of Court
P.O. Box 88
Mayo, FL 32066
The Lafayette County Clerk of Court s office is in the process of transitioning to a new case maintenance system. Due to this transition, for a short time from August 21st through September 2nd, CCIS data will not be refreshed. Thank you for your patience during this time.
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Notice for Official Records
On or after October 1, 2002, any person preparing or filing a document for recordation in the Official Records may not include a social security number in such document, unless required by law.
Any person has a right to request a county recorder to remove, from an image or copy of an official record placed on a county recorder’s publicly available Internet website or on a publicly available Internet website used by a county recorder to display public records or otherwise made electronically available to the general public, any social security number contained in an official record. Such request must be made in writing and delivered by mail, facsimile, or electronic transmission, or delivered in person, to the county recorder. The request must specify the identification page number that contains the social security number to be redacted. A fee may not be charged for the redaction of a social security number pursuant to such a request.
Notice for Court Records
“Any person preparing or filing a court document should not include a social security number or a complete bank account, debit, charge, or credit card number in such document, unless required by law or court rule, or necessary to the adjudication of the case.
Any person has a right to request that the Clerk of the Circuit Court remove from an image or copy of a court document a social security number or complete bank account, debit, charge, or credit card number contained in a court document. Such request must be made in writing and delivered by mail, facsimile, electronic transmission, or in person to the Clerk of the Circuit Court. The request must specify the case number, the title of the document, and the identification page number of the document which contains the number to be redacted. A fee will not be charged for the redaction of a social security number or a complete bank account, debit, charge, or credit card number pursuant to such a request.”
Notice for E-mail—required to be on Clerk’s websites.
Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.
While the law only requires the notice to be posted on the public website, some offices have posted it as a standard footnote on e-mails as well.
MyFloridaCounty.com is a service of Florida’s Clerks of Court. The website provides several online services that are fast, convenient and secure. Click on the links below to access the services which are also available en español.
Search and Order Official Records
Official Records are documents required or authorized to be recorded in one general series called Official Records . Search thousands of records across counties, all in one place. Frequently ordering records? Create an account for streamlined checkout. Records can also be purchased online.
Pay Traffic Citations
Pay securely by credit card (Visa, Mastercard, AMEX or Discover) or debit card. Elect to attend or decline traffic school during the payment process.
Pay Child Support
Non-custodial parents and employers can pay online with a credit card or direct debit from a bank account. Inquiry on a case’s payment history is also available online.