The Criminal Division is located on the second floor of the Constitutional Building. Turn right when stepping off the elevator. Go through double doors. Turn right. Felony/Misdemeanor counters are on the left.
We accept cash, check, money orders, and most major credit cards (credit card processing fees apply).
View the Daily Court Calendar (PDF).
For Criminal First Appearances via Zoom, please refer to this Zoom Meeting Information for the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit (PDF).
For costs associated with Criminal Records Searches, see our Fee Schedule.
To search for Martin County Criminal Cases online, visit our Court Records Search.
Court fines will be taken out of cash bonds after final disposition. The remaining balance, if any, is then mailed back to the depositor in check form. Checks are cut and mailed every Friday.
Court approval is required to seal or expunge a criminal record.
The packets containing the necessary documents and instructions are available in the Criminal Division free of charge. You must also obtain a certified copy of the final disposition. The costs are $1.00 per page for the copy and $2.00 per document for the certification.
Please contact the Criminal Division if you have any questions.
- Reasons an application to Seal/Expunge will be denied
- The Seal or Expunge instructions and forms may also be found at the Florida Department of Law Enforcement website
Copies of transcriptions already filed in cases may be obtained for $1.00 per page and $2.00 for certification of the document. Transcriptions not already filed may be ordered through Court Administration. Fees may apply.
Audio copies of court proceedings are available on cassette or CD* for $25.00 per CD (up to 60 minutes.) Please contact the Evidence Clerk.
*CD’s are only available if recording was made after 12/06/1999.
Audio recordings made after June 2007 should be ordered through Court Administration.
E-Notify is now available statewide! E-Notify is a free way to get reminders about criminal court events through texts or emails.