- Certified Mail - Actual postal cost per defendant who must reside in Florida.
- sheriff’s Service - $40.00 per defendant for Florida residents. Out of state sheriff’s departments may charge a different fee. You will need to contact the out of county/state sheriff’s office for service fees and instructions.
If a witness will not appear and testify voluntarily, you may request the Clerk’s office to prepare and issue a subpoena. There is a $7.00 service charge for issuance, and the sheriff charges a service fee of $40.00.
At the trial you will have an opportunity to explain your case to the Judge, ask the person(s) you are suing any questions concerning your claim, and present your documentation.
You can also place a judgment lien against any individually owned real property of the defendant following the award of the judgment in your favor. You should obtain a certified copy of your judgment and have it recorded in the Official Records at the clerk of courts Official Records Department. Fees for recording are set by statute and are subject to change by legislative action. The fees can be found on our website here.
Other fees are required for service on the parties you are suing and are dependent on the type of service you select.For a list of fees click this link.
ROBERT M. FOSTER JUSTICE CENTER
76347 Veterans Way
Yulee, Florida 32097
HISTORIC COURTHOUSE416 Centre Street
Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034
HOURS OF OPERATION
8:30-5:00, Monday - Friday
( Excluding Holidays )
Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want 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.