Special Announcement

Important Notice - A new search experience is available 

The Manatee County Clerk of Court’s old Court Case search website, www.manateeclerk.org, will be taken offline permanently on 12/1/2018. Email notifications were sent to all subscribers in May, 2018, with instructions for signing up on the new search site: www.records.manateeclerk.com. After December 1st, access that Attorneys, Parties, and Registered Users have to certain case types, including Probate cases, may change. These changes are in accordance with the Florida Supreme Court’s Standards for Access to Electronic Court Records and the Access Security Matrix which govern electronic access to court records. Any questions regarding access to electronic court records can be directed to the Clerk’s General Counsel, Matt Whyte. Matt can be reached at: matt.whyte@manateeclerk.com or (941) 741-4005.

Electronic Access to Court Records

The Florida Supreme Court has authorized the Manatee County Clerk of Circuit Court and Comptroller to provide the public with electronic access to many court records, indexes and dockets as well as non-confidential document images through this website as provided by law. Note: F.S. 28.2221(5)(a).


Court Records Search
(Non Attorney of Record)

Based on the identity of the user and their relationship or role, the law provides various levels of access to court records for attorneys, parties, governmental agencies, and law enforcement. This access is provided by entering into a Subscriber Agreement.

Attorney of Record
Court Records Search

Party Access - Access by written application is provided to indexes, dockets and images not sealed by the court where the user is a listed party in a case. By selecting this access, the user agrees to these terms and conditions.

Party Access

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Important Notices


Mandatory e-filing begins April 1, 2013 for Attorneys


Notice of Confidential Infor-
mation Within Court Filings

The Florida Supreme Court has issued Opinion No. SC08-2443 regarding the Implementation of Committee on Privacy and Court Records Recommendations – Amendments to the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure; The Florida Rules of Judicial Administration; The Florida Rules of Criminal Procedure; The Florida Probate Rules; The Florida Small Claims Rules; The Florida Rules of Appellate Procedure; and the Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure.

Effective 10/1/2011, this opinion and the rule contains requirements and rules for filers in some court actions.   The opinion is available for review at www.floridasupremecourt.org /decisions/2011/sc08-2443.pdf

Reassignment of 2009 Circuit Civil Cases 




Value of Real Property or Mortgage Foreclosure Claim Form

Important Notice to Attorneys Filing Foreclosure Actions in the 12th Circuit