BROWARD COUNTY FLORIDA PROCESS SERVERS AND DOCUMENT RETRIEVAL SERVICES
LINK TO: E-FILING MANUALS & MATERIAL
WE SERVE SUMMONSES, SUBPOENAS, AND OTHER LEGAL PROCESS
COURT RECORDS RETRIEVAL AS WELL AS PROCESS SERVICE IN BROWARD COUNTY OF FLORIDA
ALL OF US AT C. ZIRKLE SUPPORT AND THANK THE MEN AND WOMEN OF ALL SIX BRANCHES OF THE UNITED STATES MILITARY AND WISH THEM A SPEEDY AND SAFE RETURN. WE ALSO THANK THE FAMILIES OF THOSE SERVICEMEMBERS (IN THE UNITED STATES COAST GUARD, ARMY, NAVY, MARINES, AIR FORCE, AND THE NEWLY FORMED SPACE FORCE) FOR THEIR SACRIFICE.
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NOTE: Per F.S.S. 61.21, as of February 22, 2019, a list of approved Parent Education and Family Course Providers may be downloaded from MyFLFamilies.com/service-programs/child-welfare/stabilization.
NOTE: Effective June 4, 2018, Per F.S.S. 790.401, Petitions of Risk Protection Orders are required to be filed in the Probate/Mental Health division. Cases filed previously have been changed to Probate/Mental Health case numbers.
NOTE: Effective September 15, 2017, most County Court civil cases will be assigned to the courthouse by the zip code of the plaintiff/attorney. Administrative Order 2017-53-CO
NOTE: The Broward County Clerk of the Court is now Brenda D. Forman.
NOTE: As of January 1, 2017, Financial institutions, such as banks, etc., may designate with the Secretary of State a registered agent or "place" for service of all process. In addition to other changes. See F.S.S. 655.0201.
NOTE: As of July 1, 2016, When the only address discoverable by public records is a virtual office, executive office or mini-suite service may be made the same as a private mailbox as provided in F.S.S. 48.031 (6).
RECORDS RETRIEVAL NOTE: Effective January 1, 2012, Clerks are prohibited from releasing any court records, official records, and other documents until the confidential information has been redacted. See F.S.S. 119.0714 Section (2)(e)(1). This may delay the viewing and copying of files.
NOTE: Per the Supreme Court of Florida Administrative Order No. AOSC13-7, item 2 e-filing is mandatory for all attorneys."
NOTE: For information about electronic filing (e-filing) new Florida cases, see Rules of Judicial Administration 2.525 (scroll down to RULE 2.525)(scroll down to page 113).
NOTE: 17th Judicial Circuit in and for Broward County, Florida changed the Residential Eviction Summons Form. (the Clerk of the Court charges a fee for this form)
NOTE: Effective July 1, 2010, changes were made to the Community Association statutes. Among these changes are provisions that a Community Association, for condominium associations F.S.S. 718.116 (11) and homeowners' associations F.S.S. 720.3085 (8), if the property is occupied by a tenant, may demand that the tenant pay their rent to the association toward the future monetary obligation owed by the owner to the association.
NOTE: The Supreme Court of Florida, in decision SC08-1141 page 14, has ruled that the amendments to Form 1.997 (Civil Cover Sheet with instructions) and new form 12.928 (Family Court Cover Sheet) became effective January 1, 2010. Also, Form 12.900 (h), Notice of Related Cases is required for all Family Law Cases.
C. Zirkle, located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has served legal process for their clients since 1987 as Broward County process servers. With over 60 years of combined experience, owners Carolyn and Charles "Chuck" Zirkle provide the personal and thorough management their clients require for expedient service of their clients' documents.
C. Zirkle's duly appointed and authorized process servers professionally serve legal process in Broward County (Fort Lauderdale) Florida. For a list of cities in their service area, click on "LOCAL" CITIES or the link above.
To see what county other Florida cities are in, go to the Florida City to County (short) link, or the Florida City to County (long) link in this sentence or the links above.
All papers that are managed through C. Zirkle are entered into a central database for ease of tracking and customer service. Their clients receive a copy of the letter-size return of service affidavit that meets the requirements of the Florida state statutes.
The professionals at C. Zirkle operate within the state statutes, rules of procedure, and other regulations. Therefore, you know that your documents are served properly and legally.
All their process servers are appointed in Broward County as a Special Process Server. Therefore, legally authorized to serve Summonses, Orders, Writs of Garnishment, Subpoenas, etc. within the county (Judicial Circuit).
NOTE: Unless otherwise instructed, all legal process will be served per Florida Statutes and Rules. Including the substitute service laws and rules.
As you can see above in the NOTES area, we keep our website up to date on changes in the Florida State Statutes, rules, etc. that affect legal documents (legal process).
Routine service in the Broward County area is attempted within four (4) business days. Priority and rush services are also available. NOTE: Service on Sunday is prohibited by Florida State Statute 48.20.
Beware of companies that claim they serve 27/7. They may be in violation of Florida State Statute 48.20. If a process is served on a Sunday, it could jeopardize your entire case.
We serve CT Corporate Systems (Plantation, FL) and NRAI (Plantation, FL)
NOTE: NRAI (National Registered Agents, Inc.) is now accepting service at 1200 South Pine Island Road, Plantation, FL 33324.
In addition to being your Broward County Florida legal process server, C. Zirkle can handle your court document retrieval needs.
Service to CT Corporate Systems (Plantation, FL) and NRAI (Plantation, FL) may be made the next service day after we receive the documents without additional rush or priority fee.*
Evictions are served/posted may be made the next service day after we receive the documents without additional rush or priority fee.*
* If received before 3:00 PM Eastern Time.
Unless otherwise instructed, all legal process will be served per Florida Statutes and Rules. Including the substitute service laws and rules.
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USE C. Zirkle For your service needs. To get prompt, efficient service. To ensure timely receipt of affidavits. For your court document retrieval needs, C. Zirkle is experienced, reliable, and professional.
For information or questions, contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Only send documents for service to docs@weservem(dot)com.
Telephone us, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET Monday through Friday (except court holidays)
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3408 NW 68th Court
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
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We track your legal documents using Process Server's Toolbox.
If you have any questions, suggestions, or comments, e-mail us at email@example.com.
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