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Remote Services

Do business with the Clerk's Office online, by phone, by mail, and drop-box

The Lake County Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller offers online, over-the-phone, mail, and drop-box deposit services to help customers who wish to do business with the Clerk’s Office, without visiting the courthouse.

Pay Criminal and Traffic Fees & Fines Online:

Payments of eligible traffic tickets and criminal fees and fines are available using the CLERKPay Online Court Payments system.

Pay Criminal and Traffic Fees & Fines By Phone:

Payments by phone are available for most traffic and criminal fees, fines, or costs. Accepted forms of payment are Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express. The only debit cards which will be accepted are those with the Visa or MasterCard logo. The name on the card must match the name on the case. A nominal, nonrefundable fee will be charged by the financial service provider for each credit card transaction.

Civil Traffic Tickets:

If you are within 30 days from the date you received your traffic ticket, and you would like to pay your ticket and are not attending driver improvement school, you can call our automated voice response telephone line at (855) 984-1187 to make your payment 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. The system will prompt you for your driver license number and date of birth, and will then walk you through making your payment.

NOTE: This option is not available for tickets that require proof of valid registration, driver license, or insurance.

Criminal Fees, Fines, and Costs or Past-Due Traffic Tickets:

To make a payment for an eligible traffic or criminal fee or fine by phone, call (352) 742-3846 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

Pay Child Support Online or by Mail:

Child Support payments may be paid online at http://FL.SmartChildSupport.com. Payments can also be mailed by check or money order to State of Florida Disbursement Unit, P.O. Box 8500, Tallahassee, FL 32314. Be sure to include your full name, case number, and “Lake County” with your payment.

Filing Court Documents Online:

Anyone can file a court document online at https://www.myflcourtaccess.com.

Recording Documents Online:

Those wanting to record documents electronically should contact a verified e-recording vendor. For more details, visit the Lake County Clerk’s Official Records Division.

Drop Boxes:

For those looking to make a next-business-day payment, submit documents for recording, or deliver court documents for filing, the Clerk’s Office offers convenient drop-box locations for these services, which are available 24/7. Check and money order payments to the Clerk’s Office should be made payable to “Gary J. Cooney, Clerk of Court & Comptroller. Drop-boxes are available at the following locations:

  • Clermont
    290 Citrus Tower Blvd., Suite 116, Clermont
    Pickup Time: 10:45 a.m., Monday through Friday

  • Downtown Tavares (Guardian Ad Litem/Veterans Services Building)
    418 W. Alfred Street, Tavares
    Pickup Time: 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

  • Leesburg
    1720 N. Citrus Blvd, Leesburg
    Pickup Time: 10:30 a.m., Monday through Friday

Mail:

For those looking to make a payment, submit documents for recording, or send court documents for filing, you can mail your items to the Lake County Clerk’s Office at P.O. Box 7800, Tavares, FL 32778. Please allow ample time for delivery and processing. Check and money order payments to the Clerk’s Office should be made payable to “Gary J. Cooney, Clerk of Court & Comptroller."