Criminal Court

Seal of Nassau

Criminal

The Clerk & Comptroller maintains the records for all criminal court cases filed in Nassau County, as well as collects and disburses court fines, fees and assessments.

Contact Information
Phone – (904) 548-4600
TTD/TTY – Dial 711
Mailing Address: 76347 Veterans Way Yulee, FL, 32097

ADA

ADA Information

If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled to the provision of certain assistance at no cost to you. Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (904)-548-4600 (press 0 when prompted) at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.

ADA Contact Information
Phone – (904) 548-4930
Fax – (904) 548-4949
TTD/TTY – Dial 711
E-Mail – jcarver@nassauclerk.com

Nassau County Clerk Criminal Department

Please be advised that our Deputy Clerks cannot provide legal advice. [F.S. 28.215] We are not authorized to excuse you from attending a court hearing. If you have questions about your case that cannot be answered by simply reading the documents, please contact your attorney.
The Circuit Court has jurisdiction over all defendants accused of committing crimes that have been designated by state law as felonies. A felony is a criminal offense punishable by imprisonment in a state penitentiary. Law enforcement officials arrest defendants who are accused of committing felony offenses.
The Circuit Court also has jurisdiction over all cases in which a juvenile is accused of committing a delinquent act of violation of the law. A delinquent complaint is filed by law enforcement officials when a juvenile commits a felony or misdemeanor offense. The juvenile may or may not be arrested.
The County Court has jurisdiction over all defendants accused of committing crimes that have been designated by state law as misdemeanors. A misdemeanor is a criminal offense that in punishable by imprisonment in a county correctional facility. law enforcement officials may arrest or issue the defendants a summons for notice to appear before the court. Noncriminal offenses such as county ordinances, municipal ordinances and infractions are handled under the County Court.
The County Court also has jurisdiction over criminal traffic cases. Criminal Traffic Laws which are defined by the Florida Rules of Court as a violation that may subject a conviction including imprisonment in a county correctional facility. 
Clerk Criminal Division Contact Number: 904-548-4613
Clerk Criminal Division Mailing Address: 76347 Veterans Way, Yulee, FL 32097

FAQ:

Once a court date has been set on a misdemeanor case the Clerk’s Office cannot change it. If there is a problem you will need to contact your attorney.

A warrant may be issued for your arrest and any bond that you have posted may be forfeited when you fail to appear for court. If you are arrested because of a failure to appear warrant you may be held in jail without bond.

The packet containing instructions and forms needed to file a petition to seal or expunge a case can be obtained from the Criminal Customer Service Department. For further information please call 904-548-4613. The information may also be obtained by visiting the FDLE website at http://www.fdle.state.fl.us.
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