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Escambia County

Escambia County Clerk of the Circuit Court – This link is to the Escambia County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller’s website, which provides access to official court records, court information and answers to questions regarding the judicial system in Escambia County. Escambia County includes the cities of Pensacola and Century. The court is located at:

M.C. Blanchard Judicial Building
190 Governmental Center
Pensacola, Florida 32502
Phone: (850) 595-4310

Escambia County Sheriff’s Office – This link is to the sheriff’s office, which provides law enforcement services to the citizens of Escambia County. The sheriff’s office can be contacted at:

Escambia County Sheriff’s Office
1700 West Leonard Street
Pensacola, Florida 32501
Phone: (850) 436-9630

Escambia County Teen Court – This link provides information on the Escambia County Teen Court Program, which is a voluntary diversion program for first-time juvenile offenders.  The teen court is located at:

Theodore Bruno Juvenile Justice Center
1800 St. Mary Avenue
Pensacola, Florida 32505
Phone: (850) 595-3805

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Holmes County

Holmes County Clerk of Court – This link is to the Holmes County Clerk of Court and Comptroller’s website, which provides access to official court records, court information and answers to questions regarding the judicial system in Holmes County. Holmes County includes the cities of Ponce de Leon, Bonifay, Noma, Westville and Esto.The clerk of court can be contacted at:

Holmes County Courthouse
201 N. Oklahoma Street
Bonifay, Florida 32425
Phone: (850) 547-1100

Holmes County Sheriff’s Office – This link is to the sheriff’s office, which provides law enforcement services to the citizens of Holmes County. The sheriff’s office can be contacted at:

Holmes County Sheriff’s Office
211 N. Oklahoma Street
Bonifay, Florida 32425
Phone: (850) 547-3681

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Okaloosa County

Okaloosa County Clerk of Court – This link is to the Okaloosa County clerk of court, which provides access to official court records online, court information and miscellaneous information regarding the judicial system in Okaloosa County. Okaloosa County includes the cities of Fort Walton Beach, Destin, Crestview, Valparaiso, Niceville, Shalimar, Mary Esther, Laurel Hill and Cinco Bayou. The court is located at:

Okaloosa County Courthouse
101 E. James Lee Blvd.
Crestview, Florida 32536
Phone: (850) 689-5000

Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office – This link is to the sheriff’s office, which provides law enforcement services to the citizens of Okaloosa County. The sheriff’s office can be contacted at:

Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office
1250 Eglin Parkway
Shalimar Courthouse Annex
Shalimar, Florida 32579
Phone: (850) 651-7547

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Santa Rosa County

Santa Rosa County Clerk of Court – This link is to the Santa Rosa County Clerk of Court and Comptroller’s website, which provides access to official court records, court information and answers to questions regarding the judicial system in Santa Rosa County. Santa Rosa County includes the cities of Gulf Breeze, Jay and Milton. The court is located at:

Santa Rosa County Courthouse
6865 Caroline St.
Milton, Florida 32570
Phone: (850) 983-1987

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office – This link is to the sheriff’s office, which provides law enforcement services to the citizens of Santa Rosa County. The sheriff’s office can be contacted at:

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office
5755 East Milton Road
Milton, Florida 32583
Phone: (850) 983-1100

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Walton County

Walton County Clerk of the Courts – This link is to the Walton County Clerk of Courts’ website, which provides access to official court records online, court information and miscellaneous information regarding the judicial system in Walton County. Walton County includes the cities of DeFuniak Springs, Paxton, and Freeport. The court is located at:

Walton County Courthouse
571 Highway 90 East
DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32435
Phone: (850) 892-8115
 
South Walton County Courthouse
31 Coastal Center Blvd.
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida 32549

Walton County Sheriff’s Office – This link is to the sheriff’s office, which provides law enforcement services to the citizens of Walton County. The sheriff’s office can be contacted at:

Walton County Sheriff’s Office
752 Triple G Road
DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32435
Phone: (850) 892-8186

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Washington County

Washington County Clerk of Court – This link is to the Washington County Clerk of Circuit Court’s website, which provides access to official court records online and options to pay child support and traffic citations online. Washington County includes the cities of Caryville, Wausau, Chipley, Vernon and Ebro. The court is located at:

Washington County Courthouse
1331 South Blvd.
Chipley, Florida 3242
Phone: (850) 638-6289

Washington County Sheriff’s Office – This link is to the sheriff’s office, which provides law enforcement services to the citizens of Washington County. The sheriff’s office can be contacted at:

Washington County Sheriff’s Office
1293 Jackson Avenue
Chipley, Florida 32428-1833
Phone: (850) 638-6129

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Florida Criminal Law Resources

First Judicial Circuit of Florida – This link is to the First Judicial Circuit of Florida, which serves Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton counties. This website provides information on various court programs, miscellaneous judicial information and courthouse locations throughout northwest Florida. The courthouse is located at:

First Judicial Circuit Court
M.C. Blanchard Judicial Building
190 Governmental Center
Pensacola, Florida 32502
Phone: (850) 595-4400

Florida Department of Law Enforcement – This link is to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s website (FDLE), which is a law enforcement agency that aims to keep the state’s citizens safe and investigates crimes throughout the state. The Florida Panhandle regional department is located at:

Pensacola Regional Operations Center
1301 North Palafox Street
Pensacola, Florida 32501
Phone: (850) 595-2100

Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FDHSMV) – This link is to the FDHSMV, which is a Florida governmental department that regulates highway safety and security throughout the state and also provides information on driver’s licenses, registering and titling a vehicle, and information on crashes in the state. A local office is located at:

DMV Regional Office
185-C Airport Blvd.
Pensacola, Florida 32505
Phone: (850) 475-5415

Florida Highway Patrol – This link is to the Florida Highway Patrol’s (FHP) website, which is a Florida law enforcement agency that enforces and regulates the state’s traffic laws and promotes traffic safety awareness.

Florida DUI Program Information – This link provides information on Florida’s mandatory DUI program, which provides education, a psychosocial evaluation, and treatment referrals to anyone convicted of a driving under the influence offense in Florida.

First Judicial Circuit Drug Court – This link provides information on the drug court programs available in the First Judicial Circuit of Florida. A local program is located at:

Okaloosa County Adult Drug Court
1940 Lewis Turner Boulevard
Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32547
Phone: (850) 609-4700

Florida Department of Juvenile Justice – This link is to the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice’s website (DJJ), which is a state governmental program that aims to lower juvenile delinquency through treatment services, intervention, and prevention. A local center is located at:

Okaloosa Regional Juvenile Detention Center
4448 Straight Line Road
Crestview, Florida 32539
Phone: (850) 689-7800

Florida Statutes Online – This link is to the Florida Statutes, which defines criminal offenses and traffic violations throughout the state, including penalties and defenses available to certain crimes. Most criminal offenses are listed in Title XLVI and traffic offenses are listed in Title XXIII.

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) – This link is to the website of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML). This national organization provides information on each state’s marijuana laws and penalties and seeks to change public opinion about marijuana to decriminalizing the responsible use by adults.


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Florida Family Law Resources

Florida Department of Children and Families – This link is to the Department of Children and Families’ (DCF) website, which is a Florida governmental department that aims to improve the lives of individual and families in Florida and provides various programs and services to Florida citizens. A local service center is located at:

DCF Customer Service Center
Escambia County
33 Brent Lane, Suite 103
Pensacola, Florida 32503
Phone: (850) 595-8911

Florida Statutes Online – This link is to Chapter 61 of the Florida Statutes, which contains many of the state’s laws on divorce, including requirements to obtain a divorce, divorce definitions, issues regarding alimony and child support, and parenting responsibility in Florida.

Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act – This link is to Part II of Chapter 61 of the Florida Statutes, which contains information and laws regarding child custody in Florida, as defined in the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA).