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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FOR CIRCUIT CRIMINAL DIVISION
How do I find the status of my criminal case? 

How do I know if I have a bench warrant? 

How much are the filing fees? 

How do I pay my criminal case fines? 

How do I seal/expunge my case? 

What is my Booking/ Inmate locator information? 

At what time is my bond hearing? 

When is my next court date? 

What is my Judge’s name or my case number? 

How do I get a refund on a bond? 

How do I get a restraining order? 



How do I find the status of my criminal case? 
You may contact the Clerk of Courts office at (305) 275-1155 or go to http://www2.miami-dadeclerk.com/cjis/CaseSearch.aspx and access your information there. 

How do I know if I have a bench warrant? 
You may contact the Clerk of Courts office at (305) 275-1155 or go to http://www2.miami-dadeclerk.com/cjis/CaseSearch.aspx and access your information there. 

How much are the filing fees? 
You may contact the Clerk of Courts office at (305) 275-1155 or go to http://www2.miami-dadeclerk.com/cjis/CaseSearch.aspx and access your information there. 

How do I pay my criminal case fines? 
You may contact the Clerk of Courts office at (305) 275-1155, go to http://www2.miami-dadeclerk.com/cjis/CaseSearch.aspx , or come to 1351 NW 12th street Miami, FL 33125, the 9th floor (Clerk’s Office) and pay in person. 

How do I seal/expunge my case? 
You may contact the Clerk of Courts office at (305) 275-1155 or go to http://www.miami-dadeclerk.com/courts_sealing_criminal_records.asp and access your information there. 

What is my Booking/ Inmate locator information? 
Please contact the inmate information services at (786) 263-4100.

At what time is my bond hearing? 
You may contact the Clerk of Courts office at (305) 275-1155, go to http://www2.miami-dadeclerk.com/cjis/CaseSearch.aspx , or come to 1351 NW 12th street Miami, FL 33125, the 9th floor (Clerk’s Office) and pay in person.

When is my next court date? 
You may contact the Clerk of Courts office at (305) 275-1155 or go to http://www2.miami-dadeclerk.com/cjis/CaseSearch.aspx and access your information there.

What is my Judge’s name or my case number? 
You may contact the Clerk of Courts office at (305) 275-1155 or go tohttp://www2.miami-dadeclerk.com/cjis/CaseSearch.aspx and access your information there.

How do I get a refund on a bond? 
You may contact the clerk’s office at (305) 275-1155 or go to http://www.miami-dadeclerk.com/dadecoc/Criminal_FAQs.asp#Bond_Refunds and access your information there.

How do I get a restraining order? 
You will need to contact the State Attorney’s office at (305) 547-0100.
 
 

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