Contacting the Civil Division

Broward Sheriff's Office Civil Division
2601 West Broward Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
All documents for service should be mailed to:
Broward Sheriff's Office
Civil Division
P.O. Box 9507
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33310
Phone: (954) 831-8787
General Fax: (954) 321-4713
Fax for matters relating to domestic violence: (954) 797-0934

Other Important Phone Numbers:

BSO Restraining Order Issuance Information

To learn whether a respondent has been served with a restraining order, please call (954) 831-8777.

Jail Confinement Status Information

To inquire if the respondent is in jail, please call (954) 831-5900.

Victim Notification

To be notified if the respondent has been or is being released from jail, please call (954) 321-4135.

Women in Distress

For information about the services and resources available through Women in Distress, please call their 24-hour hotline at (954) 761-1133.

BSO Special Process Server Information

For information about BSO's Special Process Server appointments, please call (954) 321-4426.

Civil Division Main Page
Test Results
Fees for Process Service
Online Search
Listing of Independent Process Servers
How to become a Process Server
Glossary of Terms
Information on Restraining Orders
Levy Instructions

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