General Information

Fees and Fines

The charges listed are established by Florida Statute 28.215
, Charlotte County ordinances, administrative orders, rules of court procedures and special legislative acts.


Most fees may be paid by check, money order, or credit card. A 3.5% nonrefundable fee is charged by the financial service provider for each credit card transaction. If using a credit card, a photo I.D. which matches the name of the credit card holder must be presented at the time of the transaction. Payment should be made payable to Roger D. Eaton, Clerk of Circuit Court & Comptroller. In some cases, a credit card payment is not accepted.


For your convenience, a drop box is located at Justice Center 350 E. Marion Ave. Punta Gorda FL. 33950. Deposited documents/payments will be transported to the Clerk's Office by the next business day