A Grand Jury consists of citizens of a specified number who have been summoned and empaneled by a judge of the circuit court (or by a judge appointed by the Florida Supreme Court, in the case of the statewide grand jury).

The grand jury is an agency and an arm of the circuit court and is uniquely independent. The grand jury is answerable to no person or agency of government except the court that empanels it and, even then, only to the extent that it may...

Worthless Check Crimes must meet the following conditions.

1. The check must have been accepted in Broward County, Florida or mailed from Broward County. (if mailed, the envelope with the post-mark is needed.)

2. Each individual check must not have been postdated.

3. The Check Writer must not

have asked the acceptor to hold or delay deposit of the check, even...

Truancy is one of the most powerful indicators of juvenile crime. Truant children not only miss out on critical education, but may also be exposed to repeated opportunities to commit or be victimized by crime.

In 1997, the State Attorney Truancy Intervention Unit was formed by a collaboration between the State Attorney and the Broward County School Board.  Currently, all Broward County Public Elementary Schools are participating in the Broward Truancy...



Miami-Dade County                  Monroe County

Eleventh Circuit                          Sixteenth Circuit


Palm Beach County                    Southwest Florida Counties

Fifteenth Circuit                         Twentieth Circuit


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to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.