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Broward County, Florida

Broward County, Florida, was created on October 1, 1915, from parts of Dade and Palm Beach counties. It was named after former Governor Napoleon Bonaparte Broward. The county seat is Fort Lauderdale. With a population of 1,748,066 in 2010, it ranks second in the state and 18th in the U.S. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the east. The total area of the county is 1,323 square miles, but only about 471 square miles is developable. Much of the county lies in the Everglades, and the average elevation is only 6 feet above sea level.

The Broward County Recorder is responsible for maintaining all public records in the county. Duties and authority of the County Recorder are established by state law and include recording and indexing documents presented in the recording office that are authorized or required by law to be recorded. It is the duty of the county recorder to collect the fees required by state law for the performance of these services. Documents recorded in the Official Records must meet statutory requirements, as set forth in the Florida Statutes. The records maintained by the county recorder include, but are not limited to: Satisfactions of Mortgage, Court Papers, Plats, Maps, Death Certificates, Probate documents, Declarations of Domiciles, Final Judgments, Military Discharges, Deeds, Mortgages, Notices of Commencement, and Liens.

Public records in the county can be accessed by doing a background check or by visiting the county recorder’s office in person during office hours. To do a public records search online, you will have to visit the Broward County Recorder Website. The website has easy to follow steps and links that will direct you to the records that are available online. While on the website, you can check the fee schedule applicable when requesting public records.

The other way to obtain public records is by visiting the county recorder’s office in person. You will be required to present a completed records request form; the form can also be mailed along with the applicable fee and a self-addressed stamped envelope, for the return of the records you have requested. Alternatively, you can call the county recorder’s office at 954-357-6789. Though you will not be able to obtain public records through the phone, you can make enquiries regarding public records.

Below is the physical address of the Broward County Recorder’s office:

115 S. Andrews Ave., Room 203,

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-4800

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Broward County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Broward County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
State Law:Marriage; Domestic Violence – Title XLIII, Chapter 741
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:Broward County Marriage License
Location:201 Southeast 6th Street, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33301

Broward County Register of Deeds

Address: 2450 Shumard Oak Blvd.  Tallahassee, FL 32399-0130
Phone: 800-352-3671

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