Serving the People of Hardee County Since 1921
Juvenile Division


Most Delinquency and Dependency court proceedings are open to the public.

For access to information in a court file, the requesting party must come into the Juvenile Division with photo identification.

The following is a list of who may inspect or receive information regarding a Delinquency or Dependency file; they must be a party to the case:

  • Child
  • Parents
  • Attorney of Record
  • State Attorney
  • Guardian Ad Litem
  • Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Department of Children and Families and its designees
  • Department of Juvenile Justice and its designees
  • Parole Commission
  • Department of Corrections

As mandated by Florida Law, we cannot give out any information over the phone or on the internet concerning a juvenile case. To view the file, the authorized person must come to our office with photo identification.

If you have any questions, you can contact the Juvenile Division at (863) 773-4174 ext 7402,
or email:

Our office hours are 8:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Excluding Holiday's.