Services / Departments

Clerk of the Courts
Accounting and Financial Reporting
Civil Services
Compliance & Internal Audit
Criminal Services
Information Technology
Jury Management
Juvenile Services
Marriage License Services
Official Records
Payroll & Central Services
Probate Services
Tax Deed Sales
Traffic Services
Value Adjustment Board

Services / Departments

Circuit Civil/County Civil Offices

The Circuit Civil Department handles all cases involving monetary judgments,

declaratory judgments, mortgage foreclosures, negligence and professional

malpractice cases.

Cases filed in Small Claims Court when amount of claim is $5,000 or less,

County Civil Court when $5000 but less than $15,000 and Circuit Civil

Court when amount is $15,000 or more. Packets for small claims are

available in room 105 of the Highlands County Courthouse or at the following link:

Small Claims Filing Instructions and Forms

Tenant eviction packages are available in Room 105 of the Highlands County

Courthouse (Landlord/Property Manager/Eviction with Damages) – Packets

are $15.00 each.

Clerk staff is only able to provide minimal assistance under current laws and

Court rules when filing in County Civil or Circuit Civil.

Address: Highlands County Courthouse – 430 South Commerce Avenue –

Sebring, Florida 33870

Circuit Civil Office (863) 402-6591 County Civil Office (863) 402-6593

Child Support Office

The child support office is located in Room 109 at the Highlands County

Courthouse. Payments can be made at AMSCOT, MONEY GRAM, online at or mailed in to FLSDU at P.O. Box 8500 Tallahassee, FL 32314.

Payment histories are available at $1.00 per page.

Florida Department of Revenue (800) 622-5437