COVID-19 Update

Due to COVID-19, the Polk County Sheriff’s Department has temporarily suspended its electronic background services. At this time, you may utilize the following agencies for this service.
Please contact the agency of your choice for their location, hours of service and fees. Important: You must provide the agency with the following ORI number for the results to be remitted to the Polk County Clerk of Courts: FL924040Z

AD PRECISION CARE, INC.
Contact: Diane Jenkins
(863)808-7064
a.d.p.care@gmail.com

C & B BACKGROUND FINGERPRINTING SERVICES
Contact: John Creasman
(863)763-2300
jrcreasman@aol.com

1ST ADVANCED FINGERPRINTING SERVICES, LLC
Contact: Donishia Miller
(863)268-2490
(863)288-0144
donishia@advancedfingerprinting.com


Adult Name Change

You may file this type of case when an adult wants the court to change his or her name. This is not to be used in connection with a dissolution of marriage or for adoption of child(ren). If you want a change of name because of a dissolution of marriage or adoption of child(ren) that is not yet final, the change of name should be requested as part of that case.

You can find an electronic packet for name change (adult) in the related documents at the bottom of the screen.


Minor Name Change

You may file this type of case when parents want the court to change the name of their minor child(ren). For the purposes of this proceeding, a person under the age of 18 is a minor. This is not to be used in connection with an adoption, dissolution of marriage, or paternity action. If you want a change of name for your child(ren) because of an adoption or paternity action that is not yet final, the change of name should be requested as part of that case.

You can find an electronic packet for name change (child) in the related documents at the bottom of the screen.


Family Name Change

You may file this type of case when a family wants the court to change its name. This is not to be used in connection with a dissolution of marriage, paternity, or adoption action. If you want a change of name because of a dissolution of marriage, paternity, or adoption action that is not yet final, the change of name should be requested as part of that case.

You can find an electronic packet for name change (family) in the related documents at the bottom of the screen.

 

Forms & Documents