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Jul 25

[ARCHIVED] Summer Hacks: Four Time-Saving Tips and Tricks for a Relaxing Season

The original item was published from July 25, 2023 1:23 PM to July 25, 2023 1:26 PM

With the summer season in full swing, we understand the importance of making the most of your time and enjoying a well-deserved break. We want to ensure that your summer is hassle-free, allowing you to focus on creating wonderful memories. That's why we've created a list of time-saving tips and tricks to help you skip a trip to our office and use our services in the comfort of your home.

 1. Do-It-Yourself Court Filings

Legal matters don't take a summer break, but that doesn't mean you have to sacrifice your leisure time. Using our interactive TurboCourt tool, you can prepare court forms anywhere. Just register for a free account and start preparing the forms you need. You can even submit your prepared forms online using the Florida Courts E-Filing Portal. This is available for some divorces, small claims, evictions, and restraining order cases.

2. Online Marriage License Application

Planning a summer wedding in Polk County? Our online marriage license application lets you start the process and save time on your visit. Once you submit your application, you have 90 days to appear in person to finalize it. Enjoy the convenience of starting your wedding journey without the hassle of physically coming to our office.

3. Convenient Online Payments

We understand that summer is all about enjoying carefree moments, so we've made it effortless to handle traffic tickets and court payments through our online portal. No need to wait in line—make your payments quickly and easily, leaving more time for summer adventures.

4. Access Your Records Online

Need to access your records from home or away? Our online record database lets you access court and official records 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Whether you need court case information, court dates, deeds, mortgages, and other records, our user-friendly search tool provides quick and convenient access, giving you more time to relax and soak up the summer vibes.

 We want you to make the most of your summer by embracing these time-saving hacks that allow you to skip a trip to our office. With our online DIY court filings, marriage license applications, online records access, and payments, you can enjoy a stress-free summer season. Visit our court services and records pages to explore these convenient services and discover the freedom of managing our services from anywhere, anytime.


Simplify your summer with our time-saving tips and tricks, and make this season one to remember!