Evictions and Notices

Palm Beach County Clerk Of Courts (561) 355-2500 

Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office (561) 355-2763

FAQ: Landlord and Tenant Actions
Chapter 83 Florida Statutes



The forms used for filing an eviction may be obtained from the Clerk & Comptroller's Self Service Center, below, or you may use the low-cost online form preparation program.


The statutory, Three-Day Demand Notice to Tenant(s) must be served by mail, hand delivered or posted prior to filing an Eviction Action.


Paperwork and Filing Fee Needed for Filing Eviction After Giving Tenant(s) the Three-Day Notice

  • Complaint for Tenant Eviction forms

  • Copy of the three-day, statutory Notice to Tenant (defendant)

  • Lease/Rental Agreement (if applicable)

  • Filing fee in form of cash, check, MasterCard or Visa, certified check, or money order payable to Sharon R. Bock, Clerk & Comptroller.

  • Service of Summons Fee for each tenant (defendant) in form of check or money order and payable to SHERIFF OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, plus a self-addressed stamped envelope with sufficient postage for each Defendant.

Click here for additional information from the Palm Beach County Civil Court.

To learn how to collect a judgment, see "Collecting from a Judgement".

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