Criminal Division

Criminal Court

Criminal felony court cases are processed at the Orange County Courthouse in downtown Orlando, while misdemeanor cases can be processed at any of our locations.

Refer to your court paperwork for arraignment location.

Criminal Case Types

Felony                  Animal Control Violations Municipal Ordinance Violations
Misdemeanor  Hunting/Fishing Violations  Boating Violations
County Ordinance Violations         Code Enforcement Violations          City Parking Violations 

Paying Fines on a Criminal Case

Criminal fines may be paid:

  • Online with my eClerk
  • By mail (Personal check, money order, or cashier’s check)​
  • In person at any of our locations​
  • At any Amscot location (Make payable to Orange County Clerk of Courts. Include case # and 6-digit date of birth)​
For restitution payments, only cash, cashier’s check or money orders are accepted.

Payment Plans

If you have been granted the payment plan option, you must do one of the following to establish a monthly account:

  • Email Court Compliance to request a Payment Plan contract.


  • Come to the Downtown Clerk’s Office to request a Payment Plan contract.


There is a $5.00 monthly fee assessed per case each month there is a balance due. 

If the payment is not received on or before the due date, there is a $10.00 late fee assessed to each case that is delinquent. 

Forms of Payment
  • Cash (in person only)
  • Personal check, money order or cashier's check (payable to the Orange County Clerk of Courts)
  • MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express (a $3.50 surcharge will apply)

The above information refers only to the Clerk's forms of payment. Please contact Amscot and the collection agencies directly for their forms of payment.

For restitution payments, only cash, cashier’s check or money orders are accepted.

Payment Plan Extensions

If you find you are unable to make payments as scheduled, you may email Court Compliance by visiting our Contact Us page or send a letter to the Criminal Division requesting an extension. For criminal cases, mail to:

Orange County Clerk of Courts
425 N. Orange Ave.
Suite 410
Orlando, FL 32801

You may also come to Suite 410 of the Orange County Courthouse.


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