Clerk of the Court’s Cape office hours restored to five days a week
Hours at the Lee County Clerk of the Court’s Cape Coral office will be restored to five days a week starting Monday, July 1.
The government center branch location, which has limited Clerk services, will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Customers may visit the office to pay traffic fines, court case fees, probation, and other municipal and county infractions. These payment services are also available online via the Clerk’s website. Official records, such as mortgages, deeds, liens, and notices of commencement, may also be recorded at the office.
“The restored service hours will provide added convenience to our customers in Cape Coral,” Clerk of the Court Linda Doggett said in a prepared statement. “This is a result of an increase in court- related revenues and the long awaited approval from our legislature to allow us to use some of those revenues to fund critical operations.”
Customers may also apply for marriage licenses and get married at the Cape Coral office. Evictions, small claims, probate, and simplified dissolution of marriage matters. Notary services are also provided for a $10 fee, and a free computer station is also available to search and view court and official records. While passport services are not provided at the Clerk’s Cape Coral office, customers may apply for them across the street at the Cape Coral City Clerk’s Office at 1015 Cultural Park Blvd. or downtown Fort Myers at the County Administration Building.
The Cape Coral branch office is located on the second floor of the Lee County Government Center, 1039 S.E. 9th Place.
For more information on services offered, visit leeclerk.org or call 239-533-5000.
ABOUT THE CLERK’S OFFICE:
The Florida Constitution established the Clerk of the Circuit Court as a public trustee, responsible for safeguarding public records and public funds. Clerk Linda Doggett is directly elected by and accountable to Lee County residents. In addition to the role of Clerk of the Circuit Court, the Clerk is the County Recorder and Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners, and the Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Auditor for Lee County.