Designated sensitive information that is contained in any document filed with the Clerk’s Office must be limited
as required in Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.425(a), except as provided in Florida Rule of Judicial
Administration 2.425(b). Any person preparing or filing a court document may not include any portion of a social
security number or a bank account, debit, credit card, or charge account number. Truncated versions of
identification, license, telephone, and account numbers must be used as well as truncated versions of email
addresses, user names, passwords, personal identification numbers, and dates of birth. Only initials should be
used to identify minors. Please see Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.425 for current requirements for
the minimization of sensitive information in court filings.
Any person has a right to request that a Clerk of Court remove an image or copy of a public record, including
an official record, form a publicly available internet website if that image or copy is of a military record,
death certificate, or a court file, record, or paper relating to matters or cases governed by the Florida Rules
of Family Law, the Florida Rules of Juvenile Procedure, or the Florida Probate Rules. Such request must be made
in writing and delivered by mail, facsimile, or electronic transmission, or in person to the Clerk of the Court.
The request must identify the document identification page number of the document to be removed. No fee will be
charges for the removal of a document pursuant to such request. F.S. 28.2221(5)(c). Any person whose social
security number or a bank account, debit, credit card, or charge account number is contained in a court document
may request that the Clerk’s Office remove such number.
Download the Request for Removal of Private Information Form.