Rebecca L. (Becky) Norris

Gulf County, Florida
Clerk of Court


The jurisdiction of Juvenile Court Records includes the following cases applicable to a child eighteen (18) years and under:

Dependency: All matters relating to juveniles who have been abandoned, abused, or neglected, surrendered for the purpose of adoption, or who are persistent runaways, habitually truant or ungovernable.

Delinquency: Any person under the age of 18 who has committed a law violation.



Juvenile Department is governed by F.S. 39 for Dependency and Adoptions F.S. 985 for Delinquency

The following people are authorized to receive information concerning a juvenile case. Information cannot be given out over the telephone. You must appear in person with proper identification (Driver’s License or State Identification Card) to receive information.

  • Parent of child: as long as parental rights are still intact.
  • Child
  • Attorney for parent and/or child: after Notice of Appearance is filed with the clerk.
  • Law enforcement officer: only as to the offense they were charged or arrested on.
  • Counselor with Department of Juvenile Justice or Children and Family Services
  • State Attorney
  • Public Defender
  • Corrections officer
  • Guardian or legal custodian of child
  • Member of parole commission
  • Guardian ad litem
  • Assistant Attorney General attorneys
  • Government agencies such as recruiting officers may receive limited information if there is a written consent by the applicant for us to search our records.

Custodian of Public Records

Contact Information, Pursuant to 119.12(2), F.S.

Gulf County Clerk of Circuit Court
& County Comptroller

Attention: Public Records Liaison

1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd.

Port St. Joe, FL 32456

Port St. Joe

Gulf County Courthouse

1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd.,
Room 149
Port St. Joe, FL 32456

Monday – Friday

9:00am – 5:00pm EST


Clerks Annex Office

153 N 3rd Street
Wewahitchka, FL 32465

Friday only

8:00am – 4:00pm CST