Contacting the Civil DivisionBroward Sheriff's Office Civil Division
2601 West Broward Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312 All documents for service should be mailed to:
Broward Sheriff's Office
P.O. Box 9507
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33310
Phone: (954) 831-8787
General Fax: (954) 321-4713
Fax for matters relating to domestic violence: (954) 797-0934
Other Important Phone Numbers:
BSO Restraining Order Issuance Information
To learn whether a respondent has been served with a restraining order, please call (954) 831-8777.
Jail Confinement Status Information
To inquire if the respondent is in jail, please call (954) 831-5900.
To be notified if the respondent has been or is being released from jail, please call (954) 321-4135.
Women in Distress
For information about the services and resources available through Women in Distress, please call their 24-hour hotline at (954) 761-1133.
BSO Special Process Server Information
For information about BSO's Special Process Server appointments, please call (954) 321-4426.