- Yes. You may submit a blank summons to the Florida Courts E-Filing Portal. For issuance by this office, select Document Group "Service Documents" and Document Type "Summons (to be issued by the clerk)". Attach your document, and you will see the statutory fee of $10 per summons that must be paid on the portal.
- We will issue one original, signed summons that will be tied to a progress docket entry titled "Summons Issued by Clerk" on the case. It will be made available on the case within 48 hours of acceptance of the filing. You may access your Polk County cases via Polk Records Online (PRO).
- The filer is responsible for printing and assembling the service packets for delivery to the sheriff or process server.
If the summons is being filed on a confidential case, such as adoption or termination of parental rights in a family law case, the image may not be available from Polk Records Online. Please contact the department directly for copies.