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Official Records and Plat Records
The Clerk of the Circuit Court of Manatee County (the "Clerk") is providing the current index of the documents recorded in the official records of Manatee County, Florida, (January 1, 1978, to the present), as required by Florida law. The index is merely a guide to the information contained within the records referenced and should not be relied on in making any decision or determination regarding the underlying document. The Clerk is also providing images of those documents recorded since May 15, 1981, which Florida law allows to be displayed. The images provided are not a complete representation of the official record and should not be relied upon as such. The complete official record can be accessed in our office during regular business hours.
By accessing information provided on this site, the user expressly agrees to indemnify and hold the Clerk harmless for any loss, cost, damage, or expense arising directly or indirectly in connection with such access, any damage suffered by the user or any third party relying on said accessed information, or any harm resulting directly or indirectly from misuse of such information. In no event shall the Clerk be liable for any special, consequential or liquidated damages or for any indirect damages resulting from the use or application of the information accessed from the Clerk’s website.
Electronic access is provided by the Clerk subject to the following disclaimer and terms and conditions which user accepts by proceeding with public or subscription access. This site is a replication of the Clerk’s official court records system. Florida law prohibits the posting of some court records on this site. In addition, for the records the Clerk posts on this site, a gap exists between the time a record is posted on the Clerk’s official system and on this site. The Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court uses its best efforts to maintain this web site, but makes no guarantees concerning the information contained in this web site, including the accuracy, currency, or content of such information and is not responsible for the results of any defects or misinformation that may be found to exist in this site, or any lost profits or other consequential damages that may result from such defects or misinformation. No warranties, expressed or implied, are provided for the data herein, its use, or its interpretation. You should not assume this web site is error-free or that it will be suitable for the particular purpose that you have in mind when using it. For security purposes and Supreme Court reporting requirements, information about searches and users may be gathered. Any user who violates any applicable state or federal computer crime laws in the application for or use of this site will be prosecuted. This application accesses information from 1985 to the present. Civil images are available on or after 07/18/2001, traffic images are available on or after 04/17/2002 and criminal images are available on or after 06/05/2002 where Florida statutes permit.
The Clerk of the Circuit Court of Manatee County (the “Clerk”) is providing a case disposition report (for 10 years of historical data) of both civil and criminal related animal cases. This report is merely a guide to the information contained within the records referenced and should not be relied on in making any decision or determination regarding the underlying case.
By accessing information provided on this site the user expressly agrees to: indemnify and hold the Clerk harmless for any loss, cost, damage, or expense arising directly or indirectly in connection with such access; any damage suffered by the user or any third party relying on said accessed information; or any harm resulting directly or indirectly from misuse of such information. In no event shall the Clerk be liable for any special consequential or liquidated damages or for any indirect damages resulting from the use or application of the information accessed from the Clerk’s website.
The Manatee County Clerk's Office provides the Property Alert Service to the public as a way for property owners or other interested parties to receive alert messages by email when a transaction that affects a specific property is recorded by the Clerk's Office in Manatee County, Florida. The service works by matching data in legal descriptions on recorded documents with requests made by subscribers to the Property Alert Service.
PLEASE NOTE, THE PROPERTY ALERT SERVICE DOES NOT PREVENT FRAUDULENT ACTIVITY. IT WILL ALERT THE SUBSCRIBER TO LOOK INTO THE MATTER FURTHER AND ASSIST IN MONITORING UNAUTHORIZED ACTIVITY ON SPECIFIC PROPERTY. LAW ENFORCEMENT MUST BE CONTACTED TO REPORT ANY SUSPECTED FRAUDULENT ACTIVITY.
The Manatee County Clerk's Office works to ensure the accurate recording of all official documents, including legal descriptions, as long as the documents meet the recording requirements. However, the Clerk’s Office makes no warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy of these records. The Clerk's Office assists subscribers in using the alert service, but the subscriber is ultimately responsible for providing and maintaining valid email addresses and entering correct property or party name information.
The Manatee County Clerk's Office shall not be liable for errors in recording documents, in messages from this alert service or for any damages in connection with the use of the information provided by the service.