Barry Baker Clerk of the Circuit CourtBarry Baker, Clerk of the Circuit Courts for Suwannee County Florida is a duly elected Constitutional Officer as mandated by Article V, Section 16 of the Constitution of the State of Florida. The electorate of Suwannee County elects the Clerk to a four-year term. Barry  was elected to the Office of the Clerk in November 2008, November 2012 and November 2016.

Pursuant to provisions of the Florida Constitution, which have governed the people for over 150 years, the role of the Clerk of Courts has been established in three main areas; 

Clerk of the Circuit and County Courts 

Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners, including serving as accountant, auditor, and custodian of county funds.

County Recorder

Within these areas, the Clerk of Court as an elected public trustee sets in place at the county level a system of "checks and balances" which has been proven to serve the public well.

This site is designed to keep you informed and assist you in conducting your business with the Clerk's office. Please feel free to send comments and/or suggestions.

Suwannee County Clerk of the Circuit Court
200 South Ohio Avenue
Live Oak, FL 32064

Phone: (386) 362-0500

ADA Renovation of  County Commission Records


Please be advised that sections of this website related to the Board of County Commissioners are under construction to improve accessibility for disabled patrons. As part of this ongoing project,we have removed access to Board documents(such as meeting minutes) from the website.In the interim, if you would like to access Board records that were previously available on the Clerk’s website,or have encountered potential access issues related to this website,please contact the Public Records Custodian at
386.362.0500, email ericm@suwgov.org, or mail to:
Suwannee County Clerk of Court’s Office200 South Ohio AvenueLive Oak, FL 32064
Official Records (deeds, etc.) may still be accessed on our website under the link entitled “Official Records”.

Tax Deed Sales

Child Support Inquiry and Online Payments

Pay your child support online at MyFlorida.com. Research the payment history on your case.



For online search of Suwannee County Records click the image below.

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Traffic Citations

Pay securely by credit card (Visa, Mastercard, AMEX or Discover) or debit card. Elect to attend or decline traffic school during the payment process.

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Newspaper Notice

Due to the merger/elimination of the Suwannee Democrat, the only Suwannee County newspaper that met advertising requirements in Florida Statutes Chapter 50 and elsewhere, the Clerk’s Office will now be advertising legal notices in the Lake City Reporter.  If you are required to post legal notices related to Clerk’s Office matters, please contact the Reporter at 386.752.1293.

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The Suwannee County Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller’s Office has a new service available to assist pro se litigants called TurboCourt. This is an interactive online program that assists the public in completing the Supreme Court approved legal forms to be filed with the court. This is a Do-it-Yourself electronic forms service (for a fee) and does not require a lawyer. Find out more.


Public Records Custodian

Records Custodian




Court Records are not available online.

Please call 386-362-0500

for more information



F.S. 668.606

Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.


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