Brevard County Case Search
If there is a pending case here in Brevard County in which you are a party or an interested observer it may be important to you to keep an eye on the court’s docket (aka the court file documents) The Brevard Electronic Court Application (BECA) system is available at no charge to case parties and will permit you to view your court documents or search records of other cases. You login to the system from the BECA SPLASH page which you can reach through the blue button below.
The BECA system is a search program available to both private citizens and attorneys giving access to many cases housed in Brevard County, it is provided by our Clerk of Courts, Rachel Sadoff and her team of superb professionals. Family cases, criminal cases, civil matters and other types are available to the parties in the case and many times to attorneys. If you are a party you can see most documents in the court’s document registry from any place you have internet access.
How do I access the Brevard Electronic Court Application (BECA) System?
- Use the blue button below “Access … Here”
- On the next page read the disclaimer and click “Submit”
- Next click the button labeled “General Public Court Records Search”
- Choose your search method (by case number, party name, case type, etc.)
- Enter your search terms – most often the party name or case number is used
- Choose the case you wish to view from the search results.
- If you have a current case you can apply to access the records (document images) directly through the clerk of court office.
What is BECA?
The Brevard Electronic Court Application (BECA) system is a computer software application used by the Brevard County Clerk of Courts in Florida. BECA is designed to manage and process electronic court filings and case information, providing online access to court records, case filings, and court calendars. The system allows authorized users, including attorneys and judges, to file and access court documents electronically, reducing the need for paper-based filings and improving efficiency in the court system.
BECA was developed by Tyler Technologies, a software development company that specializes in software solutions for the public sector. The application was implemented in Brevard County in 2012 and has since become a critical tool for managing court filings and case information in the county.
BECA supports a range of case types, including civil, criminal, family, and probate cases. It allows users to file documents electronically, pay fines and fees online, search for and access case information, and view court calendars. The system also enables judges to view case documents and manage cases electronically, reducing the need for paper-based case files.
What Records Are Available on Beca?
Not all court records may be available on the Brevard Electronic Court Application (BECA), as it may depend on the specific court and case. However, BECA provides access to electronic court records and case information for cases that are filed in the Brevard County court system. This includes civil, criminal, family, and probate cases.
BECA provides access to case information, including case numbers, names of parties, dates of filings, and other case details. It also allows users to view and download electronic court documents filed in a case, such as pleadings, orders, and judgments.
However, there may be some limitations on the availability of court records on BECA. For example, certain confidential or sealed documents may not be accessible through the system. Additionally, records for some older cases may not be available electronically, as they may have been filed in paper form before the implementation of electronic filing.
If you have questions about the availability of court records on BECA, you can contact the Brevard County Clerk of Courts for more information.
Why use the BECA system?
There are several reasons why people want to use the Brevard Electronic Court Application (BECA):
- Convenience: One of the main reasons people want to use BECA is for the convenience it provides. Users can file documents electronically from anywhere with an internet connection, eliminating the need to travel to the courthouse to file documents in person. This saves time and money for attorneys, litigants, and other court users.
- Accessibility: BECA makes it easier for court users to access case information and court records online. Users can search for and view court records from anywhere with an internet connection, providing greater accessibility and transparency in the court system.
- Efficiency: BECA streamlines court operations by reducing the need for paper-based filings and case files. Electronic filing and document management can help to reduce errors and increase the speed and accuracy of court processes.
- Security: BECA is a secure system that complies with state and federal regulations regarding the handling of electronic court records. Electronic records are more secure than paper-based records and are less vulnerable to loss, theft, or damage.
Overall, BECA provides a more efficient, convenient, and accessible way to manage court filings and case information, benefiting attorneys, litigants, judges, and other court users.
What else can I do with BECA?
- Create an account: To create an account, visit the Brevard County Clerk of Courts website and follow the instructions for creating an account. You will need to provide personal information and create a username and password.
- File a document: To file a document electronically, select the appropriate case type and follow the instructions for submitting the document. You may need to provide information about the case, such as the case number and the names of the parties.
- Pay fees: If there are fees associated with filing the document, you will need to pay them online using a credit card or other electronic payment method.
- Track your case: You can track the status of your case and any documents that you have filed by logging in to BECA and viewing your case docket.
It’s important to note that BECA is only available to authorized users, including attorneys and litigants who have an active case in the Brevard County court system. If you have any questions or need assistance with using BECA, you can contact the Brevard County Clerk of Courts for support.