Court Clerk Information

Court clerks maintain records on all criminal and civil cases which are tried in their jurisdiction. This includes judgements, rulings, orders, and other proceedings of the court. To find records on a court case, first you need to determine the type of case. Criminal cases involve someone who is suspected of breaking a law, while civil cases are usually private disputes between individuals citizens, companies, or organizations. Each type of case can be tried at the local (county or circuit) level, in a state court, or at the federal court level. The level of court is dependent upon circumstances, such as whether a case is in appeal or the level of crime with which a defendant is charged.

About 70% of states in the U.S. allow public access to court records. In these states, once you find contact information for the appropriate court clerk, you may be able to search for the case file online or in person at the clerk’s office. Copies of court records generally require a fee. The amount is based upon number of pages of the document, plus time spent by office staff in researching or assisting with a search. Online services may allow you to view, but not print, a document, unless you pay a fee or register with a subscription. Specific records may include warrants, arrest records, case details, and convictions. Most states maintain a database with information about all court cases, both civil and criminal, at every level of court. In some cases, you may only be able to search for a court record if you know the case number.

If you are looking for records from a U.S. district, bankruptcy, or appellate court, you may be able to find the information through the Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) project. The PACER website will also let you know whether or not a case is active.

Search Court Clerk by State:
Browse Court Clerk:

Please Share Your Experiences Visiting Or Staying In This Facility


Related pages


bernco warrantspueblo county assessor's websiteclarke county jail mug shotsknox county indiana arrestsjail view marshall countywashington county arkansas inmate listvenango county court housethurston county district court calendarhancock county jail inmatesfairfax county adult detention centersacramento main jail inmate informationwilliamsburg county jailbarron county justice centerguernsey county criminal recordseastern regional jail martinsburg west virginiaweber county jail addresschristian co jail inmate lookupshreveport city jail mugshotssabine county jailmiddlesex county ma court recordspueblo county inmate lookupoxford county court recordsgrayson county detention center leitchfield kyauburn ca jail inmate lookuptupelo jailmerced sheriff inmate searchbutler county jail kansaswww monroecountysheriff infotn inmate searchbenton county ar jailstarr county jail inmate searchanaconda jailbutler county arrest records patahlequah mugshotscolumbia county inmate lookuptarrant county texas inmate searchhumphreys county court clerkfairfax county civil court case informationosceola county inmate searchisanti county jail in custodymontgomery county ohio jail inmates mugshotssonoma county inmate locatorsandy springs ga police departmentfulton county georgia inmate searchchipley jailcolumbia county ga bookingsrecent arrests in st tammany parishinmate search jacksonvillesanta clara county criminal recordscambridge ohio jailaurora county inmate searchclayton county detention centerphone number for montgomery county jailnewton county ar sheriffccj inmate searchupson county inmate reportkings county bookings and inmate informationscott county jail mugshotssullivan county jail monticello nyessex county jail nyfannin county detention centerallegan county jailchisago county jail mnwashington county clerk kyberks county prison phone numberlee county jail inmatesweld county clerk of courtlane county jail inmates oregondaviess county ky sheriffwww stpao orgorange county inmate searchfloyd county court docketsyuma arizona jail inmate searchknox county arrests