Civic Center, Hall of Justice, Room 113
8:00am - 4:00pm
Viewing Court Records
Register of Actions information for non-confidential civil, probate and small claims cases is now available
clicking here. Information for all other cases must be accessed at the courthouse only. Please
note that current day entries do not appear in the online Register of Actions until the next court business day.
The Court's Public Index provides the case name, case number, names of parties, case type, filing date,
disposition date (if no longer active) and other information helpful in locating and identifying the correct
case from among the thousands of cases in the Public Index. Individuals may access the Public Index online
by clicking here.
Members of the public may view and request copies of records in person at the Records Management Office.
Public computers are available in this office so that individuals can search the public index and court
- Civil court cases located within the Civil Clerk’s office are made available to the public
at the time of request. Please arrive at least 45 minutes prior to close of business to allow time for
viewing and to request copies.
- If requested in person by 12:30 p.m., criminal court cases located within the Criminal Clerk’s office are made available to the
public the next court business day. If requested in person after 12.30 p.m., it will be made available within two (2) court business days.
To request a file, emailing is the preferred option for the Records Management Office. Please read these steps:
- You must provide the case number. Case name and/or names of involved parties can be used to look up case
numbers by clicking here.
- You will receive a response to your email within two (2) court business days.
- Please only call if you cannot use email or if you have not received a response after two (2) court business days.
Individuals who need assistance in finding the case they are seeking may request help in person or by
sending in a written research request by mail.
click here for Criminal Research Requests
click here for Civil Research Requests
The Records Management Office does not provide case information or conduct research over the telephone
or through email.
PLEASE NOTE: Files that are in use by the Court will not be available for public viewing or copying when requested.
Requestors may check back with Records staff periodically to see whether files are available for viewing.
Public Record Viewing Schedule
Active and Disposed Files stored at the Civic Center|
In Person Request By
Available for Viewing By|
||8:00 a.m. Next Court Business Day|
Maximum of 12 case files per day.
First six case files are free. Additional six are $15.
Requesting Copies of Court Records
Copies of documents in court files may be purchased for $0.50 per page. You may request up to 10 pages while you wait. Deposit or pre-payment required for copy requests over 50 pages.
Due to limited staffing in the Records Management Division, most copy jobs will not be completed while you wait. A member of the staff will contact
you once your copies have been completed. You will have the option to pay for your copies at that time over
the phone and have your copies mailed or emailed to you, or you may come back to our office during normal business hours
to pick up your copies.
Copy Fee Disclaimer: All copy job deposits and sales are final and non-refundable.
There is also a $5 retrieval charge for files that are stored outside of the Civic Center.
Copies and Certifications of Criminal Records Requested by Government Agencies
For government agencies seeking copies and certifications of criminal records, please
click here for information on how to submit such requests.
The Records Management Office also handles the return and destruction of case exhibits, following the disposition
of court cases. For more information about exhibits, please click here.
To request copies of court hearing transcripts, please click here.
The Court has created a centralized office for the viewing and
copying of all public court records and to pick up exhibits after
the conclusion of a court case. Active and disposed court records for
all public case types (criminal, civil, family law, probate, small claims, etc.)
may be requested for public inspection by contacting the Records Management Office
in person or by phone, mail or email.
Case Records Include all filed documents such as:
Dockets (also referred to as the Register of Actions):
A record of the complete history of the case with brief
chronological summaries of the court proceedings.
Motions: Written request made by a party to an action before,
during, or after a trial asking the judge to issue a ruling or order in that party's favor.
Pleadings: Written statements filed with the court that describes a party's
legal or factual claims about the case and what the party wants from the court.
Copies of court records can be requested for $0.50 per page.
Court Transcripts: A court transcript is a verbatim accounting of
everything said in the courtroom on the record during a proceeding.
Transcripts are the property of the Court Reporter; costs for transcripts vary but
on average run $3 per page. To request copies of transcripts, please