Bay County Court Records Search

See Bay County, FL courts and search free public court records. Courts are legal institutions which resolve disputes between parties and rule on legal cases related to civil, criminal, and administrative matters.

List of Bay County Courts

Bay County Circuit Court 300 East 4th Street Panama FL 32401 850-747-5327

Bay County Clerk of Court and Comptroller 300 East 4th Street Panama FL 32401 850-763-9061

Find Bay County Court Records

Bay County Courts maintain records on all legal actions taken in Bay County, FL, which can include court cases, legal filings, and court docket information. These public records are open and available upon request in Bay County. In order to locate the correct court record, you will need to know which Bay County Court heard the case. Legal actions are divided between Bay County Criminal Courts and Bay County Civil Courts.

Bay County Criminal Records

Criminal Courts in Bay County, FL maintain records on felony and misdemeanor cases, including homicides, sexual assaults, DUIs, property crimes, drug charges, and other criminal charges. These criminal records often include Bay County Police Department records, bond information, and personal information about the defendant.

Bay County Civil Court Records

Civil Courts at the Florida State level in Bay County contain public records on legal actions that are not criminal in nature, including traffic accident reports, divorce proceedings, nonpayment claims following business transactions, consumer complaints, and product liability claims. Florida Civil Courts have records on Bay County adoption, divorce, estate, bankruptcy, probate, and Bay County Tax Court records. Some of these records may be sealed or partially redacted due to the sensitive information they contain.

Federal Civil Court Records in Bay County

Bay County Federal Civil Courts have records on business and personal bankruptcy cases, civil rights abuses, disputes among banks and financial institutions, interstate commerce claims, and any issue involving Federal government agencies. You can also obtain court records on Bay County subpoenas, indictments, jury lists, summonses, warrants, writs, injunctions, foreclosures, and judgments from a Bay County Court.

Contact Bay County Courts

Once you have identified the court holding the documents you need, you can contact that court directly for court records. For Federal Courts in Bay County, the National Archives Order Reproductions site provides an online search tool for court records. For local, Bay County Court, or Florida State Court records, you can file an application with the court's clerk or use an online database.