Birmingham Court Records Search

See Birmingham AL 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.


Birmingham Municipal Court 801 17th Street North Birmingham AL 35203 205-254-2161


Hoover Municipal Court 2020 Valleydale Road Birmingham AL 35244 205-444-7526

Jefferson County District Court 801 Richard Arrington Junior Boulevard North Birmingham AL 35203 205-325-5285

Tarrant Municipal Court 1604 Pinson Valley Parkway Birmingham AL 35217 205-849-2800

Find Birmingham Court Records

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

Birmingham Criminal Records

Criminal Courts in Birmingham, AL 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 Birmingham Police Department records, bond information, and personal information about the defendant.

Birmingham Civil Court Records

Civil Courts at the Alabama State level in Birmingham 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. Alabama Civil Courts have records on Birmingham adoption, divorce, estate, bankruptcy, probate, and Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Birmingham 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 Birmingham subpoenas, indictments, jury lists, summonses, warrants, writs, injunctions, foreclosures, and judgments from a Birmingham Court.

Contact Birmingham 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 Birmingham, the National Archives Order Reproductions site provides an online search tool for court records. For local, Court, or Alabama State Court records, you can file an application with the court's clerk or use an online database.