Clayton Court Records Search

See Clayton 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.


Clayton County District Court 1 Court Street Clayton AL 36016 334-775-8700


Find Clayton Court Records

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

Clayton Criminal Records

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

Clayton Civil Court Records

Civil Courts at the Alabama State level in Clayton 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 Clayton adoption, divorce, estate, bankruptcy, probate, and Clayton 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 Clayton

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

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