Fort Payne Court Records Search

See Fort Payne 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.


De Kalb County Circuit Clerk 300 Grand Avenue South Fort Payne AL 35967 256-845-8525


Fort Payne Court Magistrate 100 Alabama Avenue Fort Payne AL 35967 256-845-6728

Find Fort Payne Court Records

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

Fort Payne Criminal Records

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

Fort Payne Civil Court Records

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

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

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