Franklin County Court Records Search

See Franklin County 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.


Franklin County District Court 410 North Jackson Avenue Russellville AL 35653 256-332-8861


Littleville Courthouse 1310 George Wallace Highway Russellville AL 35654 256-332-3474

Phil Campbell Courthouse 580 Railroad Street Phil Campbell AL 35581 256-993-5313

Red Bay Courthouse 203 4th Avenue Southwest Red Bay AL 35582 205-356-4473

Find Franklin County Court Records

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

Franklin County Criminal Records

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

Franklin County Civil Court Records

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

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

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