Gainesville Court Records Search

See Gainesville, 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 Gainesville Courts

Alachua County Court 220 South Main Street Gainesville FL 32601 352-374-3636

Alachua County Family Court 201 East University Avenue Gainesville FL 32601 352-264-6996

Find Gainesville Court Records

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

Gainesville Criminal Records

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

Gainesville Civil Court Records

Civil Courts at the Florida State level in Gainesville 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 Gainesville adoption, divorce, estate, bankruptcy, probate, and Gainesville 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 Gainesville

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

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