Jay County Court Records Search

See Jay County IN 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.


Dunkirk City Court 131 South Main Street Dunkirk IN 47336 260-768-6565


Jay County Circuit Court 120 North Court Street Portland IN 47371 260-726-4044

Jay County Superior Court 120 North Court Street Portland IN 47371 260-726-9761

Portland City Court 1616 North Franklin Street Portland IN 47371 260-726-3358

Find Jay County Court Records

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

Jay County Criminal Records

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

Jay County Civil Court Records

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

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

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