Kern County Court Records Search

See Kern County, CA 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 Kern County Courts

Bakersfield Juvenile Court 2100 College Avenue Bakersfield CA 93305 661-868-4270

Bakersfield Superior Court 1415 Truxtun Avenue Bakersfield CA 93301 661-868-5393

Delano Superior Court 1122 Jefferson Street Delano CA 93215 661-720-5800

Kern County Superior Court 1215 Truxtun Avenue Bakersfield CA 93301 661-868-7207

Lamont Superior Court 12022 Main Street Lamont CA 93241 661-868-5800

Shafter Courts 325 Central Valley Highway Shafter CA 93263 661-746-7500

Taft Superior Court 311 North Lincoln Street Taft CA 93268 661-763-8566

Find Kern County Court Records

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

Kern County Criminal Records

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

Kern County Civil Court Records

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

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

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