Lake County Court Records Search

See Lake 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 Lake County Courts

Clearlake Superior Court 7000 South Center Drive Clearlake CA 95422 707-994-6598

Lake Superior Court 255 North Forbes Street Lakeport CA 95453 707-263-2374

Find Lake County Court Records

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

Lake County Criminal Records

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

Lake County Civil Court Records

Civil Courts at the California State level in Lake 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 Lake County adoption, divorce, estate, bankruptcy, probate, and Lake 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 Lake County

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

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