Manatee County Court Records Search

See Manatee County, 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 Manatee County Courts

Manatee Circuit Court 1051 Manatee Avenue West Bradenton FL 34205 941-749-3600

Manatee County Court 1051 Manatee Avenue West Bradenton FL 34205 941-749-3600

Find Manatee County Court Records

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

Manatee County Criminal Records

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

Manatee County Civil Court Records

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

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

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