See Oakland, 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.
Alameda Superior Court 1225 Fallon Street Oakland CA 94612 510-891-6031
Oakland Superior Court 661 Washington Street Oakland CA 94607 510-627-4700
Oakland Courts maintain records on all legal actions taken in Oakland, CA, which can include court cases, legal filings, and court docket information. These public records are open and available upon request in Oakland. In order to locate the correct court record, you will need to know which Oakland Court heard the case. Legal actions are divided between Oakland Criminal Courts and Oakland Civil Courts.Oakland Criminal Records
Criminal Courts in Oakland, 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 Oakland Police Department records, bond information, and personal information about the defendant.Oakland Civil Court Records
Civil Courts at the California State level in Oakland 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 Oakland adoption, divorce, estate, bankruptcy, probate, and Oakland 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 Oakland
Oakland 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 Oakland subpoenas, indictments, jury lists, summonses, warrants, writs, injunctions, foreclosures, and judgments from an Oakland Court.Contact Oakland 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 Oakland, the National Archives Order Reproductions site provides an online search tool for court records. For local, Alameda County Court, or California State Court records, you can file an application with the court's clerk or use an online database.