Orange County Court Records Search

See Orange 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 Orange County Courts

Fullerton Superior Court 1275 North Berkeley Avenue Fullerton CA 92832 877-872-2122

Laguna Hills Superior Court 23141 Moulton Parkway Laguna Hills CA 92653 714-449-8100

Laguna Niguel Superior Court 30143 Crown Valley Parkway Laguna Niguel CA 92677 714-449-8100

Newport Beach Superior Court 4601 Jamboree Road Newport Beach CA 92660 714-449-8100

Orange County Superior Court I 751 West Santa Ana Boulevard Santa Ana CA 92701 714-834-6614

Orange County Superior Court II 909 North Main Street Santa Ana CA 92701

Santa Ana Superior Court 700 West Civic Center Drive Santa Ana CA 92701 714-449-8100

Westminster Superior Court 8141 13th Street Westminster CA 92683 714-449-8100

Find Orange County Court Records

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

Orange County Criminal Records

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

Orange County Civil Court Records

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

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

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