Polk County Court Records Search

See Polk 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 Polk County Courts

Lake Wales County Court 642 Florida 60 Lake Wales FL 33853 863-678-4002

Lakeland County Court 930 East Parker Street Lakeland FL 33801 863-603-6412

Polk County Court 255 North Broadway Avenue Bartow FL 33830 863-534-4446

Winter Haven County Court 3425 Lake Alfred Road Winter Haven FL 33881 863-401-2400

Find Polk County Court Records

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

Polk County Criminal Records

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

Polk County Civil Court Records

Civil Courts at the Florida State level in Polk 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 Polk County adoption, divorce, estate, bankruptcy, probate, and Polk 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 Polk County

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

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