San Diego Court Records Search

See San Diego, 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 San Diego Courts

Kearny Mesa Traffic Court 8950 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard San Diego CA 92123 858-694-2066

San Diego Criminal Court 220 West Broadway San Diego CA 92101 619-531-4420

San Diego Juvenile Court 2851 Meadow Lark Drive San Diego CA 92123 858-694-4601

San Diego Superior Court 330 West Broadway San Diego CA 92101 619-531-3239

Find San Diego Court Records

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

San Diego Criminal Records

Criminal Courts in San Diego, 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 San Diego Police Department records, bond information, and personal information about the defendant.

San Diego Civil Court Records

Civil Courts at the California State level in San Diego 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 San Diego adoption, divorce, estate, bankruptcy, probate, and San Diego 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 San Diego

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

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