San Diego County Court Records Search

See San Diego 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 San Diego County Courts

Chula Vista Superior Court 500 3rd Avenue Chula Vista CA 91910 619-691-4726

El Cajon Superior Court 250 East Main Street El Cajon CA 92020 619-441-4336

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

Ramona Superior Court 1428 Montecito Road Ramona CA 92065 760-738-2400

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

Vista Superior Court 325 South Melrose Drive Vista CA 92081 760-726-9595

Find San Diego County Court Records

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

San Diego County Criminal Records

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

San Diego County Civil Court Records

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

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

Contact San Diego 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 San Diego County, 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.