San Francisco Court Records Search

See San Francisco, 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 Francisco Courts

Jerry Garcia Drug Court 40 John F Shelley Drive San Francisco CA 94134 415-392-9280

San Francisco Superior Civil Court 400 McAllister Street San Francisco CA 94102 415-551-4000

San Francisco Superior Criminal Court 850 Bryant Street San Francisco CA 94103 415-553-1159

San Francisco Traffic Court 805 Bryant Street San Francisco CA 94103

Find San Francisco Court Records

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

San Francisco Criminal Records

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

San Francisco Civil Court Records

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

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

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