Santa Barbara County Court Records Search

See Santa Barbara 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 Santa Barbara County Courts

Anacapa Superior Court 1100 Anacapa Street Santa Barbara CA 93101 805-568-2220

Lompoc Superior Court 115 Civic Center Plaza Lompoc CA 93436 805-737-7789

Santa Barbara Superior Court 118 East Figueroa Street Santa Barbara CA 93101 805-568-3959

Santa Maria Superior Court 312 East Cook Street Santa Maria CA 93454 805-614-6590

Solvang Superior Court 1745 Mission Drive Solvang CA 93463 805-686-5040

Find Santa Barbara County Court Records

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

Santa Barbara County Criminal Records

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

Santa Barbara County Civil Court Records

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

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

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