Santa Clara County Court Records Search

See Santa Clara 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 Clara County Courts

Los Gatos Superior Court 14205 Capri Drive Los Gatos CA 95032 408-370-4440

Palo Alto Traffic Court 270 Grant Avenue Palo Alto CA 94306 650-462-3800

San Jose Drug Court 115 Terraine Street San Jose CA 95110 408-491-4700

San Jose Family Court 170 Park Center Plaza San Jose CA 95113 408-534-5600

San Jose Juvenile Court 840 Guadalupe Parkway San Jose CA 95110 408-808-6200

San Jose Superior Court 191 North 1st Street San Jose CA 95113 408-882-2100

San Jose Superior Criminal Court 190 West Hedding Street San Jose CA 95110 408-808-6600

San Jose Traffic Court 1095 Homestead Road Santa Clara CA 95050 408-808-3100

San Martin Superior Court 12425 Monterey Highway Gilroy CA 95020 408-695-5000

Santa Clara Family Court 99 Notre Dame Avenue San Jose CA 95113 408-882-2900

Santa Clara Superior Traffic Court 1095 Homestead Road Santa Clara CA 95050 408-556-3000

Sunnyvale Superior Criminal Court 605 West El Camino Real Sunnyvale CA 94087 408-481-3500

Find Santa Clara County Court Records

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

Santa Clara County Criminal Records

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

Santa Clara County Civil Court Records

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

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

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