Sumter County Court Records Search

See Sumter County, GA 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 Sumter County Courts

Americus Magistrate Court 500 West Lamar Street Americus GA 31709 229-928-4524

Americus Municipal Court 119 South Lee Street Americus GA 31709 229-924-3677

Americus Superior Court West Lamar St Americus GA 31709 229-928-4565

Leslie Municipal Court 108 Commerce Street Leslie GA 31764 229-874-1259

Plains Municipal Court 101 West Church Street Plains GA 31780 229-824-5445

Find Sumter County Court Records

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

Sumter County Criminal Records

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

Sumter County Civil Court Records

Civil Courts at the Georgia State level in Sumter 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. Georgia Civil Courts have records on Sumter County adoption, divorce, estate, bankruptcy, probate, and Sumter 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 Sumter County

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

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