What records are available to the general public?

The most common requested records are court case files and transcripts and final judgments from civil, probate and criminal cases. Some records may be exempt by judicial rule, order or case law. The more commonly requested records that are not available include:

  • Adoption records
  • Certain criminal investigation records
  • Child in need of care records
  • Expunged criminal and juvenile records

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1. Are court records available to the general public?
2. What records are available to the general public?
3. Can I obtain someone’s address from the court records?
4. How do I obtain a copy of a marriage license?
5. How do I obtain copies from a court record?
6. What is the cost of printing or receiving copies of court records?
7. Will the court staff help identify and explain the information in a court record?
8. May I request searches over the phone?
9. Where can I go for a background check on someone?