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Forsyth County Criminal & Court Records

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    Dealing with Felony, Civil, Small Claims, Misdemeanor, Evictions and Probate is the responsibility of the Forsyth County Superior-District Court. Public records can be searched in person or by requesting records through the mail. Criminal and Civil cases are searched separately. All records are retained on books back to 1968 and Criminal records are kept on computer since 1983. Civil records are computerized since April of 1989. On the North Carolina Court System website, you can find schedules and court calendar information.

    PO Box 20099
    200 N Main, Hall of Justice
    Winston Salem, NC 27120-0099
     336-761-2018  8AM-5PM
    Jurisdiction Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate
    Notes Civil index is searched separately from the criminal index. Search civil and criminal court calendars at
    • Criminal Records
    • Required InformationDOB
    • Years AvailableCriminal records on computer since 10/1983, prior on books to 1968, on microfiche prior
    • Record Retrieval MethodsMail, in person
    • Civil Records
    • Required Informationname, years to search
    • Years Available Civil records on computer from 1984, prior on docket books/ microfiche.

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Forsyth County Court Recorder Offices

Register of Deeds

Forsyth County
201 N Chestnut St, 2nd Fl
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
336-703-2700, info-336-703-2701
336-727-8599 8AM-5PM
Record Availability All recorded documents are in one master index. Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 1849.

Courier Offices

201 N Chestnut St, 2nd Fl
County Gov't Ctr
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

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