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Riverside County Criminal & Court Records

  • Blythe Division - Superior Court Click here to run on-site court house search

    The Blythe division of the Superior Court has jurisdiction over Blythe and Ripley. It has separate contact phone numbers for both Family Law and Traffic. The court handles cases involving felonies, misdemeanors, civil actions, eviction, small claims and traffic. There are no probation reports released by the court. You can obtain records by phone, fax, mail, online and in person. Criminal records are computerized from 1991 and the same is true for civil records. Both types of records are destroyed after ten years.

    265 N Broadway

    Blythe, CA 92225
     760-921-5902
       7:30AM-4PM
    Jurisdiction Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
    Notes Includes Blythe, Ripley. Phone for Family Law is 760-921-7982. Traffic phone is 760-921-7828.
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Informationname, years to search; also helpful: DOB, sex
    • Years AvailableCriminal records computerized from 1991, index files from 1983. Records destroyed after 10 years
    • Record Retrieval MethodsPhone, fax, mail, online, in person
    • Civil Records
    • Required Informationname, years to search
    • Years Available Civil records on computer from 1984, prior on docket books/ microfiche.

  • Superior Court - Criminal Click here to run on-site court house search

    The Superior Court serves criminal cases from downtown Riverside. They handle felonies and misdemeanors. The court does not provide adoption, juvenile, medical, probation or unlawful detainers for 60 days and do not release sealed records. Criminal records are on microfiche and computer from 1970. You can obtain the records by phone, fax, mail, online and in person. Records are also available on CD Rom for a fee of $25.00 per month per department and a complete name index is $300.00 per department.

    4100 Main St
    Riverside Hall of Justice
    Riverside, CA 92501
     951-955-4600
     951-955-4007  7:30AM-4PM
    Jurisdiction Felony, Misdemeanor
    Notes Criminal indexes available on CD-Rom, but no DOBs. Overall index goes back to 6/90.
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Informationname, years to search, DOB; also helpful: SSN
    • Years AvailableCriminal records on microfiche and computer since 1970, index file from 1956
    • Record Retrieval MethodsPhone, fax, mail, online, in person
    • Civil Records

  • Banning Division - Superior Court Click here to run on-site court house search

    The Banning Division provided criminal and civil records are kept for a period of ten years and then destroyed. This court deals with felony, misdemeanor, civil actions under $25,000, eviction, small claims and traffic cases. You can obtain the records by mail, in person, phone or online. There are no probations reports released by this court. The court serves Banning, Cabazon, Highland Springs, Poppet Flatt, Silent Valley, Beaumont. They are open to the public between 730 AM and 430 PM.

    135 N Alessandro Rd

    Banning, CA 92220
     951-922-7140
     951-922-7150  7:30AM-4PM
    Jurisdiction Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
    Notes Includes Banning, Cabazon, Highland Springs, Poppet Flatt, Silent Valley, Beaumont, Calimesa, Cherry Valley and Whitewater.
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Informationname, years to search; also helpful-case number
    • Years AvailableCriminal records computerized from 1992, index files from 1983. Records destroyed after 10 years
    • Record Retrieval MethodsPhone, mail, online, in person
    • Civil Records
    • Required Informationname, years to search; also helpful-case number
    • Years Available Civil records on computer from 1984, prior on docket books/ microfiche.

  • Southwest Justice Center - Superior Court Click here to run on-site court house search

    The Southwest Justice Center, Superior Court, in Murrieta handles felonies, misdemeanors and family law. Adoption, juvenile, medical, probation or sealed records are not released by the court. Criminal records on are computer since 1992, prior records are on microfiche. You can obtain mail, fax, online and in person. This court is one that is fairly new as of 1/21/2003. It took the criminal cases from the Superior Courts in Hemet and Perris that are closed.

    30755-D Auld Rd, #1226

    Murrieta, CA 92563
     951-704-7634
     951-704-7638  7:30AM-4PM
    Jurisdiction Felony, Misdemeanor, Family Law
    Notes This is a relatively new court that as of 1/21/03 took in the criminal court cases from the closed Superior Courts in Hemet and Perris.
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Informationname, years to search
    • Years AvailableCriminal records on computer since 1992; prior records on fiche
    • Record Retrieval MethodsMail, fax, online, in person
    • Civil Records

  • Indio Division - Superior Court Click here to run on-site court house search

    The Indio Division has jurisdiction over matters related to cases about misdemeanors, civil actions under $25,000, evictions, small claims, probate and traffic. It covers the general area that covers from Palm Springs to Indio. You can obtain records by phone, fax, mail, online and in person. There criminal records have been computerized since 1993 and records older than ten years are destroyed. Civil records are also on computer and they also are destroyed after ten years.

    46200 Oasis St
    Larson Justice Center
    Indio, CA 92201
     760-393-2426
     760-863-8707  7:30AM-4PM
    Jurisdiction Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Traffic
    Notes Includes Bermuda Dunes, Coachella, Desert Center, Eagle Mountain, Indian Wells, Indio, La Quinta, Mecca, North Shore, Pinyon Pines, Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage, Salton Sea, Oasis, Thermal, Thousand Palms,. Most Palm Springs records here.
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Informationname, years to search, signed release
    • Years AvailableCriminal records computerized from 1993, index files from 1983. Records destroyed after 10 years
    • Record Retrieval MethodsPhone, fax, mail, online, 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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Riverside County Court Recorder Offices

County Recorder

Riverside County
PO Box 751
Riverside, CA 92502-0751
951-486-7000
951-486-7047 8AM-4:30PM (recording hours 8AM-2PM)
Record Availability Separate indices to search. Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 1998.

Courier Offices

2724 Gateway Dr

Riverside, CA 92507

County Assessor

951-955-6250

Treasurer

951-955-3900

Vital Records

951-486-7000

 
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