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Barnstable County Criminal & Court Records

Barnstable District Court

Address
PO Box 427, Route 6A, Barnstable, MA 02630
Phone
508-375-6600
Fax
508-362-0213
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No impounded records released
General Note
Includes Barnstable, Yarmouth, and Sandwich.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since 1996; prior records on index cards and docket books

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Orleans District Court

Address
237 Rock Harbor Rd Orleans, MA 02653
Phone
508-255-4700/1
Fax
508-240-5024
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No impounded records released
General Note
Includes Brewster, Chatham, Dennis, Eastham, Orleans, Truro, Wellfleet, Harwich, and Provincetown.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Years Available

Criminal records kept in storage from 1978. Some prior records destroyed

Record Retrieval Methods

In person only

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Falmouth District Court

Address
161 Jones Rd Falmouth, MA 02540
Phone
508-495-1500
Fax
508-495-0992
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No impounded records released
General Note
Includes Falmouth, Mashpee, and Bourne.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Years Available

Criminal records computerized since 1996

Record Retrieval Methods

Phone, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Superior Court

Address
3195 Main St PO Box 425 Barnstable, MA 02630
Phone
508-375-6684
Fax
508-362-1658
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Civil Actions over $25,000
Restricted Records
No victims names released
Civil Note
Online only for attorneys and law firms at www.ma-trialcourts.org/tcic/.
General Note
Their public access terminal is connected to the statewide Superior Court system. Call court to recommend document retriever who can perform search for you. Court personnel often refuse to respond to questions.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB; also helpful: address, SSN

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1975; books from 1830s

Record Retrieval Methods

In person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: address

Click here to run on-site court house search

Barnstable County Court Recorder Offices

County Register of Deeds

Address
Barnstable County PO Box 368 Barnstable, MA 02630
Phone
508-362-7733
Fax
508-362-5065
Hours
8AM-4PM
Record Avalilability
Record index not computerized.

Courier Offices

Address
3195 Main St, Rte 6A Barnstable, MA 02630

County Assessor

Phone
508-362-4022

Treasurer

Phone
508-362-4653