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Jefferson County Criminal & Court Records

District Court - Bessemer Division

Address
1852 2nd Ave N, #130 1801 Third Ave N Bessemer, AL 35020
Phone
205-497-8620
Hours
8AM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $10,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Restricted Records
No sealed, adoptions, youthful offenders or juvenile records released
Civil Note
The state court system offers various pay plans at www.alacourt.com subscription service; includes civil, DR, traffic, warrants, trial court dockets, and notification features.

Criminal Records

Required Information

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

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1986, on index cards from 1977, prior on docket books

Record Retrieval Methods

Online, in person, mail

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

Circuit Court - Bessemer Division

Address
1852 2nd Ave N, #130 1801 Third Ave N Bessemer, AL 35020
Phone
205-497-8510
Fax
n/a
Hours
8AM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Civil Actions over $10,000
Restricted Records
No sealed, adoptions, youthful offenders or juvenile records released.
Civil Note
The state court system offers various pay plans at www.alacourt.com subscription service; includes civil, DR, traffic, warrants, trial court dockets, and notification features.

Criminal Records

Required Information

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

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1988, on index books from 1930s to 1977.

Record Retrieval Methods

Online, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search.

Click here to run on-site court house search

Circuit Court - Birmingham Criminal Division

Address
801 Richard Arrington Blvd, Rm 901 Birmingham, AL 35203
Phone
205-325-5285
Hours
8AM-4:55PM
Jurisdiction
Felony
Restricted Records
No sealed, adoptions, youthful offenders, sex offender cases or juvenile records released

Criminal Records

Required Information

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

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1970, index books prior

Record Retrieval Methods

Online, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

District Court - Birmingham Criminal Division

Address
801 Richard Arrington Blvd N, Rm 207 Birmingham, AL 35203
Phone
205-325-5309
Fax
n/a
Hours
8AM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor
Restricted Records
No sealed, sexual abuse, adoptions, youthful offenders or juvenile records released

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, DOB; also helpful: years to search, SSN, sex, date of arrest

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1986. To search for records prior to 1987, require arrest date

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, online, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

Jefferson County Court Recorder Offices

County Judge of Probate

Address
Jefferson County (Birmingham Division) 716 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd #130 Birmingham, AL 35203
Phone
205-325-5512- records
Fax
205-325-1437
Hours
8AM-4:45PM
Record Avalilability
Indices by instrument type. Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 1986, includes Birmingham and Bessemer Divisions; Older records would be at their original filing location, by zip code.

Courier Offices

Address
716 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd #130 Courthouse Birmingham, AL 35203

County Assessor

Phone
205-325-5505

Treasurer

Phone
205-325-5372

Vital

Appraiser
205-325-5182

County Judge of Probate

Address
Jefferson County (Bessemer Division) 1801 3rd Ave, Rm 101 Bessemer, AL 35020
Phone
205-481-4100
Hours
8AM-4:30PM
Record Avalilability
Separate indices to search include Real, Personal, UCCs. Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 1986, includes Birmingham and Bessemer Divisions; Older records would be at their original filing location, by zip code. Begins 1987.

Courier Offices

Address
1801 3rd Ave, Rm 101 Bessemer, AL 35020

County Assessor

Phone
205-481-4120

Treasurer

Appraiser
205-481-4120