Lake South Dakota
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Lake South Dakota court records and public records

Lake County Criminal & Court Records

Circuit Court

Address
200 E Center St Madison, SD 57042
Phone
605-256-5644
Fax
605-256-5012
Hours
8AM-N, 1-5PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Domestic, Probate
Restricted Records
No juvenile, sealed, or mental health records released
Civil Note
Access civil money judgments from 04/19/2004 forward on a statewide system at https://apps.sd.gov/applications/judgmentquery/login.aspx.
General Note
Note that civil cases for amounts up to $12,000 may be held at the Magistrate Court, but all money judgments can be access as described below.

Criminal Records

Required Information

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

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since 1989 on a statewide system; prior records on docket books since 1800s

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: address

Click here to run on-site court house search

Lake County Court Recorder Offices

Register of Deeds

Address
Lake County 200 E Center St Madison, SD 57042
Phone
605-256-7614
Fax
605-256-7614
Hours
8AM-5PM
Record Avalilability
All recorded documents are in one master index. Records indexed on computer back to 1/00.

Courier Offices

Address
200 E Center St Courthouse Madison, SD 57042

County Assessor

Phone
605-256-7605

Treasurer

Phone
605-256-7618

Vital

Appraiser
605-256-7614