Newport Rhode Island
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2nd District Court

Address
45 Washington Sq Newport, RI 02840
Phone
401-841-8350
Fax
n/a
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM (til 4PM-summer)
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $10,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No juvenile, family court, sealed, expunged or ordered by judge or adoption records released

Criminal Records

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name

Years Available

Overall records from 1999-2002. Computerized records from 1999-2004.

Record Retrieval Methods

In person, online

Civil Records

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Superior Court

Address
Florence K Murray Judicial Complex 45 Washington Sq Newport, RI 02840
Phone
401-841-8330
Fax
401-846-1673
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM (July and August till 4PM)
Jurisdiction
Felony, Civil Actions over $5,000, Family
Restricted Records
No child molestation or sexual assault records released
General Note
The Family Court Division can be reached at 401-841-8340. The Superior Court has concurrent jurisdiction with the District Court on civil matters between $5,000 and $10,000.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1983, index from 1968. Prior records archived at Records Center

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, fax, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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