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West Orange County Superior Court

Address
8141 13th St Westminster, CA 92683
Phone
657-622-5900
Fax
714-647-4843
Hours
8AM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No probation reports, unlawful detainer (under 60 days old) records released
Civil Note
Access civil case index and calendars free at www.occourts.org/online-services/case-access/. Family court calendars also shown.
General Note
Includes the cities of Cypress, Fountain Valley, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Los Alamitos, Rossmore, Seal Beach, Stanton, Sunset Beach, Surfside, Westminster and adjoining and unincorporated territory.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1996, microfiche from 1983. Most misdemeanor records destroyed after 5 years

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Harbor Justice Center - Criminal Division

Address
23141 Moulton Pkwy Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Phone
877-872-2122
Fax
714-647-4851
Hours
7:30AM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor
Restricted Records
No probation report, unlawful detainer records released
General Note
Includes Capistrano Bch, Coto De Caza, Dana Pt, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Mission Viejo, Rancho St. Margarita, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Trabuco Canyon.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since 1987; prior records on books

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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North Orange County Superior Court

Address
North Justice Court, 1275 N Berkeley Ave PO Box 5000 Fullerton, CA 92832-0500
Phone
657-622-5600
Hours
7:30AM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No probation reports or UD's for 60 days released
Civil Note
Access civil case index and calendars free at www.occourts.org/online-services/case-access/. Family court calendars also shown.
General Note
Traffic phone- 877-872-2122. Includes the cities of Anaheim, Brea, Buena Park, Fullerton, La Habra, La Palma, Placentia, Yorba Linda and surrounding unincorporated area including Anaheim Hills.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

All Criminal records are on computer. Records destroyed after 5-7 years from date of conviction.

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, also helpful: years to search

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Central Orange County Superior Court - Limited Jurisdiction

Address
700 Civic Ctr Dr West 700 Civic Ctr Dr W Santa Ana, CA 92701
Phone
657-622-7513
Fax
714-834-5589
Hours
7:30AM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Restricted Records
No probation reports released
Civil Note
Access civil case index and calendars free at www.occourts.org/online-services/case-access/. Family court calendars also shown.
General Note
Includes cities of Santa Ana, Orange, Tustin and surrounding unincorporated territories including Cowan Heights, El Modena, Tustin Marine Air Base, Lemon Heights, Modjeska, Orange Park Acres, Silverado Canyon and Villa Park.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records on index files and microfiche from 1986; on computer since 1995. Records destroyed after 10 years.

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

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Harbor - Newport Beach Superior Court

Address
Justice Center 4601 Jamboree Rd Newport Beach, CA 92660-2595
Phone
657-622-5400
Fax
714-647-4850
Hours
7:30AM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No probation reports nor police reports released
Civil Note
Access civil case index and calendars free at www.occourts.org/online-services/case-access/. Family court calendars also shown.
General Note
Includes Balboa Island, Corona Del Mar, Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Irvine, Santa Ana Heights, John Wayne/Orange Co Airport, Lido Isle and surrounding unincorporated areas. Mention issues about criminal division phone service to 714-834-7413.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records on computer go back 10 years; on microfiche -- felonies kept as long as 75 years, misdemeanors 5 years or more per Code 68152.

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

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Superior Court - Criminal Operations

Address
700 Civic Center Dr W Santa Ana, CA 92702
Phone
657-622-6878
Hours
7:30AM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor
Restricted Records
No adoption, juvenile, medical, probation or sealed records released

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1988, on microfiche and archived from 1966

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

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Orange County Court Recorder Offices

County Clerk Recorder

Address
Orange County PO Box 238 Santa Ana, CA 92702-0238
Phone
714-834-2500 (questions)
Fax
714-834-2575
Hours
8AM-4:30PM
Record Avalilability
All recorded documents are in one master index. Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 1982.

Courier Offices

Address
12 Civic Center Plaza, Rm 101 Santa Ana, CA 92701

County Assessor

Phone
714-834-2727

Treasurer

Phone
714-834-2682

Vital

Appraiser
714-834-2568