Strafford New Hampshire
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Strafford County Criminal & Court Records

Rochester Circuit Court - District Division

Address
76 N Main St Rochester, NH 03867
Phone
603-332-3516
Fax
n/a
Hours
8AM-4PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records
No sealed, juvenile, mental health, expunged records released
General Note
Includes city of Rochester and the towns of Barrington, Milton, New Durham, Farmington, Strafford, and Middleton.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: DOB

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1989, index cards from 7/80, index books from 1960s

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful DOB

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Superior Court

Address
PO Box 799 259 County Farm Rd Dover, NH 03821-0799
Phone
603-742-3065
Fax
n/a
Hours
8AM-4PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Civil Actions over $1,500, DR
Restricted Records
No sealed, juvenile, mental health, expunged or dismissed records released
General Note
Search fee includes all indexes, if asked.

Criminal Records

Required Information

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

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 3/89, index cards from 1970, index books from 1900s, organized 1769

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Dover Circuit Court - District and Family Divisions

Address
25 St Thomas St Dover, NH 03820
Phone
603-742-7202
Fax
603-742-5956
Hours
8AM-4PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $20,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Domestic, Juvenile
Restricted Records
No adoption, sealed, juvenile, mental health, expunged or dismissed records released
General Note
Includes cases from the closed Durham District Court. Includes Cities of Dover, Somersworth, towns of Rollinsford, Durham, Lee and Madbury. There is also a Family Court at 279 County Farm Rd in Diver at the County Bldg - 603-742-5341.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1993, on index cards from 1980, index books from 1970

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Somersworth District Court

Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
General Note
This court combined with the Dover District Court on 11/1/02.

Criminal Records

Required Information

Years Available

Record Retrieval Methods

Civil Records

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Strafford County Court Recorder Offices

Register of Deeds

Address
Strafford County PO Box 799 Dover, NH 03821-0799
Phone
603-742-1741
Fax
603-749-5130
Hours
8:30AM-4:30PM
Record Avalilability
Separate indices to search include grantor/grantee. Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 1931.

Courier Offices

Address
259 County Farm Rd Dover, NH 03820

County Assessor

Phone
603-743-6014

Treasurer

Phone
603-742-1458