Court Closures by State

We have received notification that due to COVID-19, there are multiple courts closing throughout the U.S. We do expect the court closure situation to evolve RAPIDLY and we will continue to monitor the situation and update this list as we receive information.

ARIZONA

  • Maricopa County REOPENED but with limited services – please expect delays.

ARKANSAS

  • Pulaski County closed indefinitely but MOST cases are still accessible by researchers.  Only those requiring clerk assistance for missing information will be delayed.

CALIFORNIA

  • Colusa County closed until 6/1 - “clear” searches will still be available but any search where possible records are found will be unavailable until the court reopens
  • Contra Costa County partially reopened, please expect delays
  • Glenn County has limited services, please expect delays if records are found
  • Humboldt County partially reopened, please expect delays
  • Lake County closed until 6/1 - “clear” searches will still be available but any search where possible records are found will be delayed.
  • Los Angeles County closed until 6/23 but MOST cases are still accessible by researchers.  Only those requiring clerk assistance for missing information will be delayed.
  • Marin County closed until 6/1 - “clear” searches will still be available but any search where possible records are found will be unavailable until the court reopens.
  • Monterey County closed indefinitely - “clear” searches will still be available but any search where possible records are found will be unavailable until the court reopens.
  • Napa County closed until 6/1 - “clear” searches will still be available but any search where possible records are found will be unavailable until the court reopens.
  • San Bernardino County REOPENED with limited services, please expect delays
  • San Diego County REOPENED with limited services, please expect delays
  • San Joaquin County closed indefinitely - “clear” searches will still be available but any search where possible records are found will be unavailable until the court reopens
  • San Mateo County closed until 6/15 - “clear” searches will still be available but any search where possible records are found will be unavailable until the court reopens
  • Santa Barbara County REOPENED with limited services, please expect delays
  • Santa Clara County REOPENED with limited services, please expect delays
  • Sierra County closed indefinitely but researchers are able to request searches.  Please expect lengthy delays.
  • Siskiyou County closed until 6/1 - “clear” searches will still be available but any search where possible records are found will be unavailable until the court reopens
  • Solano County closed until 5/29 - “clear” searches will still be available but any search where possible records are found will be unavailable until the court reopens
  • Sonoma County is reducing hours until 6/1.  Most searches can still be completed but may be delayed.
  • Stanislaus County closed indefinitely - “clear” searches will still be available but any search where possible records are found will be unavailable until the court reopens.
  • Tulare County closed until 6/10 but MOST cases are still accessible by researchers.  Only those requiring clerk assistance for missing information will be delayed.
  • Ventura County is reducing hours until 6/10.  Most searches can still be completed but may be delayed.
  • Yolo County closed indefinitely but MOST cases are still accessible by researchers.  Only those requiring clerk assistance for missing information will be delayed.

CONNECTICUT

  • All courts closed indefinitely but MOST cases are still accessible by researchers.  Only those requiring clerk assistance for missing information will be delayed.

DELAWARE

  • All counties closed until 6/15

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

  • Records are available but please expect delays

GEORGIA

  • All counties not listed below have reopened but with limited services, please expect delays
  • Evans County closed indefinitely
  • Hancock County closed indefinitely
  • Johnson County closed until 6/15
  • Rabun County closed until 6/15
  • Tattnall County closed indefinitely
  • Treutlen County closed indefinitely
  • Whitfield County closed indefinitely

ILLINOIS

  • Cook County is open by appointment only, please expect delays

INDIANA

  • All courts have reduced their hours by 50%.  MOST cases are still accessible by researchers.  Only those requiring clerk assistance for missing information will be delayed.

KENTUCKY NOTE: A statewide search is available as an alternative but has a $25 court fee

  • All Counties closed until 6/1 by order of the state

LOUISIANA

  • Allen Parish REOPENED with limited services, please expect delays
  • Cameron Parish closed until 6/1
  • Jefferson Davis Parish REOPENED with limited services, please expect delays
  • Livingston Parish closed indefinitely
  • Saint James Parish closed indefinitely
  • Saint John the Baptist Parish closed indefinitely
  • Saint Mary Parish closed until 6/1
  • Vermilion Parish closed indefinitely
  • Vernon Parish closed indefinitely

 

MARYLAND

  • All courts are closed indefinitely but MOST cases are still accessible by researchers.  Only those requiring clerk assistance for missing information will be delayed.

MASSACHUSETTS

  • All courts closed until 6/1

MINNESOTA

  • All courts are closed indefinitely but conviction records are still available to researchers.  Non-conviction records will be unavailable until the courts reopen.

MISSISSIPPI

  • Bolivar County closed indefinitely - “clear” searches will still be available but any search where possible records are found will be unavailable until the court reopens
  • De Soto County has limited services, please expect delays
  • Harrison County has limited services, please expect delays
  • Hinds County has limited services, please expect delays
  • Itawamba County closed indefinitely
  • Jackson County has limited services, please expect delays
  • Lee County closed indefinitely
  • Marshall County has limited services, please expect delays
  • Monroe County is moving to a clerk search only, so expect delays
  • Montgomery County has limited services, please expect delays
  • Prentiss County REOPENED with limited services, please expect delays
  • Scott County has limited services, please expect delays
  • Simpson County has limited services, please expect delays
  • Union County has limited services, please expect delays
  • Warren County is limiting the number of people allowed in the court, so expect delays
  • Winston County has limited services, please expect delays

MONTANA

  • Yellowstone County REOPENED with limited services, please expect delays

NEW HAMPSHIRE

  • All courts have limited services, please expect delays

NEW JERSEY

  • All courts are closed indefinitely

NEW YORK

  • Albany County closed indefinitely
  • Cattaraugus County has limited services, please expect delays
  • Chautauqua County has limited services, please expect delays
  • Chenango County closed indefinitely
  • Clinton County has limited services, please expect delays
  • Delaware County closed indefinitely
  • Franklin County has limited services, please expect delays
  • Jefferson County has limited services, please expect delays
  • Onondaga County closed indefinitely
  • Schenectady County closed indefinitely
  • Statewide OCA staff are being reduced so results will be delayed
  • Steuben County has limited services, please expect delays
  • Washington County closed indefinitely
  • Yates County closed indefinitely

OHIO

  • Harrison County closed indefinitely but MOST cases are still accessible by researchers.  Only those requiring clerk assistance for missing information will be delayed.

TENNESSEE

  • Cannon County has limited services, please expect delays
  • Carroll County has limited services, please expect delays
  • Clay County has limited services, please expect delays
  • Dyer County has limited services, please expect delays
  • Gibson County closed indefinitely
  • Hardeman County has limited services, please expect delays
  • Hardin County has limited services, please expect delays
  • Henderson County has limited services, please expect delays
  • Lake County closed indefinitely
  • Lauderdale County has limited services, please expect delays
  • Lawrence County closed indefinitely but MOST cases are still accessible by researchers.  Only those requiring clerk assistance for missing information will be delayed.
  • Lincoln County has limited services, please expect delays
  • Loudon County closed indefinitely
  • Obion County has limited services, please expect delays
  • Sequatchie County has limited services, please expect delays
  • Tipton County has limited services, please expect delays
  • Weakley County has limited services, please expect delays

WEST VIRGINIA

  • All counties are closed but MOST cases are still accessible by researchers.  Only those requiring clerk assistance for missing information will be delayed.

WYOMING

  • Natrona County closed indefinitely