Orange County Case Search (California)

Orange County Courts are judicial bodies that resolves legal disputes at the federal, California State, or local Orange County level. Courts typically specialize in a particular area of law, such as criminal, civil, family, and traffic courts. Courts also create records about their cases, which provide information about the defendant and plaintiffs in a trial, the charges brought against an individual, the outcome of a trial, and any sentences, court decrees, or probation orders. Any type of judicial action creates a paper trail, and many courts provide online access to their case records. This includes records on criminal misdemeanors and felonies, divorces, lawsuits against businesses, civil rights violations, complaints about sexual harassment or discrimination, and more. Court databases often allow the public to search cases by the names of the people involved.

Fullerton Superior Court Fullerton CA 1275 North Berkeley Avenue 92832 877-872-2122

Laguna Hills Superior Court Laguna Hills CA 23141 Moulton Parkway 92653 714-449-8100

Laguna Niguel Superior Court Laguna Niguel CA 30143 Crown Valley Parkway 92677 714-449-8100

Newport Beach Superior Court Newport Beach CA 4601 Jamboree Road 92660 714-449-8100

Orange County Superior Court I Santa Ana CA 751 West Santa Ana Boulevard 92701 714-834-6614

Orange County Superior Court II Santa Ana CA 909 North Main Street 92701

Santa Ana Superior Court Santa Ana CA 700 West Civic Center Drive 92701 714-449-8100

Westminster Superior Court Westminster CA 8141 13th Street 92683 714-449-8100

Departments of Justice in Orange County are executive departments that operate at the Federal or California State level. It is responsible for enforcing the law, including both criminal and civil cases. Orange County Departments of Justice are led by the Attorney General, and they prosecute cases on a range of issues, including tax law violations, civil rights violations, drug charges, and voting rights violations. They maintain case records on all of their cases, which provide information about the accused and the trial itself, including testimony and witnesses, as well as the court's ruling. An Orange County case search can identify any person or business that the Department of Justice has prosecuted, including the outcome of the case. These records may be searchable by name on the Department of Justice website.

Orange California Department of Justice Orange CA 770 The City Drive South 92868 714-489-6025


Orange County Juvenile Justice Centers handle youth who have broken the law in a separate system from adult offenders. For juvenile offenders, who are seventeen or younger, Orange County case records may show all arrests, referrals to agencies of intake centers, bookings at Orange County detention centers, and records from the adjudication process. These Orange County case files may also include psychological assessments, probation, court-ordered restitution, or placements in a juvenile correction facility. These records may be sealed because of their personal nature, but even partial or redacted records may provide important information on a person's juvenile record. Juvenile Justice Centers may provide access to their case records on their websites.

Orange California Juvenile Justice Orange CA 341 The City Drive South 92868 714-935-7896

Orange County Juvenile Justice Orange CA 101 The City Drive South 92868 714-456-6966


Orange County District Attorney Offices prosecute legal cases on behalf of the public, including both criminal and civil cases. The office maintains records on prior and ongoing cases, such as prosecutions for criminal felonies and misdemeanors like assault, battery, robbery, and homicide. The Orange County Court cases also include civil trials against businesses or individuals who have broken the law. An Orange County case search can identify litigants in a trial and show whether an individual has any criminal convictions or complaints. This makes the District Attorney Office an important resource when conducting an Orange County background check. District Attorneys may provide online access to their court case information on their websites.

Orange County District Attorney Santa Ana CA 401 West Civic Center Drive 92701 714-834-3600