Okaloosa County Courts are judicial bodies that resolves legal disputes at the federal, Florida State, or local Okaloosa 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.
Okaloosa County Court Crestview FL 101 East James Lee Boulevard 32536 850-689-5000
Shalimar Circuit Court Shalimar FL 1250 Eglin Parkway 32579 850-651-7207
Shalimar County Court Shalimar FL 1250 Eglin Parkway 32579 850-651-7200
Okaloosa 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, Okaloosa County case records may show all arrests, referrals to agencies of intake centers, bookings at Okaloosa County detention centers, and records from the adjudication process. These Okaloosa 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.
Crestview FL Juvenile Justice Crestview FL 914 North Ferdon Boulevard 32536 850-689-7980
Crestview Florida Juvenile Justice Crestview FL Straight Line Road 32539 850-689-7800
Departments of Justice in Okaloosa County are executive departments that operate at the Federal or Florida State level. It is responsible for enforcing the law, including both criminal and civil cases. Okaloosa 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 Okaloosa 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.
Crestview Florida Department of Justice Crestview FL 914 North Ferdon Boulevard 32536 850-689-7980
Crestview Florida Department of Justice Crestview FL Straight Line Road 32539 850-689-7800
Fort Walton Beach Florida Department of Justice Fort Walton Beach FL 111 Racetrack Road Northwest 32547 850-833-3906