To find any court case records by case number, start by entering a case number.
Courts in the United States include both federal and state courts.
How do I find my case number?
Find a court date or a case number
- Click the sub-heading Find My Court Date.
- Read the Disclaimer and click <Accept> to display the Find My Court Date Searches page.
- Select the Court Name where your hearing is scheduled.
- Enter your Last Name as it appears on your court papers.
- Enter your First Name Initial as it appears on your court papers.
What is the court case number?
Case numbers assigned by courts of limited jurisdiction (district and municipal courts) are determined by each court. Such case numbers may consist of all numbers, numbers and letters, or even include other characters such as a dash (-). The Court Directory provides contact information for Washington State courts.
How do I find court records online?
To order court records online:
- Visit the National Archives Order Reproductions page.
- Click on “Order Reproductions” then “Court Records”
- Select the appropriate court (Bankruptcy, Civil, Criminal, or Court of Appeals)
- Follow the onscreen prompts to set up an account and place your order.
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