Court Records. Sometimes called a case file or court file, a court record contains all the information related to the court proceedings for a particular case. Generally, court records are open to the public, though the extent of that availability varies by federal and state law, as well as extenuating factors such as adoption cases,...How do you search court records?
Start your search by visiting your state's courts website. While there, look through the website for any links to court records and/or court records searches. For example, Washington's courts website provides a quick link on the right side of their page allowing you to start the records search.What is a court record?
A court of record is a trial court or appellate court in which a record of the proceedings is captured and preserved, for the possibility of appeal.