Saturday, June 24, 2017
Criminal Records Search
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From the Mendocino Coast - Photo courtesy of Kim Weston

COURT CLERK'S OFFICE INFORMATION

 

Office Hours:

8:30am-3:00pm Monday through Friday, excluding judicial holidays.

In-person records requests can be made at either branch, regardless of which branch stores the records.

Mailing Address:

Superior Court of California, County of Mendocino
Attn:  Criminal Research
100 North State Street, Room 108
Ukiah, CA   95482

Mail all requests for record searches and copies of documents to Ukiah Branch of the Superior Court, regardless of the branch in which it was filed or which stores the records.


Requests for a criminal records search may be made in-person or by mail only.  We are unable to conduct records requests by phone.

 

CRIMINAL RECORDS SEARCH FEE

A record search fee of $15.00 is required for each record search without a case number (GC § 70627(c)). A record search fee of $15.00 is also required for any search requiring more than 10 minutes of the clerk’s time (with or without a case number).

You may avoid paying the search fee by conducting your own record search on-line using our case index to find the case number(s).



How to Request a Criminal Record Search - IN PERSON

The Clerk will conduct a record search in person but no more than 10 minutes. If you have a search that takes longer than 10 minutes, you will be required to pay the fee listed above and give the Clerk up to two weeks to process your request.

Visit the Court Clerk's office during business hours.

Provide the following information to the Clerk’s Office:

  • Case number;
  • Full name(s), date of birth, driver’s license number
  • Location and date of violation
  • Any additional information available that will assist the clerk with identifying the case

Pay the appropriate fees to the Clerk of the Court.


How to Request a Criminal Record Search - by mail

The request must be made in writing. Please include the following information, if available:

  • Case number;
  • Full name(s), date of birth, driver’s license number
  • Location and date of violation
  • Any additional information available that will assist the clerk with identifying the case

Pay the appropriate fees to the Clerk of the Court. Please refer to the Court Local Fee Schedule under the Record Related Fees section for fee details.

The Record Search fee is $15.00 per name search.

Make the check payable to the Superior Court and mail to:

Superior Court of California, County of Mendocino
Attention:  Criminal Research
100 North State Street, Room 108
Ukiah, CA 95482

The clerk's office accepts checks and money orders.  DO NOT MAIL CASH.  All checks must be printed with account holder's name and address.

Include a self-addressed, stamped envelope to accommodate a list of records found per your request.

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