Rhode Island County Courts

Rhode Island County Courts are another source for people search, criminal records and background checks. Search for personal and criminal records find people you are tyring to locate or find criminal history and get background check through county court records.

County courts usually oversee civil cases such housing, mortgage disputes, repayment, felonies, all cases of equity and eviction, reposession, personal injury cases, breach of contract, small claims, and divorces and adoptions, violations of county law and statues, traffic cases. Also land appropriations, guardianships, probate, involuntary hospitalization for mental institutes. Probate courts also rule over last testaments and wills. So whether you have a case you need to take to court or you want to research other cases or someones background county courts have a wealth of civil court cases to be researched most background checks include civil cases and document case numbers, offenses and judgements and convictions for felonies or any other matter.

If you are researching marriage and divorce county courts are the place to start your search of course you can try to save yourself time by getting an online report usually background checks and some people search reports include some of the information you search in courts but if you don't want to spend the money or have time to do the research yourself you can go to the court and request to see files and documents unless the case file is sealed by a judge for privacy.

Also County courts are where you can do searches for marriage records or to obtain marriage certificates if you are planning to get married.

Rhode Island Asset Research Resources

    Bristol Clerk
    1 Dorrance Plaza
    Bristol, RI 02809
    Telephone: (508) 823-6588

    Kent Clerk
    222 Quaker Lane
    East Greenwich, RI 02818
    Telephone: (401) 841-8350

    Newport Clerk
    Washington Square
    Newport, RI 02840
    Telephone: (401) 841-8350

    Providence Clerk
    250 Benefit St.
    Providence, RI 02903-2719
    Telephone: (401) 277-6710

    Washington Clerk
    4800 Tower Hill Road
    Wakefield, RI 02879
    Telephone: (401) 841-8350