Court Delays – Updated 08/09/2022
|Latest Update||County||State||Date of Closure||Court Status||Length of Closure||Details|
|08/05/2022||Itawamba||MS||08/05/2022||Delayed||Unknown||The researcher visited the court and was unable to use the PAT in the Justice Court, as the clerk is out with COVID. The other clerks were unable to get into the computer. Researcher was asked by the clerks to come back next week. Please expect minor delays.|
|08/03/2022||Multiple Counties||KY||08/01/2022||Delayed||Unknown||Severe storms caused flooding in eastern KY over the weekend, so the jurisdictions listed below are currently delayed.
Breathitt, Elliott, Estill, Floyd, Harlan, Johnson, Knott, Lee, Letcher, Magoffin, Martin, Menifee, Morgan, Perry, Pike, Powell, and Wolfe.
|07/29/2022||Effingham||GA||07/26/2022||Delayed||Unknown||Public access is fully operational again. Our researcher is working through the backlog.|
|07/26/2022||Hardin||KY||07/22/2022||Delayed||Unknown||The court is open again. Our researchers are working through the backlog. Please expect minor delays.|
|07/26/2022||Chatham||GA||07/12/2022||Delayed||Unknown||Chatham county is undergoing a platform change and at this time access to both the old and new systems are highly intermittent. We are in contact with the court as they work toward resolving the issues. Please expect extensive delays on all orders while the access issues persist.|
|07/25/2022||Multiple Counties||NV||07/20/2022||Delayed||Unknown||Lander, Mineral, and Pershing Courts are engaged in a long-term digitization project to scan documents for all records prior to 2019. Any possible records located before this time which have not yet been scanned will remain on indefinite hold until they are digitized as the clerks are unable to retrieve documents from the scanning project.|
|07/22/2022||Spalding||GA||06/07/2022||Delayed||Unknown||The main researcher as well as the researcher who was backing her up both caught Covid. Please expect delays while the researchers work to catch up. They are working with the clerks to attempt to obtain additional terminals at the court.|
|07/20/2022||Sacramento||CA||03/28/2022||Delayed||Unknown||The Court removed DOB’s from their site so all searches with possible records must be processed with the court. Researchers can search the PAT to obtain case numbers. They must then wait in line to pull files with the clerks. Clerks will pull 5 case files at a time for the researcher to observe. Cases from 2019 to present are available at the courthouse. Cases older than 2019 require pulls from an offsite location (can take 10+ days to retrieve). Once 5 case files are reviewed, the researcher can get in line again for their next set of 5 case files.|
|07/08/2022||Richmond||GA||07/08/2022||Delayed||Unknown||Remote access has been removed by the court. At this time there is only one Public Access Terminal available at the court. Please expect major delays.|
|07/08/2022||Stewart||TN||06/23/2022||Delayed||Unknown||Construction is complete and the court has reopened. Please expect delays while clerks work through the backlog.|
|06/28/2022||McCracken||KY||06/22/2022||Delayed||Unknown||The court is open again. The researcher is working through the backlog.|
|06/22/2022||Nevada||CA||05/04/2022||Delayed||Unknown||The new PAT is fully functional but the process has turned partially clerk assisted due to the DOB redactions. Between the backlog and clerk assistance, please expect delays.|
|06/17/2022||El Dorado||CA||03/17/2021||Delayed||Unknown||The court is transitioning to a new case management system therefore, the process until then is fully clerk assisted. Please expect delays.|
|06/17/2022||Kings||CA||09/14/2021||Delayed||Unknown||Possible records must be completed by the court clerks via appointment only. Please expect delays.|
|06/17/2022||San Joaquin||CA||08/11/2021||Delayed||Unknown||This is a partially clerk assisted county which is delayed due to massive backlogs.|
|06/13/2022||Kent||MI||06/13/2022||Delayed||Unknown||Since the court previously removed the DOB’s from public access, our researchers must obtain clerk assistance for orders with possible hits and the clerks are currently limiting requests and/or behind.
Circuit Court- Clerks will only assist with 10 cases per day.
District Court- The clerks are 2-3 weeks behind on DOB confirmations.
|06/10/2022||Adams||MS||06/10/2022||Delayed||Unknown||The Justice Court hired summer help to get their records caught up. This person will be using the only public access terminal most of the day, so our researcher will only have access to the terminal from 1:00 pm-2:00 pm. Please expect delays over the next two months.|
|06/09/2022||All Counties||MD||06/06/2022||Delayed||Unknown||The connectivity issues have been resolved. Our researchers are working through the backlog.|
|06/03/2022||Knox||KY||05/27/2022||Delayed||Unknown||Public access is fully operational again. The researcher is working through the backlog.|
|06/03/2022||Athens||OH||05/31/2022||Delayed||Unknown||Public access is fully operational again. Our researchers are working through the backlog.|
|05/27/2022||Pinellas||FL||05/26/2022||Delayed||Unknown||Updates were made to public access which caused some connectivity issues. This has been resolved and our researchers are working through the backlog.|
|05/27/2022||San Bernardino||CA||05/25/2022||Delayed||Unknown||The site has been down for a few days. As of 5/27, it is fully operational again so our researchers are working through the backlog.
|05/13/2022||Washoe||NV||03/21/2022||Delayed||Unknown||Our researcher is conducting searches at the court. Please expect delays while the researcher works through the backlog.|
|04/22/2022||Saginaw||MI||04/22/2022||Delayed||Unknown||The public access terminal was removed from the court and was expected to be fixed already but it is still being worked on. The clerk is conducting searches in the meantime but is not able to keep up with the volume. Please expect delays.|
|04/19/2022||Washtenaw||MI||04/14/2022||Delayed||Unknown||We are still experiencing some connectivity issues but we are now able to have these orders searched at the courthouse.|
|04/12/2022||Wexford||MI||07/07/2021||Delayed||Unknown||Our researchers have been added to the authorized user lists and are working with the clerks when a DOB isn’t readily available.|
|04/08/2022||Barry||MI||11/18/2021||Delayed||Unknown||Our researchers have been added to the authorized user lists and are working with the clerks when a DOB isn’t readily available.|
|04/08/2022||Hillsdale||MI||11/15/2021||Delayed||Unknown||Our researchers have been added to the authorized user lists and are working with the clerks when a DOB isn’t readily available.|
|02/24/2022||San Bernardino||CA||02/24/2022||Delayed||Unknown||Searches that require file pulls may be delayed.|
|02/17/2022||Ventura||CA||01/14/2022||Delayed||Unknown||Due to Covid, only the Ventura Superior Court is accepting requests at the clerk counter. The court is backlogged due to staff limitations and limited hours so please expect delays on orders that require clerk assistance..|
|02/07/2022||Honolulu||HI||02/07/2022||Delayed||Unknown||Many searches require files to be pulled to get complete information. The court is short staffed and struggling with the volume of file pulls. Please expect delays.|
|02/03/2022||Crittenden||AR||03/01/2021||Delayed||Unknown||The Marion District Court has reopened and their record keeping system is once again functioning. We are completing searches as quickly as possible. Please expect delays.|
|01/31/2022||Santa Clara||CA||03/17/2020||Delayed||Unknown||Search requests are initially conducted via the courts PAT. The PAT does not list DOB and there are often times when cases are missing additional details. In order to obtain complete case info and IDs requests must be submitted to the court clerks. The court is understaffed, therefore restricting and limiting the time for all the companies to access the lobby. Researchers are limited to 5 case file pull requests per day (depending on the staff’s availability, they sometimes permit a few more).|
|01/14/2022||Statewide||GA||10/26/2021||Delayed||Unknown||Our GA statewide searches are processed through various police departments in GA and they are all short staffed due to Covid. Please expect delays.|
|01/05/2022||All Courts||NC||03/16/2020||Delayed||Unknown||Only Impacts Document Retrievals.|
|12/20/2021||San Diego||CA||12/20/2021||Delayed||Unknown||All possible records must be submitted to the clerks in order to get complete information. The court has been operating with a skeleton crew for the last several weeks and has built up a backlog of requests. Please expect delays.|
|11/30/2021||Fulton||GA||08/17/2021||Delayed||Unknown||Many searches require files to be pulled to get complete information. The court is short staffed and struggling with the volume of file pulls. Please expect delays.|
|08/23/2021||Los Angeles||CA||08/23/2021||Delayed||Unknown||No DOB information is available from the PAT. The court clerks will no longer verify DOB’s. We are allowed to request five case files a day where we can then confirm the DOB. Please expect major delays.|
|03/17/2021||Marin||CA||03/17/2020||Delayed||Unknown||Processing searches on appointment basis only with limited case file pulls.|
|07/08/2020||Solano||CA||07/08/2020||Delayed||Unknown||Courts are open with limited public access. All searches are indexed via public terminal. DOBs for possible records are verified via books. Once the case number is matched with a DOB, file must be ordered with clerks to retrieve case disposition. Once matching cases are identified and ordered, it takes the clerks 10-15 business days to scan. Please note delays are due to court’s backlog.|