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13 April 2011

One Office Many Courts

In some counties, the court records office may hold records of several different courts. Make certain you have accessed the records of each court you need. There may be an equity court, a criminal court, a probate court, and others depending upon the location and the time period. Find out what court had jurisdiction over the type of case for which you are looking--don't assume you know, particularly if it is an area with which you are not familiar.