Lookup Public Records in Orange County, California. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Orange County, California
Orange County is located on the Pacific coast of California, south of Los Angeles. With a population of 3,010,232, it is home to more residents than twenty-one states. The county is home to Disneyland, located in Anaheim. The county is named for one of the citrus fruits once produced there, and its seat is Santa Ana.
Hugh Nguyen is the Orange County Clerk-Recorder as of 2015. The office of the county recorder handles marriage records/licenses and ceremonies, property records, birth and death certificates, deeds, leases, bills of sale, mortgages, notices or claims of lien, notices of levy, tax warrants, and many other services. In addition, the office oversees the Orange County Archives, where materials detailing the history of Orange County can be found.
The Orange County Clerk of Courts maintains a wide range of documents and court records. If you need lawsuit records or criminal court records, use myClerk . Through the link you can also to search for traffic, civil, criminal, family and probate cases.
To do a public records search online, you will have to visit the Orange County Clerk Website. The website has easy to follow steps and links that will direct you to all the records that are available online. In addition to accessing public records, the website has a link that will direct you to a page with the fee schedule applicable when requesting public records. The county website does not contain all public records maintained by the recorder’s office; for records that are not available on the website, you will have to visit the County Recorder’s office in person. You will need to submit a completed records request form to obtain public records in person. The form contains your personal details and the kind of records you are requesting. The fee applicable is the same as when requesting public records online. Alternatively, you can call the recorder’s office at 855-886-5400 and make enquiries regarding public records.
Below is the physical address of the Orange County Clerk-Recorder’s office:
Hall of Records
12 Civic Center Plaza, Room 101 and Room 106
Santa Ana, CA 92701
South County Branch Office
Laguna Hills Civic Center
24031 El Toro Road, Suite 150
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Orange County Clerk
County Government Office
Address: 12 Civic Center Plaza, Room 101 Santa Ana, CA 92701
Phone: (714) 834-2887