Connecticut Public Records
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Under the “Resources” heading you will find the statewide CT databases we have evaluated and described. More resources are a click away via the side menus, where you can explore city, county, and professional license databases.
- Court System - Connecticut has a unified court system with three levels. At the first level is the Superior Court, which has 15 judicial districts, 22 geographical areas, and 14 juvenile districts. The Connecticut Superior Court is the sole trial court of general jurisdiction and is comprised of civil, criminal, housing, and family divisions. At the second level is the Appellate Court, which reviews Superior Court decisions. At the third and highest level is the Connecticut Supreme Court, which reviews decisions made by both lower courts. Connecticut also has a Probate Court to oversee matters concerning estates, trusts, adoptions, conservators, guardians, and commitment of the mentally ill. Connecticut Court Records
- Criminal Records - Most misdemeanors, felonies, violations, and infractions are handled by the Criminal Division of the Superior Court. Exceptions include juvenile delinquency cases, which are handled by the Family Division of the Superior Court. For quick access to criminal databases, and to learn more about official searches, go to our Connecticut Criminal Records page.
- Vital Records – Certificate copies can be obtained from the: Health Dept Vital Records, 410 Capitol Ave., 1st Floor, Hartford, CT 06134, (860) 509-7700. Divorce certificates are available from the Clerk of Superior Court in the county where the divorce was granted. Go to our Vital Records page for current and historical birth indexes from many towns and counties; statewide deaths & burials from 1772 to 1934, the Social Security Death Index for Connecticut, and available city & county databases for deaths, burials, and cemeteries; statewide historical marriages, and available city & county marriage databases; and family court divorce records, dockets and calendars.
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|* State of Connecticut Website |
Official website for the State of Connecticut, information on government agencies, organizations, offices, departments, and officials.
|Active Warrants |
Connecticut Judicial Branch index of arrest warrants for violation of probation, orders to incarcerate, or failure to appear.
|Court Records | Attorney Case List |
Search Connecticut Family (including divorce) and Civil Court attorney case assignments by Attorney or Law Firm ID Number, case category, and/or location.
|Court Records | PACER U.S. District Bankruptcy Pay Site|
Register with the fee-based PACER system to search for Federal bankruptcy court records by case number, name, SSN/Tax ID, or case type. Provided by the U.S. District Court of Connecticut.
Search this database of Connecticut inmates by inmate #, name and/or DOB to view corresponding info, latest admission date, status, bond amount, controlling offense and sentence/release dates.
|Licensing Info Center |
Browse or search a list of Connecticut license types. Gives what the license applies to, description, transaction type, normal duration, application fee, prerequisites, required documentation, responsible agency and agency information.
|Traffic Tickets |
Find and pay your Connecticut traffic ticket or make a plea of not guilty online.
|Unclaimed Property |
Search for unclaimed property in Connecticut by name of owner or property ID. Provides property ID as well as the name and address of the property owner.
|Uniform Commercial Code Filings |
Search the Connecticut Secretary of State records for active and inactive Uniform Commercial Code filings by debtor name, business name, or lien number.
Connecticut registered voters. Search by name, address, or birth date.
Lookup a Connecticut voter registration by town, name, and date of birth.
|Affordable Rentals |
State of Connecticut Housing Finance Committee service to help you find and list affordable housing.
|Archives - Civil War Soldiers & Orphans |
Search this Connecticut State Library Archives database of Fitch's Home for Soldiers & Orphans. Most residents were Civil War veterans. Search by name, branch of military, regiment, company, or date of death.
|Archives - Wethersfield Prison Records |
Search this Connecticut State Library Archives database of Wethersfield Prison Records for the period 1800 through 1903. Search by name, residence, or crime.
|Colonial Records 1636-1776 |
Search 15 digitized volumes of Connecticut public records and genealogical information. Provided by the University of Connecticut.
|Commercial Properties |
Connecticut Economic Resource Center database of available buildings, sites, and businesses.
|Crime Related News |
Provided by the Department of Public Safety. View police / crime related news including arrest information. Covers a time span of approximately two weeks.
|Criminal Histories (info) |
Go here to find information from the Connecticut Department of Public Safety on how to mail a written request for a criminal history to the Connecticut State Police Bureau of Identification.
Social Security death index for Connecticut deaths.
|Delinquent Taxpayers |
Browse the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services top 100 delinquent business and personal taxpayers lists.
|DMV Vanity Plates |
State of Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles available vanity license plates.
|Government Phone and Email Directory |
Use this Connecticut government phone and email directory to search by name or browse by agency listings for state employee contact information.
Search the Connecticut General Assembly for Legislative Documents and Bills by document, sponsor/cosponsor, committeee, title/action, range, or alphabetically by subject.
Connecticut Office of State Ethics search for registered lobbyists, their clients and various related political and financial filings.
Index of marriages in Connecticut recorded between 1630 and 1997.
|Obituaries | Jewish Ledger |
JewishGen database of obituary notices published in the Connecticut "Jewish Ledger" between 1975 and 2002.
|Public Notices |
Search this Connecticut Daily Newspapers Association of Connecticut public notices by keyword and/or newspaper.
|Ships | 1789-1939 |
Mystic Seaport Museum of America database of 1789-1939 Connecticut ships, builders, masters & owners.
Browse the Connecticut Public Acts, Special Acts, and General Statutes by year, search the most recent Statutes by keyword or section, or search the CT Public & Special Acts for prior years.
|Tax Refunds |
Connecticut Department of Revenue Services tax refund status search.
|Town Clerks |
Address, phone, and fax numbers, and email addresses for Town Clerks in Connecticut.
Enter the Plate Number and Plate Class to verify the registration of a vehicle with the Connecticut DMV.
|Vehicles | Status |
Check the status of your Connecticut vehicle for tax, parking ticket, safety, emissions, registration privilege, or insurance compliance issues.
|Worker Compensation Opinions |
Browse this listing of Connecticut Worker Compensation Review Board opinions by year, name and/or statute/regulation/issue to view full texts of opinions.
is located in the Southern New England Area
of the United States. The Capital is Hartford and the largest city is Bridgeport. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.ct.gov/. Connecticut
is the 29th most populous state in the United States. The 2014 population estimate is 3,596,677 and the 2010 census population was 3,574,096. The land area is 4,842.36 square miles and there are 738.1
persons per square mile.
81.6% of the population is White, 11.3% is Black or African American, 14.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 4.3% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.1% are two or more races. 89.2% are a high school graduate or higher, and 36.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $278,900. There are on average 2.55 persons per household, the per capita income is $37,892, the median household income is $69,461, and 10.2% of the persons in Connecticut
are considered below poverty level.
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