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The Riverside Superior Court, furthermore, does not guarantee or warrant the correctness, completeness or utility for any general or specific purpose of the data available through the access of this site. 

In no event shall the Riverside Superior Court be liable for any damages, of any nature whatsoever, arising out of the use of or the inability to use this internet service.

For information regarding how far back you can search and name search credit costs select the case type below. Also, listed below is information on how to purchase copies.

Civil, Small Claims and Unlawful Detainer (Eviction) Case Information

Date ranges of Civil cases available online:

Riverside -

  • October 1991 to present – Riverside Civil
  • March 1994 to present – Corona Civil
  • November 1994 to present – Corona Small Claims
  • November 1994 to present – Moreno Valley Small Claims
  • September 1996 to present – Temecula Small Claims
  • September 1996 to present – Hemet Small Claims
  • September 1996 to present – Perris Small Claims
  • October 1996 to present – Hemet Civil
  • October 1996 to present – Temecula Civil

Indio -

  • May 1991 to present – Indio Civil
  • September 1993 to present – Palm Springs Civil
  • September 1993 to present ‐ Indio Civil
  • September 1993 to present – Palm Springs Small Claims
  • April 1994 to present – Indio Small Claims
  • May 1994 to present – Blythe Civil
  • November 1994 to present – Blythe Small Claims
Online Name Searches
  • $1 for 1 name search credit; either Riverside or Indio
  • $3.50 for 5 name search credits;
  • $5 for 10 name search credits; $25 for 75 name search credits;
  • $250.00 per 30 days for unlimited name search credits
Need information on how to obtain copies from a Civil case?

Plain copies can be purchased directly from the Public Access site. If a camera icon displays next to the document you may purchase it.

If you need certified copies of a civil case visit our Online Copy Request site.

Please Note: Unlawful Detainer (Evictions) cases are confidential for the first sixty (60) day and cannot be viewed. However, Court Rule (1161.2(a)) provides for access to such cases by interested parties who can, at a minimum, provide one plaintiffs name, one defendants name and the property address. To search for Unlawful Detainer (Eviction) cases select the 'Unlawful Detainer Search' link after selecting 'Civil'.


Family Law Case Information

Date ranges available online:

Riverside: July 1992 to present

Indio: April 1992 to present

Online Name Searches
  • $1 for 1 name search credit;
  • $3.50 for 5 name search credits;
  • $5 for 10 name search credits; $25 for 75 name search credits;
  • $250.00 per 30 days for unlimited name search credits
Need information on how to obtain copies from a Family Law case?

Visit our Online Copy Request site.

Probate Case Information

Date ranges available online:

Riverside: July 1994 to present

Indio: September 1994 to present

Online Name Searches
  • $1 for 1 name search credit
  • $3.50 for 5 name search credits;
  • $5 for 10 name search credits; $25 for 75 name search credits;
  • $250.00 per 30 days for unlimited name search credits
Need information on how to obtain copies from a Probate case?

Visit our Online Copy Request site.

Criminal & Traffic Case Information

Date ranges available online:

Riverside -

  • January 1990 to present – Riverside Felonies
  • January 1994 to present – Riverside Misdemeanors
  • November 1996 to present – Banning Felonies
  • November 1996 to present – Banning Misdemeanors
  • December 1996 to present - Mid-County Region Felonies & Misdemeanors

Indio -

  • May 1990 to present – Indio Felonies
  • September 1993 to present – All Misdemeanors (ie. Blythe, Indio & Palm Springs)
Online Name Searches
  • $1 for 1 name search credit;
  • $3.50 for 5 name search credits;
  • $5 for 10 name search credits; $25 for 75 name search credits;
  • $250.00 per 30 days for unlimited name search credits
Need information on how to obtain copies from a Criminal or Traffic case?

Visit our Online Copy Request site.

Cost for Purchasing Documents from Public Access

Documents for ONLY Civil and 'Select Probate Case Types' can be purchased through Public Access. For other case types please visit our Online Copy Request site.

  • $1 per page for the first 5 pages and, $.50 per page for each additional page (per document) with a cap of $50 per document

*Please Note: Riverside Superior Court uses two (2) databases for Civil cases. The Riverside (Banning and all locations west) database and the Indio (Indio, Palm Springs & Blythe) database. To accomplish a countywide Civil search you must search both databases. Each search requires using a search credit, so two search credits will be required to do a countywide Civil search.*

All other case types have been merged into one database.


Information Regarding Purged Records

If you cannot find the court record you are searching for, it may be because it has been purged/removed from the database. The Riverside Superior Court routinely purges court records pursuant to Government Code Section 68152. You can find a copy of Government Code Section 68152 at www.leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes.xhtml

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