Proforma Screening Court Delays

 

 

County State Date Added Court Status Length of Closure/Delay
Crittenden AR 3/1/2021 Delayed Unknown Cases requiring clerk assistance may be delayed. We are limited in how frequently we are allowed to visit the court and the clerks are very behind on file pull requests.
Washington AR 6/9/2020 Delayed Unknown District Court searches must be completed by the clerks. The court is short staffed and background checks are not their priority.
Contra Costa CA 7/8/2020 Delayed Unknown Cases requiring clerk assistance may be delayed
El Dorado CA 3/17/2020 Delayed Unknown Court is moving to clerk search only, expect delays
Humboldt CA 10/6/2021 Change in Court fee Unknown The court is now allowing researchers to enter access the public terminal located in the clerk’s office. Effective immediately, we will no longer be charging a $15.00 court fee in this county.
Kern CA 7/7/2021 Delayed Unknown The court has redact the DOB from public view. All possible records must be run through the clerk to validate identifiers. The clerks are very overwhelmed by requests at this point. Expect major delays.
Kings CA 10/4/2021 Delayed Unknown Possible records must be completed by the court clerks. Expect delays.
Los Angeles CA 8/23/2021 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. Expect major delays.
Marin CA 3/17/2020 Delayed Unknown Cases requiring clerk assistance may be delayed. The court has reopened by appointment only. They are also limiting researchers to pull six cases per appointment. Expect major delays.
Mariposa CA 10/18/2021 Delayed Unknown All searches must be conducted by the clerks and the court is currently backlogged with requests. Expect delays.
San Bernardino CA 12/8/2020 closed Unknown Court has reopened but they are shorthanded. They are estimating that it will take up to 21 days to complete searches that require clerk assistance.
San Joaquin CA 8/11/2021 Delayed Unknown Possible records must have identifiers confirmed through the court clerks. Expect delays.
Santa Barbara CA 11/25/2020 Closed Unknown Any searches requiring clerk assistance will be greatly delayed. The court furloughed most staff for several weeks and is still trying to catch up.
Santa Clara CA 3/17/2020 Closed Unknown Court is allowing limited access to the PAT, however, researchers still do not have access to the clerk windows.
Solano CA 7/8/2020 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 courts backlog
Ventura CA 7/14/2021 Delayed Unknown Possible records must have identifiers confirmed through the court clerks. Expect delays.
Baldwin GA 4/21/2021 Delayed Unknown Court is limiting how many appointments we are able to make. We will process as many searches as we can given the limitations.
Bibb GA 7/8/2020 Delayed Unknown Cases requiring clerk assistance may be delayed
Clayton GA 3/24/2020 Delayed Unknown Very limited access, expect major delays
De Kalb GA 3/30/2020 Delayed Unknown Court will not allow any access. Any searches requiring files to be pulled cannot be processed at this time.
Fulton GA 8/17/2021 Delayed Unknown The court’s website has been intermittently down, in addition many searches require files to be pulled to get complete information. The court is short staffed and struggling with the volume of file pulls.
Ware GA 9/21/2021 Delayed Unknown The court’s record keeping system is once again functional, and we are processing searches as quickly as possible.
Wayne GA 9/15/2021 Delayed Unknown We are able to access the court by appointment only. The court is limiting each appointment to two hours. Expect delays.
Cook IL 8/17/2021 Delayed Unknown The PAT’s in the courts have been intermittently down causing delays.
St. Clair IL 6/17/2021 Delayed Unknown The court’s website has been fully restored from the Malware attack. We are working through the backlog.
Will IL 9/23/2021 Delayed Unknown The court has added the DOB back to their record keeping system and we are working to complete searches as quickly as possible.
St. John the Baptist LA 10/8/2021 Delayed 10/4/2021 The court is open and we are processing searches as quickly as possible.
All Courts MA 10/6/2021 Delayed Unknown Many searches require files to be pulled. Files can only be pulled by the court clerks. Additional delays can occur based on staffing in the court or other demands of the clerks time. Expect delays.
Hampden MA 9/1/2021 Delayed Unknown The courthouse has been closed for mold. We are able to process some searches from other courthouses, but any search requiring a file pull will be delayed.
All Courts MD 9/15/2021 Delayed Unknown The record keeping system that is used throughout the state of Maryland is experiencing intermittent outages which are causing searches to be delayed.
Cass MI 7/7/2021 Closed Unknown The district court is no longer allowing any access to criminal records. We are working with the PBSA and the court to seek a resolution.
Charlevoix MI 7/2/2021 Closed Unknown The district court is no longer allowing any access to criminal records. We are working with the PBSA and the court to seek a resolution.
Crawford MI 7/7/2021 Closed Unknown The district court is no longer allowing any access to criminal records. We are working with the PBSA and the court to seek a resolution.
Genesee MI 9/30/2021 Delayed Unknown Both courts have redacted the DOB from all publicly available information. The will however provide other identifying information such as address if it is available on the record. We will provide all matching information that the court makes available.
Kent MI 10/13/2021 Delayed Unknown The district court PAT has been going down intermittently which is causing processing delays. Unfortunately the clerks will not conduct searches when the PAT goes down.
Missaukee MI 9/14/2021 Closed Unknown The district court is no longer allowing any access to criminal records. We are working with the PBSA and the court to seek a resolution.
Oakland MI 3/19/2020 Delayed Unknown Limited access, expected delays
Oceana MI 9/30/2021 Delayed Unknown Both courts have redacted the DOB from all publicly available information. The will however provide other identifying information such as address if it is available on the record. We will provide all matching information that the court makes available.
Washtenaw MI 7/8/2020 Delayed Unknown Limited access, expected delays
Wayne MI 1/13/2021 Delayed Unknown Cases requiring clerk assistance may be delayed
Wexford MI 7/7/2021 Closed Unknown The district court is no longer allowing any access to criminal records. We are working with the PBSA and the court to seek a resolution.
Harrison MS 10/4/2021 Delayed Unknown Records must be confirmed through the clerks. Expect delays.
Lewis and Clark MT 4/07/2020 Delayed Unknown Clerk search only, limited staff, expect delays
Silver Bow MT 8/16/2021 Delayed Unknown Searches must be conducted by clerks. The court is currently backlogged with requests. Expect delays.
Yellowstone MT 9/22/2021 Delayed 9/28/2021 The District court will be closed while they are installing new software for the court. Once they reopen, they will be limiting researchers to one hour a day. Expect delays.
All Courts NC 3/16/2020 Delayed Unknown Only Impacts Document Retrievals
Pershing NV 11/13/2020 Delayed Unknown Court is clerk searched and they are short staffed due to a Covid outbreak. Expect delays.
Montgomery OH 7/1/2021 Closed Unknown Miamisburg Municipal court’s record keeping system is down.
Oregon OR 10/18/2021 Closed 10/19/2021 The record keeping system used throughout the state of Oregon will be undergoing maintenance. Once the site come back up, we will process orders as quickly as possible. Expect delays.
All Courts PA 3/16/2020 Delayed Unknown Only Impacts Document Retrievals
Puerto Rico PR 3/31/2020 Delayed Unknown Cases requiring clerk assistance may be delayed
Coffee TN 5/21/2021 Delayed Unknown Cases requiring clerk assistance may be delayed
Davidson TN 9/24/2021 Delayed Unknown Searches with older possible cases require files to be pulled. Files can only be pulled by the clerks. The clerk that pulls the files will be out of the office for one week each month. Expect delays.
Grundy TN 10/12/2021 Delayed Unknown The court has reopened and we are processing searches as quickly as possible.
Hardeman TN 10/7/2021 Delayed Unknown The court has reopened and we are processing searches as quickly as possible.
Henderson TN 8/2/2021 Delayed Unknown The court is closed due to a police shooting.
Lauderdale TN 8/20/2021 Delayed Unknown Court is open again by appointment. We will process any outstanding searches as quickly as possible.
Robertson TN 3/15/2021 Delayed Unknown Court has re-opened. Working through backlog.
Rutherford TN 8/17/2021 Delayed Unknown The court recently transitioned to new record keeping system. The new system does not use the same case numbers as the old system. Many searches require extra research as a result.
Shelby TN 8/17/2021 Delayed Unknown Searches with older possible cases require files to be pulled. The file pull process is cumbersome and slow. Expect delays.
Tipton TN 9/2/2021 Delayed Unknown The court is open and we are processing searches as quickly as possible.