Central Division Older Records
Older/archived records for the Central Division are housed in the Older Records office. In addition, Older Records has some sealed records. (A court order is needed to view any sealed document or file by a person that is not specifically authorized by the court order.)
Case indexes dating from 1880 to mid-1974 are available on large, hardbound books located at:
Central Courthouse Older Records
1100 Union Street, 14th Floor
San Diego, CA 92101
Mon-Fri: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Most older records are microfilmed and available to view and copy. The court does not accept fax and telephone requests for copies. Copies cost 50¢ per page. Certifications cost $40.00 per document, regardless of number of pages.