Searching Case Records
Connecticut Criminal History Reports
View instructions for requesting a criminal history report from the State Police Bureau of Identification, with a link to the request form. A fee applies.
Connecticut Superior Court Case Information
Search Connecticut Superior Court case information including Civil/Family, Criminal/Motor Vehicle, Housing, and Small Claims by docket number or party name. Additional search options include court location, case status, case category, and case type.
Dockets, calendars, and other information about court cases
Connecticut Criminal and Traffic Daily Dockets
View the current day's Superior Court criminal and traffic dockets by court location.
Connecticut Criminal and Traffic Dockets
Search Connecticut Superior Court criminal and traffic dockets by defendant name, birth year, court location, and case category type.
Connecticut Superior Court Calendars
Search Connecticut Superior Court calendars and short calendars by court location.
Published opinions and orders
Connecticut Attorney General Legal Opinions
View Connecticut Attorney General formal legal opinions from 1990 to current.
Connecticut Family Support Magistrate Decisions
Search Connecticut Family Support Magistrates written court decisions from 1987 to the present.
Connecticut Superior Court Revised Foreclosure Standing Orders
View Connecticut Superior Court revisions to foreclosure standard orders and forms.
Connecticut Superior Court Standing Orders
View Connecticut Superior Court standing orders by district and court type.
Self help, legal research, general information
Common Legal Terms
View definitions of commonly used legal terms which are organized alphabetically.
Connecticut Attorney General Legal and Consumer Resources
The Office of the Attorney General offers information about constituent issues such as child support and protection, seniors, health care, and living wills; and consumer issues and resources including scams, charities, and a complaint form.
Connecticut Child Support
View information about Connecticut child support, including the Bureau of Child Support Enforcement, location of noncustodial parents, paternity, establishment of child support orders, modification, enforcement, application instructions, and links to additional resources.
Connecticut Consumer Protection
The Department of Consumer Protection offers information about various types of consumer issues, resources, fraud and scams, and its Complaint Center with tips, types of complaints handled, and links to complaint forms.
Browse Connecticut General Statutes by table of contents or search by title, section, keyword, and database. Instructions and tutorials are provided.
Connecticut Self Help Legal Information and Legal Resources
View Connecticut Courts self help resources including links to publications, videos, FAQs, and forms. Topics include: child Support, Landlord/Tenant, Small Claims, Traffic Violations, Self-Representation, Victim Services, Court Service Centers, and Public Information Desks.
Connecticut Traffic Law and Driving Information
The Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles offers on online Driver's Manual and podcasts with traffic law and driving information.
Connecticut Victim Services and Resources
The Office of the Victim Advocate provides brochures and guides for crime victims, a glossary o common legal terms, instructions for filing an inquiry or complaint, and links to the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Connecticut Sexual Assault Services, the Department of Correction Victim Services Unit and its notification service, and additional resources.
View information about family court matters including what types of matters are decided in family court, child support enforcement services and costs of filing with the court.
Foreclosure Prevention Resources
View resources for preventing foreclosure in Connecticut, including local housing counseling agencies, a state hotline, state agencies and programs including a Foreclosure Mediation Program, and links to legal aid providers.
View information about housing matters including court locations, where to file, case look up, forms and FAQ.
View the Connecticut Judicial Branch Law Libraries resources including searching state statutes, searching the library catalog, searching law by subject matter and asking a librarian for assistance.
Small Claims Court Information
View Connecticut small claims court information including a link to a small claims procedural handbook, FAQ, how and where to file a small claims case, forms and searching court records.
Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral
Connecticut Attorney Complaint Forms and Information
View and download information and resources related to complaints about attorney conduct, including an online complaint form.
Connecticut Attorney Discipline Records
The Connecticut Judicial Branch offers online access to Statewide Grievance Committee decisions since 1994. Search options include attorney name, case number, subject and other criteria.
Connecticut Attorney Information
Search for a Connecticut attorney or law firm by juris number, last name, firm name, and location. Information includes license status and disciplinary history.
Connecticut Judge Complaint Information and Form
The Judicial Review Council handles complaints about judges for misconduct, disability, or substance abuse. Complaint procedures, answers to frequently asked questions, and a complaint form and instructions are provided.
Connecticut Office of Victim Services
View Connecticut Office of Victim Services information including services provided, location and phones number for assistance.
Connecticut Public Defenders
The Division of Public Defender Services provides free or low-cost criminal defense services to indigent defendants facing possible incarceration, to indigent parents and juveniles in some family matters, and to indigent parties facing involuntary mental health commitments. Income eligibility guidelines, and information about juvenile and child protection matters are included. Local office contact information is provided by judicial district, geographical area, juvenile venue, and specialty unit.
Find Legal Assistance
Links and information about Attorney Referral Services, Free Legal Services, and other legal assistance resources.
Free Legal Assistance
Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut offers free legal advice by telephone to eligible clients and can refer callers to additional resources.
New London Lawyer Referral Service
The New London County Bar Association provides free referrals by phone or online to local attorneys who can provide legal assistance for a reduced initial consultation.
Forms and related information
Connecticut Court Divorce Forms and Information
View and download Connecticut Court forms and information about the court process during a divorce.
Connecticut Court Forms
View and download Connecticut Court forms by case type, including civil, criminal, family, housing, juvenile, probate, small claims as well as other types of court forms.
Connecticut Expungement Application and Instructions
View and download an application and instructions for expungement or provisional pardon of criminal records in Connecticut.
Online fine payments
Traffic Ticket Payments
Pay Connecticut traffic tickets online. A ticket number must be used to make payment.