Archives & Records

Old Jail Building, 514 W. Liberty St.

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

(502) 595-3042

Archives and Records provides access to all closed court cases and is responsible for the storage of closed court cases as follows:

  • District Court
  • Circuit Criminal
  • Family Court

Also available from Archives & Records on micrographic media:

  • Circuit Civil cases from 1700s-Present
  • Circuit Criminal cases from 1953–1985
  • All Judges’ Dockets

Closed cases can be received via U.S. mail through this department for a charge of $10 for up to 18 pages or in person at $.25 per page. Requests made by state government agencies are not charged a fee. Additionally, an internal daily responsibility of this office is to manage the distribution and return of closed cases that are requested for current court proceedings. Cases not stored locally are sent to Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives (KDLA) or the Records Center in Frankfort for storage, but can be returned to Jefferson County through a request from this department.