El Dorado County, California Public Records
 
All public records are held by an elected or appointed public official and can be viewed by the general public at any time during normal business hours; some are even put online for you to view 24 hours a day.
 
Property Records in El Dorado County
 
The El Dorado County Assessor holds all property records and is in charge of assessing a fair tax for each piece of land. You can obtain hard copies at 360 Fair Lane, Placerville, CA 95667. Call the office at 530) 621-5719 or you can fax the office at (530) 642-8148. An online search for property records is available at http://main.co.el-dorado.ca.us/CGI/WWB012/WWM400/A; enter in parcel number, owner’s name, or subdivision.
 
Criminal Records
 
The El Dorado County Sheriff can issue criminal records. Go to the headquarters at 300 Fair Lane, Placerville, CA 95667; the phone number is (530) 621-5655 and the fax is (530) 626-8091. Additionally, the sheriff’s office also has a location at South Lake Tahoe, and the phone number there is (530) 573-3000, while the fax number is (530) 544-6809. Lastly, the sheriff’s department has set up a website to assist you with your questions at http://www.co.el-dorado.ca.us/Sheriff/.
 
Court Records
 
Tentative rulings of the El Dorado Superior Court can be located at http://eldocourtweb.eldoradocourt.org/tentative_rulings/default.aspx and you can search the case index at http://eldocourtweb.eldoradocourt.org/caseindex/case_index.aspx. If you need actual hard copies of a court record, you will need to visit the court where the event took place. Please see below for a complete directory:
 
El Dorado County Superior Court
Placerville Main Street Branch
495 Main Street, Placerville, CA 95667
Phone: (530) 621-6426 Fax: (530) 622-9774
 
El Dorado County Superior Court
Placerville Building C Branch
2850 Fairlane Court Building C, Placerville CA 95667
Phone: (530) 621-7464 (Criminal) Fax: (530) 626-0656
Phone: (530) 621-7470 (Traffic/ Small Claims) Fax: (530) 295-2536
 
El Dorado County Superior Court
Cameron Park Branch
3321 Cameron Park Drive, Cameron Park CA 95682
Phone: (530) 621-5867 Fax: (530) 672-2413
 
El Dorado County Superior Court
South Lake Tahoe Branch
1354 Johnson Blvd, South Lake Tahoe CA 96150
Phone: (530) 573-3075 (Civil) Fax: (530) 573-3075
Phone: (530) 573-3044 (Criminal/Small Claims) Fax: (530) 542-9102
 
Vital Records in El Dorado County
 
Vital records are death records, birth records, adoption records, marriage records, and divorce records. Sometimes these can include civil unions and (in California) domestic partnerships. The divorce record is the only record that must be requested from the state; all others can be requested in person or by mail through the County Recorder’s Office.
 
You can place a request locally by visiting or mailing your request to:
 
El Dorado County Recorder
Clerk: William E. Schultz
360 Fair Lane
Placerville, CA  95667
Web Site: www.co.el-dorado.ca.us
Email: recorderclerk@co.el-dorado.ca.us
Office (530) 621-5490
FAX (530) 621-2147
 
All state requests can be mailed to: California Office of Vital Records, MS 5103, Post Office Box 997410, Sacramento, CA 95899-7410.
 
To obtain a birth record, it is $16. State requests must have this form must be included: http://www.cdph.ca.gov/certlic/birthdeathmar/Documents/2010-Application-(November)-Birth.pdf. County requests must have this form included: http://www.co.el-dorado.ca.us/Government/CountyClerk/Forms/08Birth_Request_Rev08.aspx.
 
To obtain a death record, it is $12. State requests must have this form must be included: http://www.cdph.ca.gov/certlic/birthdeathmar/Documents/4-2008 Application -Death-April.pdf. County requests must have this form included: http://www.co.el-dorado.ca.us/Government/CountyClerk/Forms/08Death_Request_Rev08.aspx.   
 
To obtain a marriage record, it is $14. State requests must have this form must be included: http://www.cdph.ca.gov/pubsforms/forms/CtrldForms/vs113a.pdf. If you choose to order an informational marriage record from the county, you will need to have this form included: http://www.co.el-dorado.ca.us/Government/CountyClerk/Forms/09PublicMarriageApplication.aspx.
 
Authorized record requests from the County Recorder will need to have this form included with your request: http://www.co.el-dorado.ca.us/Government/CountyClerk/Forms/Confidential_application_2009.aspx.
 
To obtain a divorce record, it is $13. State requests must have this form must be included: http://www.cdph.ca.gov/pubsforms/forms/CtrldForms/vs113a.pdf.
 

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