Sunday, June 27, 2010

California court index wildcard searches

The Open Access system used in some California court case lookups supports wildcards and word stemming in queries.

For a business name variation:
amer% medical

For any words that precede or follow the word "medical":

For letters that follow "a" with words between the "a" word and "center":
a% %center

For any letters that precede the suffix "son" in a personal name:

Some courts using the Open Access system:

Superior Court of Riverside County
Superior Court of San Bernardino County
Superior Court of Contra Costa County
Superior Court of San Mateo County
Superior Court of Santa Cruz County 
Location Oakland, Ca - Private Investigator