So much of what happens in your local courthouse is public record. However, finding the exact item you're looking for can cause a major headache. It's buried underneath pages and pages of useless information!
No matter where you live, you can find the information you need on this site. The National Center for State Courts has combed through every individual site to set up direct portals to the pages you need.
You can find blogs and tips about your local judicial organizations. There's even a database of local and national experts who can help you learn more about how the courts work.