Not all records are classified as public records, but for those records that are classified as such like San Bernardino County Public Records, there are some features that are enjoyed by such records for it is acknowledged by the law that the contents of the records in question are so important that the
public should be given access to copies of these records so that the public can make informed decisions in accordance with the things that are written on the record. An example of a record that the public should have access to as the same is a public records would be records coming from the clerk of court.
These records are public records as the name implies, and this classification means that the records are supposed to be available to the public at all times. a person may make a valid request for copies of these records at any given time and for whatever reason that the person making the request could think of. In fact, when a person makes the request, the clerk would not even ask the person making the request as to the reason for the request, though most people would still have a reason for making the request as these records are not free, hence, a person making the request would still have to pay for them.
As San Bernardino County Public Records
official records, these records are also afforded the California Public Court Records
presumption of regularity such that the contents of the records are presumed to be true and accurate at all times. A party presenting copies of the records would be under no obligation to prove that the contents of the records are true and accurate as they are already presumed to be. Of course, the party presenting the records would still have to prove that they had obtained the records from official sources as only those records would be given the presumption of regularity. It must also be remembered that the presumption applies only if the records were obtained from the proper sources.
A request for copies of the records may be done at the county level, though one must also take into consideration the fact that there are some record that the law says may only be requested from the office of the official custodian of the records. The procedure for making the request would depend on the office where the request would be made. In general, a request at the local level offices are done through the mail or in person, and both methods would have their own inherent set of advantages and disadvantages that the person making the request would have to take into consideration when making the request.
Records from the San Bernardino County Clerk of Court may also be requested for online through the use of online databases which could provide information that would be substantially similar as those which could be found from the official archives. These archives are also able to present the information faster and more efficiently, but because they are not official sources, they do not enjoy the presumption of regularity.