City of Asheville Submitted: April 26, 2022 | Updated: April 26, 2022

[See Editor’s Note] (April 2022) Submission related to “Henderson County Jury cases” 2017 – 2022

Date sent in to Sunshine: 04/21/22

Original Subject:
"Henderson County Jury cases"

Original Message:
“List of all jury cases/verdicts heard in Henderson County from 2017- 2022. ”

Government Entity:
City of Asheville

Start Date / End Date:
N/A. Blank.

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Editor’s Note 04/26/22: The submission above has been marked as “Completed. As written, this cannot be fulfilled via our website, and it is unclear what specific info the sender hopes to receive.

In order to provide some clarity for the sender, today we called and spoke to the Henderson County Clerk of Superior Court (J. Tyler Ray’s Office) about the submission above. We asked whether that request (as written) can be fulfilled by their office, and if not what info they would need.

As written, the County would not be able to process a request like this. They have advised the following:

– They would need more specific details about what info you’re looking for in order to narrow down the files you hope to obtain, and they would also need to know specifically whether you’re requesting “Criminal” or “Civil” court records.
– They cannot search for “all cases” or “all verdicts” by year. They do not conduct their searches in that way. They would need to know a specific case number (or list of specific case numbers) to look up.
– They advised that these records are all paper files, so anyone requesting this type of info would ultimately need to come to their office in person to inspect the final results.

If you’d like to further pursue a request like this, we’d recommend you reach out to the Clerk of Superior Court directly to assist with any questions about fulfillment. They say they’ll be happy to assist if you’d like to provide specific file numbers.

Phone: (828) 694-4100.

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Status: Completed


  • April 26, 2022 4:26 pm

    2 years ago

    Submitted to Sunshine Request
    Status: Pending