Where can I access public records?

Where can I access public records online for free? Every site I go to wants to charge

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  • 1 decade ago
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    It depends upon what public records you want to access...

    If you're after something like the owner of a phone number, you're probably out of luck - commercial numbers are technically public, but they're not well published online for reverse search for free. Unlisted numbers are, well, unlisted!

    Real estate (property) info can often be searched for at your county (or sometimes city) via the relevant taxing authority (for example the assessor or clerk or recorder office). Unclaimed property can often be searched at the state treasurer's web site. Business registrations, filings, rules and license info can often be sought at the state level. Building codes may be accessed at the local county (or city) website. Recent police ("blotter") records can often be examined at the appropriate PD or Sheriff's website. Court records are sometimes accessible via the court website, laws through the legislature website, and so on... the ability to search and the length of history of the information may be limited.

    In general, start with the most local authority that is likely to have your desired info (city, county, state then country), and go through their website for the most logical department, and then to that department's site looking for online records access. If you don't find it, there's usually an email address for the relevant official who will respond with access information (if any) or hopefully a pointer on where to continue your search.

    Usually the companies that sell such information are actually selling a service by indexing the information which is otherwise somewhat of a pain to access. Until recently, the information wasn't often online at all (the service companies employed people to enter the info into their private database).

    Good luck!

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  • ?
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    4 years ago

    Get a No Cost Background Check Scan at https://bitly.im/aO52a

    Its a sensible way to start. The site allows you to do a no cost scan simply to find out if any sort of data is in existence. A smaller analysis is done without cost. To get a detailed report its a modest payment.

    You may not realize how many good reasons there are to try and find out more about the people around you. After all, whether you're talking about new friends, employees, doctors, caretakers for elderly family members, or even significant others, you, as a citizen, have a right to know whether the people you surround yourself with are who they say they are. This goes double in any situation that involves your children, which not only includes teachers and babysitters, but also scout masters, little league coaches and others. Bottom line, if you want to find out more about someone, you should perform a background check.

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  • rudzik
    Lv 4
    3 years ago

    it relatively is to no longer deny people who ask once or twice. it relatively is meant for the ten-12 stressful middle abusers of the device who're tying up the workplace with multiple requests. In Hawaii and maximum states presently, delivery certificates are no longer Public information. they're inner maximum. basically the guy named or the mothers and dads provides permission to launch them. Hawaii has released each and every thing they're accredited to by regulation. (delivery Index report for Obama that announces he grow to be born in Hawaii, no delivery index report for his sister who grow to be born in Indonesia, and marriage index documents for his mothers and dads. Plus no checklist in the Hawaiian delivery report, which Obama did no longer qualify for besides.) they have stated that they have considered the unique information and Obama grow to be born in Hawaii. In testimony final week, the dep. rep stated that Obama's COLB grow to be published on line (the only of Factcheck, and everywhere else). some nuts are asking an identical forms of questions returned and returned, reworded, attempting to locate loopholes or holiday up the staff. a sort of "vexatious requesters" has stated: “because of the fact of this, while Okubo denies, you will desire to examine between the strains, because of the fact she does no longer consistently deny what you asked, even while she denies what she denies.” They parse commas in comments. If the DOH says " there isn't any checklist containing that information", they get excited because of the fact it additionally did no longer say "if certainly such information existed". those persons would desire to get a clean interest.

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