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Public Records

Public records are information that has been filed or recorded by local, state, federal or other government agencies, such as corporate and property records. Public records are created by government agencies (such as vital records, immigration records, real estate records, driving records, criminal records, etc.) or by individuals (such as magazine subscriptions, voter registration, etc.). Most essential public records are maintained by the government and many are accessible to the public either free-of-charge or for an administrative fee. Availability is determined by federal, state, and local regulations.

Navigating the maze of regulations and administrative policies to obtain public records can sometimes be difficult. As a result, many people choose to rely on companies that do the "heavy lifting" of obtaining, sorting and compiling information from specific public records for a fee. Some of the available services are listed below:

People Search

People search is great way to find and reconnect with family, friends, relatives. People search reports include phone numbers, address history, ages, birthdates, household members, home value, income and more.

Background Information

Background reports include, when available, a criminal and sex offender check, lawsuits, judgments, liens, bankruptcies, home value and property ownership, address history, phone numbers, relatives and associates, neighbors, marriage/divorce records and more.

Reverse Phone Lookup

Reverse phone lookups includes name, phone owner details, and more for landline phone numbers. Some companies offer reverse phone lookup for cell phone, unlisted and non-published phone numbers.

Residents and Property Search

Current and previous residents, phone numbers, home value, property details, sales history, neighborhood sex offender check, satellite and map images.

Property and Neighborhood Report

Includes home value, ownership info, sales history, property details, current and previous residents, phone numbers, area sex offenders, satellite and map images and more.

Criminal Check

A Criminal report includes access to records of criminal convictions, felonies, misdemeanors, sex offenses and other criminal offenses associated with a name.

On-Site Criminal Record Search

Includes physical verification of criminal records at the courthouse by a professional court researcher. The report includes an offense description, offense date, disposition date, sentencing information, filing date, case number, special notes and more.

Civil Court Record Search

Onsite verification of criminal records at the court house by court researcher. Report includes plaintiff name, case type, court name, court type, judgment amount, filing date, subject name, comments, and more.

Sex Offender Check

Sex offender report includes area offender names, last known address/location, offender photos, offense details, offender descriptions, a map of sex offenders living in your area, and more.

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