About Public Records

What are Public Records?

Like the name suggests, Public Records are records that government agencies make available to the public. Sometimes this information can be extremely personal. Most people don't realize just how much information is made public. For example, if you've ever been arrested for a crime, that arrest would show up in your Public Record. Even if you were innocent.

Public Records may contain

  • Birth Records
  • Death Records
  • Driving Records
  • Criminal Records
  • Bankruptcies
  • Marriage Records
  • Divorce Records
  • Liens
  • Property Records
  • Sex Offender Status
  • Arrest Records
  • Court Records
  • And Much More

Who can access Public Records

Anyone can access public records but without a service like Court Records Online, they can be hard to track down and compile. Almost every courthouse has their own website and it can be impossible to search through thousands of website just to find information on a single person. Court Records Online makes it easy to search through records from thousands of government agencies.

How Public Records are accessed

Before sites like Court Records Online, one would have to go visit the county courthouse and manually request records for an individual person. This takes time and usually costs money for every record you pull. Luckily, advanced websites can do all the hard work for you by collecting and organizing millions of records online and making them easily avaialable with just a name and state.

Are my personal records online?

Most likely. Almost every American has something posted in their public records. If you've ever recieved mail then chances are you have a Public Record posted online. By searching for yourself, you can uncover what's posted online about you. You may be shocked at what you find.