What Are Public Records?

Public Records are exactly what their name implies: records that exist by law for public use that are available to the general public.

The following are some examples of different public records that are available.

Death Records:

  • Full name of the deceased
  • Name of the person who reported the death
  • Location of where the deceased will be buried
  • Birth date of the deceased
  • Date, time, location and cause of death
  • Age and residence at time of death
  • Marital status
  • Name and birthplace of mother and father
  • Name of person who reported death

Bankruptcy Records:

  • Applicants name, birth date and address
  • Case Name and Case Number
  • Names of creditors involved in the case
  • Court dates
  • Motions filed
  • Contact information for your attorney and trustee
  • Type of filing (Chapter 7, 13, etc)
  • State in which they filed

Sex Offender Records:

  • Applicants name, birth date and address
  • Nature of the offense
  • State in which they are registered as a sex offender
  • Additional court information (Variable by state)

Marriage Records:

  • Full name of the applicants
  • Prior maiden names, if applicable
  • Location of marriage
  • Date of marriage
  • Name of person presiding over marriage proceeding

Divorce Records:

  • Full name of the applicants
  • Prior maiden names, if applicable
  • Location of divorce
  • Date of marriage
  • Date of divorce finalization
  • Name of judge/mediator presiding over divorce proceeding

What's On a Public Record?

Public Records include info such as person's age, addresses, phone numbers, aliases and maiden names, possible relatives and associates, criminal records and more. In some cases, court documents are also available, when applicable.

Who Has Them?

Everyone who has ever been issued a birth certificate, applied for credit, or has been married has created records that are public by law. Anytime there is a court filing (such as bankruptcy, divorce, criminal proceeding, etc) there are public records generated and filed.

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