• How can an individual find his or her criminal records in Georgia, either online or in person?
    Criminal records are a focal part of background checks being requested. Many background and criminal checks are provided by police departments and sheriffs offices. The state also offers a felon search that can be conducted online instantly. There is no control over how much criminal information/background is disclosed to the public and found on these reports. For more detailed information, a researcher can go the to courthouse where the criminal trial was held and view case records. Many courthouses have a way in which the public can search and request copies of its filings. The methods in which are available to you are based on the custodians of the record and due to this reason some data is easier to obtain than others. There are restrictions as to the type of record an individual is requesting. Many public records contain information that are personal to individuals and therefore the provider has to maintain a balance between public record laws and privacy. Using private sources can have less restrictions and difficulty. Numerous companies use private background check services to pre screen potential employees. Check online for published news of past arrests, these may still be around on the net. Try to search as the person which may be looking thoroughly online for any data, including news media, social media and others.
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  • How can I find out what's my arrears on child support and if I have a warrant for my arrest?
    Depends on where in Georgia. Certain cities such as the Atlanta Municipal Court make it easy and allows for an open online search of warrants . In some cases the law enforcement's website puts out a warrants page also. If you know of which area, there may be another user which can help.
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  • Where can I get a copy of a police report that happened 3 years ago?
    Police departments put their process online for the public to request arrest reports. If you mention which department, some may be able to help with some personal knowledge.
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  • Can I obtain an arrest record on someone in Georgia?
    Arrest reports are created and provided by the arresting police department. Records of arrests can be found in many places such as individual police logs or inmate/jail lists throughout Georgia. The Clarke County Sheriff's Office is a good example of arrest records that are open. Arrest can be also viewed on published news sites, up to the individual in determining which is the best source. If you know the person's name and which department made the arrest, you can contact that particular law enforcement agency directly. Their websites generally have instructions on how the provide them and what you will need. Inmate lists also show some information but they are generally not very specific, but do include some recently released detainees.
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  • Charges on First Offender. My nephew was arrested on 12/12/2014. He is in the spalding county jail I need to find out what his charges are. He is autistic and I am very concerned about him?
    Call the countys jail and they will tell you his charges
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  • My mother has past and I am trying to find the probate records file?
    Which county would the probate have been filed? You can conduct a people address locator search to find last residences, which can tell you the court to look into. After that you can go to that court's website and see how to search for and request their filings.
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  • How do you find out sentence for someone who went to court on 08/10/2015 in Columbus, GA?
    Have the person been assigned to a facility yet? The state of Georgia offers an inmate and parole search to the public. You can conduct the search by a case number, or an advanced search which allows to look up a sentenced offender by name, or partial name along with other information to narrow down a common name. Go to the Georgia Department of Correction's website, on the home page you will see a tab "Offender Info", then select offender search at the drop down menu, that will take you directly to the open inmate search. You will be able to see the offender's physical description, incarceration details and history, offense, actual release date, current status, known aliases, prior sentences and other doc data.
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  • DMV records GA?
    The Georgia Department of Revenue offers information about titles from their site. There's a link 'How to Obtain a Georgia Title' that provides forms and the process.
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  • How do I find a Pubic record?
    Departments throughout the government set forth procedures in which to obtain their files/records on their websites. You can do the work yourself online. Many of the databases are free. You can see what is available to you as public record. It's best to narrow it down by the type of record or which entity would have that record. As many records are considered public, it's access it not the same for various types of record. Generally, the more often the record is requested, the better is the access due to its popularity.
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  • How do I find free public marriage records? (GA)?
    This depends on where and when the marriage occurred. Archived marriage records are not protected as the more recent ones are. Archived marriage records are more an issue of data retrieval and collection. Newer marriage licenses from government recorders will most likely charge a fee. The location is also an issue as some courts allow for walk ins and free searches, however, ordering copies can carry a fee. Early county marriages from newspapers show information freely online also.
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