Check crime mapping services that are free and open to the public online. You can find links to their sites from some police department websites. Reports are by city block, but you can still search by entering an address. You should try more than solely one crime mapping site, some cover areas while others may not. There are periodicals you can also check for that date, or the following days as the report surfaces. You can find these press releases all over the net from various news entities.
If the search is expected to look up juvenile criminal records, it would be wise to look up restrictions and public records laws. Juvenile felony records of 16 or 17 year olds are made public (see Minn. Stat.§260B.163, subd. 1). There is a lot more on the law concerning public records and juveniles, depending on the different circumstances.
You can check the free search at http://www.mncourts.gov/ you will be able to pick the county and whether you prefer searching criminal cases by name of defendant, attorney or case number. The search is open to the public freely and you can search as many times as you need. You can search civil records also.
How was the lawsuit filed without going to court in the first place? Arbitrations aren't handled the same and have little court involvement. If either party is a government agency, their records should be open to the public under the freedom of information laws. If the case was dismissed either with prejudice” or “without prejudice" you can search court records and the attorney's names are on the caption of the case.
Lawsuits are filed in court, sometimes they go to trial and other times they don't. Either way, the lawsuit in filed with the courts (which also means filed with the clerk of that court) and can be found looking up cases, and depending on where, they can be found online.
The link above "Minnesota Court Records:" will take you to the Minnesota's public access to court records. Click on the Access Case Records tab, then on "Required Acknowledgement for MPA Remote" acknowledgement button, thereafter you can select Civil, Family & Probate Case Records or all records. It's a free search you can conduct with a case number, attorney or party name.
You can view (Inmate In-Custody Lists) arrests by county.
You will need to go to different sources. Begin with the Minnesota Free Court Records Search above. that search can check bankruptcy information. After that, check the state's judiciary http://www.mncourts.gov/ follow the case access tab and you will eventually get to the final search page for Criminal/Traffic/Petty Case Records, Civil, Family & Probate Case, Records, Judgments Search and Court Calendars. None of these searches cost anything and anyone is free to use them.
This link http://www.mncourts.gov/ will take you to the state's judicial branch's home webpage. You will then see a tab "Access Case Records", the page which comes after that will give you several options, one of them simply being the disclaimer. That link will take you to several searches, civil, criminal, family, traffic, judgments and court calendars, they're all free and worth checking.
You can run many searches in many different places, but, if you're looking to see what others can see about you, begin by looking where they would look and not spend too much time with the ones that would only be accessible to you or the police, such as an official arrest report. Arrest reports have restrictions since they're not convictions, and have policies in place by the department to request them. If you are are looking for a specific criminal record that you are concerned about others finding, even if it doesn't show up on all criminal background searches, you can go directly to the source of the record and see if it is accessible and how easy to find. Criminal court records are a good example, open to the public and can be accessible, but, may not appear in some or any background checks.
Minnesota's judicial branch has a free and open public search. It's worth trying. The courthouses' physical location may have the archived files. There's a court locator on the state's judicial webpage with contact information to find out more about their archived arrest or criminal records
You can always try searching the courts records database.
The SS is private information and not public record. The marriage and divorce are yours, therefore, there shouldn’t be any obstacles. Unlike birth and death records, you are not able to request marriage and divorce records from the Minnesota Department of Health. Marriage and divorce records are available from the county where either filed.
Criminal records/reports are generally the background arrest and prosecution history of an individual. Incident reports are different and while also available to the public from police stations throughout Minnesota. Depending on the type and severity of the incident, a responding police officer will produce a report. This report is considered public information and anyone looking to request incident reports needs to contact the law enforcement agency local to the address. Most law enforcement departments offer websites which will help with the process and forms in order to request the police report.
There are many different providers of background checks from private and public entities. Public entities such as local law enforcement/police agencies can conduct a criminal background check as well as case history searches from the Minnesota Judicial Branch, Minnesota Department of Public Safety and others. You can conduct your own search by looking up state and local inmates in custody freely. There are also many private agencies which will allow you to search for criminal records competing for business, but are not the same. Since in some cases it is not apparent the amount of information that is available until the search is conducted, in general, the company conducting the search is not fully aware of all records that appear. This is the reason why the coverage is important to review. Blank reports or no records found can result from a clear background or just a lack of data available to the public or to a specific database being used, therefore trusting and knowing what is being searched is essential. Some private companies will offer 'no records found' refund policy.
Arrests and criminal records are two different types of records. An arrest in most cases will not appear in your typical criminal background checks. Official arrest reports can be requested directly from the agency which made the arrest and took the report. The Minnesota judicial branch (courts) website spells out the basics of criminal record expungements. There are certain crimes which are not expunge-able and driving while intoxicated is amongst the types of records which to do not qualify according to the court’s website. Conducting a Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) search will show what is on record to begin with and view what others can access. You may not even be aware of what is on record before that. There's a list of employers categories which are eligible to request a BCI report, it is open to the public with restrictions.