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About Nevada Open Public Record

The Nevada Open Records Act (NRS Chapter 239) is a series of laws designed to guarantee the public with access to public records of all levels of governments. Public meetings are legislated by Nevada Open Meeting Laws. Exemptions to public records include: library records, names, addresses and telephone numbers of private individuals enrolled in recreational facilities. There are 17 counties and 108 cities and towns in Nevada. It has a population of about 2.7 million and it is the 7th largest and 35th most populous state. Nevada obtained statehood in 1864. It was founded on mining but re founded on gaming which became legalized in 1931. It is the primary source of revenue for the state. The largest employers are the school districts, Clark County, and casinos. Nevada's most significant town is Las Vegas with nearly 600,000 inhabitants. Nevada is also one of the few U.S. states without a system of intermediate appellate courts. Search Nevada public records through government websites which maintain official documents and data. Public access to these documents can be found via well organized directories which link to sites containing vital records such as birth, death, and marriage records. Find individual listings for each city and county in Nevada linking to sites detailing government services offered, resources, and general community information. Obtain data concerning Nevada employment income, including an ethnic breakdown. Search for criminal histories and records and find court case records online. View crime reports and statistics for the state. Learn about Nevada housing, real estate, and property and land valuations. Discover ethnic background and gender information of private business owners in Nevada. See population figures and demographic information for the state. Read current local news reports and stories of interest. Find out about state resident education and background histories. Information on this site is being updated on an ongoing basis.
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Nevada Free Public Records Directory


Departments which record, maintain and provide official documents, certificates or information requested by the general public.

Nevada Free Court Records Search


Recent court criminal actions, civil lawsuits and bankruptcy filings.

Ask Questions, About Nevada

  • How do I find out in Nevada, what year someone's divorce was finalized?
    Depends on the county, some will offer online searches. Simply enter the county name and court search or records. Recorders offices get their divorce records from family court filings. (Staff)
  • Where can I find in Nevada, if criminal records are open to the public?
    Criminal records are open to the public from several different sources. Criminal records can be viewed by merely looking up offender lists to a complete search of the person's background. Criminal records can be searched by checking courts. Many government agencies have put their services online making it easier to access. If you are requesting your own records, the Nevada Department of Public Safety provides individual background checks which are less than twenty five dollars per search. (Staff)
  • Where do I find in Nevada, if someone has an outstanding warrant?
    Yes, you can, helps if you know where the warrant is out of! In Las Vegas for example, the Marshall's webpage has a warrant search that is open to the public and free. You can search by the person's name or look up an alphabetical list. If the warrant is stemming from a traffic violation/citation, courts such as the Clark county courts offer a free and open search of arrest warrants. (Staff)
  • Where can I find in Nevada, if my arrest has made it into the state and federal systems?
    The Nevada criminal history repository provides a search that individuals can conduct on themselves, however, this search does not cover any records that are federal, a separate FBI search must be conducted in addition. Neither of these searches will cover records outside of the state of Nevada or FBI's criminal report coverage. (Staff)