Nevada Public Records Questions and Answers (FAQ)

Nevada Public Records Questions and Answers (FAQ)
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  • 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)