• We have a docket number, the defendant's name but cannot locate the charges as it was dismissed in 2007. where do I search for charges that were dismissed after a plea arrangement?
    Have you tried https://www.nccourts.gov/ you can search the courts and see where the records of it may be.
    Open-Public-Records.com (Staff)
  • Why is it so hard to get access to criminals arrest data?
    Arrests can be requested directly from the department which made the arrest. You can see people which have been recently arrested by looking up inmate searches, either the North Carolina Department Of Public Safety Offender Public Information or more local searches that offer inmate population searches.
    Open-Public-Records.com (Staff)
  • Where do I find out who owns an abandoned house?
    North Carolina register of deeds are the ones in charge of property records. These are county departments that record, maintain and provide copies of deeds. Not all counties offer the same online services pertaining to requesting records, however, they all have the same responsibilities and these records are deemed public by state statute. The ease of online access is not guaranteed nor are any fees associated with obtaining the record as long as it is not cost prohibitive. Each county has a site where the recorders' clerks can be contacted. These are official records. Reverse address searches from private entities may only provide a name, but still helpful as you will obtain a name for cross reference and see if the tenants were also owners. You can also contact the tax department in the county in which the property is located.
    Open-Public-Records.com (Staff)
  • Where can I find information about my father's estate being closed?
    Contact the Clerk of Court's office and ask for the Estate Division in the county in which your father's estate was filed.
    Open-Public-Records.com (Staff)
  • Can you find out if charges have been filed against you?
    Contact your local magistrates office and ask for any outstanding processes that might be against you.
    Open-Public-Records.com (Staff)
  • Where can I find marriage records?
    At the Register of Deeds offices.
    Open-Public-Records.com (Staff)
  • I need a copy of my marriage license?
    Contact the Register of Deeds office in the county that you were married in.
    Open-Public-Records.com (Staff)
  • How do I find out if I have any outstanding arrest warrants?
    Go on web put in for NC criminal search when you do click and find where you can put your name and address it pops right up free. The search is on the division of adult supervision’s website. The show absconders, which does not cover all warrants. If you remember where the warrant may be out of, you can do a bit of searching on your own. Check the individual police department’s website, look for the records division, in some cases, specially with larger departments, there will be a warrants list. It’s hard to say precisely as each PD is different, some have an online warrant list, other which don’t, will have instructions on how to look them up.
    Open-Public-Records.com (Staff)
  • How do I look up the entire state of North Carolina’s inmates?
    The state of North Carolina Department Of Public Safety has an open public inmate search of all counties at once. The fields where the names are do not have to be completely filled. In addition to offender searches, you can search for escapees, captures, absconders and releases. The url to these sites change from time to time, simply search for 'North Carolina Department Of Public Safety Inmate Search'.
    Open-Public-Records.com (Staff)
  • How long is jail time for a failure to appear?
    Depends on the judge...could be no time could be 6 months...also depends on the charge The fta was issued for
    Open-Public-Records.com (Staff)
  • CAN THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE GIVE WARRANT INFORMATION OVER THE PHONE?
    They used to, but they changed that @ 3 years ago, so currently, no. (May vary county to county)
    Open-Public-Records.com (Staff)
  • How can I find out when the case is coming up on a friend of mine?
    Many courts have an online updated calendar of upcoming cases separately for civil and criminal by case number or name.
    Open-Public-Records.com (Staff)
  • Where can I find birth records?
    North Carolina birth records from 1971 through the present can be requested through the NC Department of Health and Human Services. Birth records can be requested by submitting the appropriate form offered on their website under vital records. They also offer same day service for providing records in person (at their Raleigh office) if you make an appointment. Otherwise if you know the county a birth occurred in they may have records on hand that cover a longer period of time.
    Open-Public-Records.com (Staff)
  • Where can I request records of shoplifting arrests or convictions?
    Whether shoplifting or any other crime, there's a difference between an arrest (which can be incriminating the innocent) or a conviction. Conviction of the charges can be viewed with a background check or a court record search. Court records, if you know the venue, can give a lot more information. Private court services, often called attorney service, can go to the court house search in person. They're fees are not very high, but you will need to know which court. If the crime was recent, you can go directly to the jail division of the arresting department. They will sometimes show the arrestee's photo/mug shot. The state police does a background check for all of North Carolina if you do not know where the shoplifting arrest of conviction happened.
    Open-Public-Records.com (Staff)
  • Where can I find public arrest records?
    Persons that have been arrested will many times show up on the county sheriff's jail roster, current detainee list, inmate locator and under other similar terms.
    Open-Public-Records.com (Staff)
  • How do I find out if someone has been arrested within the past week?
    If the event you're looking for is current, try the official city webpage press releases. Also, anywhere you can find press releases within that city since it's not a big community and it would be a big story.
    Open-Public-Records.com (Staff)