open-public-records

Tennessee Public Records

TENNESSEE PUBLIC RECORDS SEARCH
First Name
Last Name
State
 

About Tennessee Open Public Record

Tennessee Public Records Act was adopted in 1957. The law allows for all state, county and city records to be open to the public for inspection. The law also includes records which are considered confidential and thus exempted from public access. Confidential records would include military records affecting national security, student files, medical records or certain criminal investigations. Office of Open Records Counsel is located within the Comptroller of the Treasury and assists the public with access to public records. Tennessee is the 16th state admitted to the Union on June 1, 1796. There are 95 counties in Tennessee and 347 incorporated municipalities. Rock and roll began in Memphis and known as the birth place of the blues. The Comptroller of the Treasury offers real estate assessment data to find the value of property in Tennessee. Research the many public records available online for Tennessee. Follow the ongoing news stories and crime reports. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation can help you obtain criminal records and background checks. Find an abundance of data on the demographics of the state, the education and background history of the people. Discover how the Office of Vital Records can help you obtain copies of birth, death, marriage or divorce certificates. Uncover information on the different types of businesses and firms in Tennessee as well as facts and figures on income and earnings. You can garner an understanding of how the county governments are run as well as learning about the community resources and attractions the cities of Tennessee have to offer. Find information the the state courts, court cases and judiciary self help. This site is updated regularly so be sure to refer to it often.
[...] Read More

Tennessee Free Public Records Directory

Info

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

Tennessee Free Court Records Search

Info

Recent court criminal actions, civil lawsuits and bankruptcy filings.

Ask Questions, About Tennessee
Info

  • How do you find someone that was booked in jail the same night you were, without remembering their name, in Tennessee?
    Check old publications for the area where the arrest occurred, as a number of news papers/publications will list people that were arrested daily. Look for publications that show arrested individuals, then look up the issue for that date. Libraries have old publications, sometimes on microfilm, for the public to research old events.
    Open-Public-Records.com (Staff)
  • How do I get court records in Tennessee, for a certain date?
    You can use the q and a search form above to find an answer to similar questions about obtaining court records. Helps to know which county. Chancery Court, State of Tennessee Twentieth Judicial District is one that offers free online case search to the public openly.
    Open-Public-Records.com (Staff)
  • How do I obtain autopsy reports in Tennessee?
    In Tennessee, autopsy reports are considered public records unless sealed by court order. The state's medical examiner's website has a form online, it's very simple and brief. You will need to provide the name of the deceased, date and county of death. There's a portion which asks relationship to the deceased, not sure if it's a requirement, there are q and a's to help with any questions and a phone number. Name of form is: AUTOPSY REPORT REQUEST, which has instructions on the process to obtain the report. You will need to send in your written request to the office of the Medical Examiner, State of Tennessee Department of Health in Johnson city according to the form.
    Open-Public-Records.com (Staff)
  • How do you find out in Tennessee, if there is an arrest warrant issued for you?
    Just type in your city and the police department in your city and it will have a place to pop in your name to check
    Open-Public-Records.com (Staff)
  • How do I file for divorce, with the proper forms in Tennessee, without a lawyer?
    Divorces are generally filed at the county level court. Shelby county courts have a page with multiple links regarding divorces that include forms and instructions. The state's court website provides approved divorce forms for Tennessee counties.
    Open-Public-Records.com (Staff)
Scroll