• How can I find my own Arrest records, and Mugshots?
    To get your own arrest record, you can go to that police department's website and try obtaining one there or see how to get one other wise. If there was a defense attorney, they may have a copy as it is requested by defense attorneys regularly.
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  • How can you find out if someone was fired from a job or were laid off?
    Sometimes the employee and employer end up in court for termination, agreements and other disputes. You can always check to see if either was in court and read about the case.
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  • How to get the summary the complete discussion of a case?
    Look for transcripts in the court's webpage where the case was. Since all the courts are not the same you'd have to be more specific as to where the trial was, but in general, you can see how to request transcripts from the clerk's webpage.
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  • How can I view an auto accident record?
    Go directly to the police department which made the accident report. Dallas only charges six dollars for the report, but it's hard to say what you will need without knowing the area/county where the accident happened. Some, if not all have same day over the counter reports available.
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  • How can I get police records of when the father of my kids got arrested to see if the charges were dropped how can I see the records?
    There are two separate records you may be looking for, one is the police report and the other is the case file (if one was filed). You can go directly to the court’s website and see how to search their files. The police department that made the arrest will have a website with a page regarding requesting incident/arrest reports. The county court which has jurisdiction in this case, may be one of the counties which has free online case search, Harris and Howard counties are just two examples.
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  • How do I get my entire arrest?
    You will need to go to individual police departments if you would like to see the full reports. Police reports are official documents requested by attorneys and others involved in the case/incident. A report of arrests that police sees is not the same, may not even contain as much information as the full report. If the arrest resulted in a criminal case being filed, the court can provide a copy of the file.
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  • How to find if a business has filed for bankruptcy?
    Bankruptcies in Texas are in four districts, Northern, Southern, Western and Eastern. You can look up cases from all four with the search fields under "Texas Free Court Records Search". The records go back to 2014 with new cases added regularly. If you don't need the entire case file, but information about a bankruptcy's case number, party names, types of filing and date are openly available. The search can be based on a keyword, so you will not need to know much about the case before searching it. Here's a sample of what you will view: Court Name: U.S. Bankruptcy Court Records for the Southern District of Texas Case Number: -- Party Name: -- Filing Type: Bankruptcy, Office: 4 Chapter: 13 Trustee: --, -- [Chapter 13 Trustee's Notice of Confirmation Hearing and Plan Summary (batch)(BNC NOTICING)] Date Published: -- --, --
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  • How do I find out why the cops were called to my house last night while I was gone, my husband was here and will not tell me?
    Call the police or ask the neighbors.
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  • I want to see the news clipping on a fatel car wreck on ector street in july 29 1991?
    Whatever city "Ector Street" is in, you need to find the newspaper for July 30, 31, Aug 1, 1991.
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  • Is there a way to find out if someone has or had a life insurance policy?
    Not unless you call up every insurance company in the U.S. and know that person's SSN.
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  • Arrested on 8/1/2015 but need to locate arrest records. How can I see them?
    Access the police department's which made the arrest through their website and see what you will need, the process can be different from one area to another. Many of these types of requests can be done over the net. When on the site look for the records department. Arrest records are issued by police departments on a regular basis to defense attorneys, defendants, prosecutors and others related to the case.
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  • How do u find out if you wanted?
    There are law enforcement agencies throughout Texas which have wanted lists posted. It probably doesn’t cover all warrants in the state since they’re originally issued by a judge/court, therefore, in some cases you may have to check courts. If you go to city warrants list pages, you will be able to access a list online openly like the one Arlington municipal court has. The city police and county sheriffs websites make it easy to check for warrants. Travis county is a good example of open online warrant searches. These lists get updated regularly, so it is best to go to its source.
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  • How can I find out if there is a warrant out for someone for child support in the county where I live?
    Which county? some counties have warrant checks though their sheriffs departments, police and others through its courts.
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  • Release records from prison 2012?
    There are state, city and county facilities where arrested individuals can be housed. Each, have their own means of providing public information. Also, records can be either statistics or information about persons that have been in custody. These departments have public information offices or officers that provide information to the media also, their information can be found on the sites' webpages.
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  • What did my ex husband die from on October 2014?
    Was there an inquest? You can check the death registration frequently asked Questions in the Texas department of health's site. Go to the home page, then Vital Statistics Unit, then to Death Registration Frequently Asked Questions
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  • Looking for court hearing of custody of minor child in the year of 1987?
    Which court the the case being heard in? Many of them have sites with an updated calendar and clerk information.
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  • Can I get name of arresting officer?
    Arrest reports are public records, however, they do still have guidelines as to when they are made available. Each department has their policies posted on their websites as to who and how to get the official reports.
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  • How do u get a charge off your record if u were never convicted and the charge was NO BILL?
    Which record shows the charges in dispute? Most public background checks are of convictions. Arrest records are available from the police department which made the arrest, with a formal request. The DA files the charges. That's how it usually is done. There's a RAP sheet that is accessed by the police which does show charges, unlikely to show up unless there's access to police database, which private companies doing background checks do not access to. There may be court records that show criminal information. Depends on where the charges are found
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  • Bankruptcy Texas?
    Bankruptcy courts in Texas are divided in four districts, Northern, Western, Southern and Eastern. Each district covers a group of counties throughout the state and provide public bankruptcy court services ranging from familiarity of the filing process to searching for individual records. When looking to view bankruptcy records, begin with the source, the original court itself. Bankruptcy records are deemed public, however, the type of services which make it available are not guaranteed by law as long they are available. Exceptions can be imposed under the law also, therefore it is important to check each court’s site for their process individually. The Texas bankruptcy court’s website also includes a service in efforts to having its court records are available online. In some instances, bankruptcy records can be viewed outside of the court’s website and appear with a simple search engine query. These are mostly already available which can come from court calendars and public databanks. A note to remember is: when a record is not found in search engine results, it can still be provided to you online directly from the bankruptcy court services.
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  • I need information on a open robbery case that happened in 1994?
    Periodicals offer great information, and even more so in smaller cities. Many news organizations that cover crime events are now online. If the case went to trial, the courthouse offers a way to look up the file. Much of it rests on the area where the incident occurred. If an individual in related to the incident, a police report can be provided by the law enforcement agency.
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  • How can I view public online arrest report free?
    You can view recent arrests online freely, however, an official police report is requested from the department which made the arrest. Free arrest information can be found with updates reported to various public record outlets, or from individual law enforcement agency inmate searches, crime mapping and arrest logs, all of which depends on the police department. “Public record” means it is available for access, it does not mean it is free, this is a common misconception amongst researchers. There are plenty of records which are free however.
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  • How to I get record of times police were called to an address?
    Which area the property is located can make the search either easy to look up or more difficult to find out. If the law enforcement agency participates in crime mapping services/sites, then the public is easily able to view all the incidents reported by the local police/sheriff online. Crime maps show incidents city block by block. Crime reports are also released by police, many of which maintain websites with news and updates of activities. Local, small papers can also be used to look up old reports of crimes and police activities.
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  • How do you get citation stat for particular city?
    Cities are patrolled by their local police, the county sheriff if no local police is present and the state troopers in some cases patrol rural areas. Law enforcement agency budgets are public record, including the details of their income. Depending on the particular area/agency, the information can be online through their own website or be requested to view them. You can ask the department directly where these stats are kept, the approach to find the information rests on which area! Participating law enforcement agencies put their violators on crime maps where daily incidents are shown to the public. This search can be narrowed to show traffic violations only.
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  • How can I find out any and all warrants that could be in my name ? Theft identity is killing me. I have maiden name 3 married names and who knows what else has been created?
    Each name will most likely need to be searched individually. To go even a step further, different middle initials can add to the scope of the search as some records may include different middle initials or name or used a hyphenated name, or a previous name as a middle name in error or any combinations of. It is more work than searching four names which have been the same its entire history. You have a helpful advantage if the names are unique, which means less records to search through.
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  • Hi I'm in search of my brother, his name may have change due to foster care status, how can I find him?
    As a tip, when asking for assistance to locate people, it is always helpful to get specific answers with a specific question to start. Being specific with the location of the record(s) helps minimize broad generalized answers. An example of important information to help with searches is the area, as specific as possible. Different areas have various available public resources and policies. Texas has 254 counties and over 1900 police agencies and approximately sixty thousand sworn officers. Second, if the most obvious approach has been attempted already, post a mention as to not get the same in return from unknowing contributors. Other help would be the age, even the approximate is helpful.
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  • How many Comanche and Cherokee resided on Carlo Dr area when city annexed to Texas?
    The answer may be more historical than statistical. Archived historical data is available through many society organizations, either by area or subject. Libraries adjacent to the area holds many of the historical publications.
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  • I'm looking for my sister born march 5 1992?
    There is a possibility that the name may have changed due to marriage(s). If there's a residence which was purchased by the person you're searching, the maiden can be viewed in connection with the new spouse. Marriage and divorce decrees are available through the Texas state health services. A compilations of divorce or annulments are indexed and open to the public for search purposes through the same source.
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  • Searching for criminal records for past - 1998 - 2001?
    The Texas department of public safety offers a conviction database open to the public. Their webpage explains what is in it and its compliance to Chapter 60 of the code of criminal procedure (CCP). This database was reviewed in 2002 and found about 60 percent of the dispositions from the courts made it into the computerized criminal history system (CCH), mostly due to the lack of reporting from the courts and of the related arrests from the individual agencies. Records from the cch can be requested by the person themselves and for certain research reasons. Looking up your own records from the police does not have privacy of personal information issues to deal with. If you are aware of the cities in which your arrests occurred, you can request the record from the local department directly, many of which offer requests online.
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  • We looked at a property for sale that was a foreclosure and need to know if there was a crime committed in the home. How can we get that info?
    If it is recent, crime-maps go back to september of 2014. The area where the crime could have occurred is a factor as not all police agencies report their arrests/incidents to crime maps, larger cities are more likely to show their arrests. You will most likely have to search several unrelated sources. Public libraries have archived periodicals, including local papers which may have carried a story relating to any crimes occurred in the area. There are methods making searches easier, previously on micro-film and more recently computerized digital files.
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  • Can I get my moms judgement, sentence,and indictment report and trial file?
    These should be considered public record. Where to get them is related to the court of jurisdiction and police department in case you want to request the entire police report to give you more information. Criminal case search can be conducted at county court level, many if not all online. In In Brazos as an example, the county court lets you search their case files by defendant, attorney or both. This service is free and online for the public use freely. There are also bond searches, jail searches and jp criminal searched.
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  • How do I see if I'm in a will?
    There are several factors that affect finding out about a will. If the person which you want to see the will of is alive, it is considered private. When and if the will goes to probate after the individual is deceased, the will becomes public records as with many court records. Probate courts have clerks which provide probate record files. There’s an effort from probate process to find persons named in the will, in some cases the beneficiaries pass or move becoming difficult to find. People finder and searches to find beneficiaries named in the will locates addresses and leads. These can be used to find all interested parties. The probate court with jurisdiction of the residence at the time of death is the one which would have the case or file. You can check online through several people finder/locator to see how easy you are to find, is the location accurate. If the case is in the system already, you can search most probate court calendars online.
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  • How do I find out what jail my friend is in?
    You can zero on the area by using the crimemaps arrest search. There are icons which let you select specific crime/charges for the arrest, for example if the charge is DUI, then you can look up all the DUI’s in a large area without being overwhelmed. If you know which area, police or sheriffs departments have a custody list that can be searched online, or you will see how you can check by calling, check their website, it’s a common occurrence for the public to search for a possible arrestee.
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  • I need help about my child custody case?
    Family courts are divided into counties across Texas. Depending on the county of the divorce, there are legal aid organizations to help families with lower income. Tarrant county, legal aid of North West Texas offers their services in 15 locations across 114 counties in Texas. They prioritize persons with incomes of within 125 percent of the U.S. poverty line, and in certain cases 200 percent or less of the national poverty line which is nearly $4000.00 per month for a four member family. There are other organizations which you can look up on the courts webpages. This information was found looking up the Tarrant county courthouse's webpage.
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  • Do registered sex offenders name stay on list once deceased?
    Offender registries' policy and procedures can vary from one to the other. According to the National Sex Offender Public Website (NSOPW), most jurisdictions will keep the offender on their lists even after their death.
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  • All rulings on grand jury indictments of Joel W Dotson 2005?
    There are possible matching records from the Lubbock County grand jury, this is based on a name search only. Possession of a controlled substance / Forgery / Theft with two priors (less than $1,500)
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  • Looking for a person?
    When conducting a people finder search, you will most likely have to separate the two last names, or any other names under that same person. The middle initial, the area such as county or city location of residence are helpful to narrow the search. There are many automatically generated address locators online, even with older information, you can see relatives and confirm you have the right person. You can then see the middle initial and verify it's theirs. Property ownership deeds are public and recorded by the county clerk. A name search, either in person or online if available depending on the county, will not only pull up the address but dates of property ownership and other details such as a joint owner spouse or trust.
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  • How do you get a hit and run if you was not there?
    You go to the police department where your vehicle was hit and ask for a blue form. Complete that then send it off to your insurance company.
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  • Verify your Texas criminal record search?
    There are many of us which are not absolutely sure of what records show up in our background. Are citations showing, details of severe infractions such as DUI or reckless driving. Which court records show up? The more a person thinks about it, the less they are sure of what may appear. It isn’t hard to search your own records, many of us do to check before applying for employment. Some need to clear their records or eliminate erroneous entries. The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) offers a public criminal database for public use. It is low cost at only $3 per credit, which is the cost for one name search. The fee can add up if you need to search for additional names, regardless whether of the same person or not. What the DPS also offers is a list of employers which have ordered their criminal history checks. The list includes small as well as larger firms. Looking at the companies which are listed, one can't help but notice that some of the names are data providers, retail and wholesale. Some of the largest names in data collection and providers are listed having purchased reports from the DPS. These companies are the source of information for multitude of other companies. Once the record is out, it's out there and DPS no longer has control. They also do not have control over the interpretation of such records. However, reputable firms update their data often to reflect expungements or corrections that were recently made.
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  • Percentage of persons with criminal record in southern Hunt County TX 75474?
    The amount of crime in a certain area can be seen with crime maps and past statistics that are easy to find. The number of persons with a criminal record may not be an accurate count how a neighborhood is crime ridden as people move.
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  • What is the statute of limitations on bounced checks in Texas?
    The Texas statutes are freely available online for anyone to look up. There's a query page that allows you to search by key terms. It may be frustrating, but once the right terms are used, the work is mostly done. Helps tremendously if familiar with the right terminology such as 'instrument' or if it is considered forgery or fraud or whatever the right term which needs to be used.
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  • How to find out who owns property in Hays County Texas?
    The Hays County Appraisal District's website has a free access online database open to the public. You can conduct a search with just a name of the owner or address and see the legal description of the property, values and more.
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