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The Utah Government Records Access and Management Act (GRAMA), which has been around for the last twenty years and updated in 2011, is the state law regulating access to the records of Utah's public governing agencies. The law defines what a public record is considered to be and details the responsibilities of the state's public records keepers in regard to maintenance and public access. For immediate access, there are many open records available on the Utah state government website. On January 4, 1896, Utah was the 45th state to be granted statehood. The state name is a derivative of the Ute Indian tribe. There are approximately 2.75 million residents living in 243 incorporated municipalities and 29 counties. Salt Lake City is the largest city and state capital. A majority of Utah residents live in the Salt Lake City metropolitan area. A major industry in Utah is tourism as many tourists are attracted by Utah's many opportunities for outdoor and recreational activities and five national parks. Utah is also considered a main ski destination in the winter months. The Bureau of Criminal Investigation is the state agency to contact for criminal history checks and background information. Inspect a multitude of Utah public records using some of the best research sources online. Look up interesting data on the education and history of the residents of the state. Request criminal records and access information on state prisons, most wanted fugitives and offenders. Read the constantly changing crime reports and current event headlines for Utah. Learn how to order records of birth, death, marriage or divorce. Investigate the workings of local governments by linking to the individual county websites. To get an even better feel for life in Utah, search the city websites to see what community services and local attractions are available. Take a look at the statistics on the companies and firms in Utah to get an idea of the local business environment. You can also find data on the income and earnings of the people of the state. Find out about the Utah courts, court records, juror information and other judiciary online services. Revisit this site often as new sources are added on a regular basis.
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Utah Free Public Records Directory


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

Utah Free Court Records Search


Recent court criminal actions, civil lawsuits and bankruptcy filings.

Ask Questions, About Utah

  • Where can I find in Utah, whether warrants for someone's arrest is public information?
    Warrants are issued by courts, considered court records and generally public information. It's free and open to look up warrants online in Utah with an online warrant search. You can find the free warrant search on some, if not all sheriff department websites. The Utah department of public safety provides an open search of warrants statewide. The search is based on the person's first and last name. Warrant details show the case number, court name, charges and age. (Staff)
  • How do I find arrest records for January 2018 in Utah?
    Check the police department which made the arrest directly. The process in requesting them is on their site with forms. Other wise, if the case went to court, sometimes you can find the police report in the case's file. (Staff)
  • How can I find out in Utah, if somebody passed away in my house, before I moved in?
    Check crime mapping, they show many different types of incidents and reports that are not criminal, it's worth trying before hiring a private service to check. You could also do a news search by using your address. (Staff)
  • Where can I find in Utah, the date a divorce was granted?
    Utah's state court pages clarifies issues concerning divorces and records of. Here's an excerpt from their webpage: "The parties are not divorced until the judge signs the decree." Following the divorce process stated on this page gives you insight on how and where to request different types of documentation. After April of 2012, Utah put restrictions to public access regarding divorce records. According to the state's court website, divorces can no longer be viewed or copied by the general public. However, there are exceptions, orders and decrees are still public. Search: Utah courts how to divorce. The government website should come up on the serps. (Staff)
  • How do I find in Utah, a filed amended divorce petition?
    Go to the Utah court main page for the records tab, click on that and go to the courts records exchange where you can view cases, this is from that page [Images of public documents filed in district court cases are available for purchase]. Make sure to read the coverage and what you can view by requesting that search first. (Staff)