Public Records

What is a public record?

In short, public records are local, county, state and federal documents that are classified as non-confidential, and therefore available to the public. The main repositories of public records are government and court clerks’ offices, libraries and, more recently, online search engines like AnswerLady. Billions of Records Billions of these records are created every year in the United States, by ...

What kinds of criminal records can I find?

The AnswerLady search includes all available types of criminal records: Arrest records Court records Convictions/jail time Probation, etc. Record Classifications Our criminal records search distinguishes between citations, misdemeanors, and felonies. And it shows all types of crimes: Vandalism Robbery DUI/DWI Murder Drug dealing Rape and other sex offenses And more We have the ability to fi...

How do I access public records data?

Public records are collected by and housed at thousands of clerk offices across the U.S. If you’re looking for data about just one individual, their records probably aren't all in one place; they are likely stored in multiple locations. Considering you often have to request public records in person, this can make it difficult to find all the information you need on your own. Online Records Onli...

Where does AnswerLady get its information?

AnswerLady pulls its information from a variety of publicly accessible sources. Our primary source of information is public records. Public records are official, publicly-available documents, including such things as a person's birth records, criminal records, and property records. We get this kind of data from thousands of reporting courts and other government agencies at the federal, state, a...