Bankruptcy case numbers can be obtained through the Justia.com website. Justia allows free searches for case information from U.S. district courts and courts of appeal. Users can request a search using any combination of jurisdiction, case name, date or type of lawsuit.
According to University of Wisconsin Law Library, federal court dockets, including bankruptcy documents, can be viewed using a service called Free Court Dockets. The Free Court Dockets website offers the ability to view dockets, but in order to view filing information, a PACER account is necessary. PACER is a national index for U.S. district, bankruptcy, and appellate courts. In order to search for court records via the PACER system, a paid account is required. Through the Justia website, however, UW Law Library says that users can obtain a bankruptcy case number for free and use that number on the Free Court Dockets website to view certain details contained on a bankruptcy document.
The Justia website offers the ability to search for lawyers by legal issue and it also has a bankruptcy Q&A section. Users can type in specific questions that are then answered by an attorney registered on the site who specializes in bankruptcy laws within a particular state.Learn More
To find out if someone has filed bankruptcy, obtain an account with the Public Access to Court Electronic Records. Access the U.S. Party/Case index, and then search for the name in question.Full Answer >
Criminal records can be obtained via background check, or a federal or state level court record search. Many online criminal record search options are available for persons wanting to obtain a copy of their personal criminal histories via official county and state level websites.Full Answer >
The Internet offers several ways to locate an individual at no cost to the searcher. One of the ways to search for someone online is simply to type the full name into a search engine. The New York Times recommends searching using the individual's name surrounded by quotation marks to ensure the search engine used both names.Full Answer >
Many people look for their biological parents in order to learn more about their family history and where they came from and discover if they have any other biological relatives. If you were adopted and want to know about your heritage and genetics, there are several ways you can locate your biological parents for free.Full Answer >