Free property deed records are available from state offices that are in charge of maintaining such records. According to Public Records Online Searches, offices that are in charge of public records vary by name according to state. Some offices may charge fees for records, while others are free to view.Know More
Some of the names that public records offices use include county clerk, register of deeds, auditor and recorder. Select offices make records publicly available via online search. Records can then be accessed in person or through a site search by document name or last name.
These offices are also in charge of keeping records of liens, mortgages, powers of attorney and other important documents.Learn more in Public Records
Old census records are free to view at the National Archives in Washington, D.C., as well as 11 of its regional facilities. State archives, state libraries and public libraries typically hold census records for free public viewing. The USGenWeb Project is an online resource for free census records.Full Answer >
Free public records of deceased persons can be found through a variety of independent websites, the National Archives, the Census Bureau records from 1850 to 1880 and records kept by local authorities. A Freedom of Information Act request can also be filed for federal records.Full Answer >
Public records can be accessed at any local, state or federal government office or court office for free. However, a fee may be assessed if copies are needed. Public records can also be accessed online at most government circuit clerk office websites.Full Answer >
According to the California Public Records Act of 1968, all public records in California are available to the public except those specifically exempted by case or statutory law. Specific public records available to the public include birth certificates, death certificates, marriage certificates, divorce records and adoption records.Full Answer >