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Entries from December 2007

Access to Adoption Records: The Debate Continues

December 17th, 2007 · 2 Comments

From the Seattle Post-Intelligencer on November 11, 2007: It’s among the most divisive questions in the realm of adoption: Should adult adoptees have access to their birth records, and thus be able to learn the identity of their birth parents? … Kansas and Alaska never barred adoptees from seeing their birth certificates. Since 1996, six […]

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What Everyone Should Know About Court Records

December 15th, 2007 · No Comments

This material is adapted from an update to the CCJ/COSA Guidelines and is presented here to highlight general information about access to court records. While public access rules and exceptions are different for every state, there are several broad concepts that generally apply to all courts. 1. What are court records? Court records include any […]

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December 14th, 2007 · No Comments was developed with the intent of providing our users with a means to discover where court records can be found in any given state or county.  But just providing links to court sites isn’t enough.   The number of courts offering online access to court records is increasing every day, and that’s great.  But, there are thousands of […]

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