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Entries from February 2008

About Criminal Records and Where to Find Them

February 29th, 2008 · No Comments

Locating a criminal record could require knowing exactly what type of crime was committed. The U.S. legal system places crimes into three categories, and the category of crime can also affect what type of court the criminal case was tried in, and therefore, where those records are kept. The three crime categories are Infractions, Felonies, […]

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Confidential Intermediaries’ Access To Sealed Adoption Records

February 25th, 2008 · 1 Comment

In United States, after an adoption is finalized, most states require that the court seal all court records and other documents related to the adoption. While these laws serve to protect the identity of innocent parties and those who wish to remain anonymous, they also present a hurdle for members of an adoption party who […]

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Electronic Access to Florida Court Records and Adoption Records

February 18th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Florida Statute Chapter 119 mandates that “all state, county, and municipal records” be made available for viewing and copying by the public. 119.01(e) adds that agencies should make an effort to efficiently provide remote electronic access to the information. As such, there are a variety of state operated websites which provide access to many records.  However, […]

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