AmeriSearch - Nationwide public record search and filing service.
Docusearch Investigations - Docusearch performs a variety of investigative searches, both online and through proven investigative techniques, to obtain information on people, companies; as well as a full array of other search subjects. Clients include attorneys, private investigators, insurance companies, government agencies and private citizens.
Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) - Products and services drawn from a global database of 70 million companies. Business information gathered in 214 countries around the world, in 95 languages or dialects, covering 181 currencies.
Free Public Records Search - Links to government agencies and institutions that house public records, including County Courts, County Recorders & Assessor offices, State Repositories, Occupational Licensing Boards, and Federal Courts & Agencies.
IQ Data Systems - Full document retrieval services are available for every jurisdiction in the United States, including Secretary of States, County, Criminal, Civil, UCC,Tax Lien, Judgment, U.S. District and Bankruptcy courts and more.
KnowX - Millions of records compiled from official sources and updated regularly.
LexisNexis - LEXIS-NEXIS is one of the world's largest information providers.
LexisNexis Personal Reports - Background checks: Nannies, contractors, doctors, dentist, chiropractor, business searches, prroperty values, insurance ratings, and more.
LocatePLUS - Provides online investigative solutions to law enforcement, legal and insurance professionals, licensed investigators, and other related businesses.
NETRonline Real Estate and Public Records Research - An information portal to official state websites, and those Tax Assessors' and Recorders' offices that have developed websites for the retrieval of available public records over the internet. Public records information that you may find includes copies of deeds, parcel maps, GIS maps, tax data, ownership information and indexes.
PFC Information Services Inc. - Advanced research and information provided to the legal community, corporations, financial institutions, venture capitalists, employers, investigators, the media and other information firms.
Public Intelligence - An international, collaborative research project aimed at aggregating the collective work of independent researchers around the globe who wish to defend the public's right to access information. Provides documents, detailed analyses, and a host of other open-source intelligence products from the private and public sector.
Public Record Search - Do you need to obtain information from state or local government agencies? Search for criminal records, property records, court records, judgments, liens, sex offenders, business licenses, recorded documents and more. Accurate directory of free public records databases and private information sources. Free public records database searches.
Reed Elsevier - Information-driven services and solutions provided for the benefit of scientists, lawyers and business professionals.
UK Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Blog - News, views and updates on the UK Freedom of Information Act and worldwide FOI and open government. Maintained by Steve Wood, Lecturer at Liverpool John Moores University.
U.S. Department of Justice Office of Information and Privacy (OIP) - Manages the Department's responsibilities related to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) -- which include coordinating and implementing policy development and compliance governmentwide for the FOIA, adjudicating all appeals from denials by any Department component under either the FOIA or the Privacy Act, and handling the defense of certain FOIA and Privacy Act matters in litigation. Also see the agency's FOIA Post.
Westlaw - West Group's online legal research family of products.
KWSnet is an Internet subject directory providing special attention to U.S. national and international news, the arts, computing, culture, environment, law, literature, media, politics, science and technology. Based in San Francisco, California, KWSnet contains over 125,000 annotated links to resources worldwide. Use Search KWSnet, located at the top of each page, to search within this site. Use Ctrl-F (Windows) or ⌘-F (Mac) to search within individual pages.
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