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Four Things Everyone Can Find in Public Records

Public records hold a wealth of information, from consumer financial information to property ownership and everything in between. The benefits of open access to public records are numerous and invaluable, a system in which everyone can ...
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4 Ways Lawyers Can Use Asset Searches

An asset search is a powerful tool. Attorneys can use such a search to find hidden documents. Unlike a public record search, an asset search finds information that is not always available to the public. Such a can find a business or ...
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Can I Find Historical Divorce Records?

Many people contact court house record reporting services to find historical divorce records within their family lineage. When searching for family ancestry, it's common for people to want to know if and when divorces occurred in the past. ...
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How to Effectively Translate Records in Another Language

When it comes to looking up official legal paperwork filed in Texas, many of the older documents may be written in Spanish. If you come across a patent, land grant or other piece of documentation while going through an old records, it may ...
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What Happens If Fraudulent Records Are Filed at the Courthouse?

Filing fraudulent documents at the courthouse is both unethical and illegal, but it’s a crime that dishonest people get away with. If never discovered, erroneous files passed on as fact at a courthouse can alter the future of land ...
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The Guide to Locating Heirs in Texas

Unless a family is exceptionally good at keeping track of relatives, locating heirs and beneficiaries for a recently deceased family member's estate can be a time consuming and difficult task. Sometimes a death is sudden or extenuating ...
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County Clerk Office Glossary: Terms You Need to Know

You know what information you need, but sometimes the terminology used to find public records can make it difficult to ask for or find what you’re looking for. Without an understanding of the terms used by the office, your search may be ...
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Downloading and Emailing Real Property Documents From CourthouseDirect.com

CourthouseDirect.com was created to empower members to locate and utilize documents and records from 131 counties throughout Texas. All types of county records are included in our electronic database, which is one of the most comprehensive ...
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Navigating CourthouseDirect.com’s Texas Data Coverage

CourthouseDirect.com’s Texas Data Coverage is one of the most comprehensive resources for document research in the entire state. With a wealth of image documents, grantor/grantee records, and more, our goal is to simplify the research ...
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Top 5 Topics Discussed During Our Grantor Grantee Index 101 Webinar

  • CourthouseDirect.com Team
  • 10/22/2014
  • Surveying
Earlier this summer, CourthouseDirect.com conducted an informational webinar about grantor/grantee index essentials. During this session, our team covered the significance of these indexes and showed clients how to use the features of our ...
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