Are Death Records Accessible to the Public?


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Death records are accessible to the public, and searches for death records are available at DOBSearch.com. The results of this search, however, are not official, and the custodian of records for the appropriate county should verify the result.

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Are Death Records Accessible to the Public?
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Before relying on the information gained from the death records search, verify the results of the search, because its accuracy is not guaranteed. Also, some deaths may not show up in the search results. As of April 2015, the DOBSearch.com website states that, due to federal law changes, limited information exists on the DOBSearch website for deaths that occurred within the previous three years and that no information is made available to the public for those who died on or after March 1, 2014.

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