One way to find free public records is online via several reputable and reliable websites. There are government agencies that provide access to public record information via the Internet. Examples of websites a person can use include PeopleSearch, DeathIndexes and ZabaSearch.
A variety of records that can be found online including unclaimed property, missing persons, voter registration records, birth and death certificates, court records, driving records, sex offender records, and criminal records. In some cases, a person can request the records from a local or state government agency. A local city hall or courthouse can help in starting this process.