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The Public Record Retriever Network

Welcome to the home page of PRRN—the Public Record Retrieval Network!

Simply put, PRRN Members are professionals who access government records on-site at local, federal, and state courts or recorder's offices, to do name searches and/or obtain copies of file documents. PRRN Members are often hired to assist with the pre-employment screening, investigations, lending, litigation, or legal compliance.

As recognized leaders in local public record searching and document retrieval, PRRN Members agree to follow the highest ethical standards of professional conduct for local searching and document retrieval procedures as well as in all their dealings with other members and clients. With nearly 500 members in 48 states, PRRN is one of the largest U.S. trade groups representing professionals in the public records industry.

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Jurisdiction Alert

April 17, 2017 - New Idaho Court Online Access System Delayed

The Idaho Judiciary has delayed its transition to a new case management system called iCourt for court filing and records. The new system is an Odyssey product from Tyler Technologies and will replace the existing system called iStars. At this time Ada and Twin Falls counties are running on the new system, but ten more counties were scheduled to move onto the new system in the Spring of 2017. However, this has been delayed due to the need to fix some bugs and reportedly per revenue shortfalls in the counties.

April 17, 2017 - Rouses Point Village Court in Clinton County, NY

Effective April 1, 2017, this court location closed. All files and open cases were transferred to the Champlain Town Court.

January 04, 2017 - Alameda County CA Court Courts Office Hours

Effective January 3, 2017, the clerk's office hours in all court locations and all case types except Traffic in Alameda County (CA) is 8:30AM-2:30PM. Traffic will be open until 4PM.

January 01, 2017 - County Clerk Record Searches in Schuyler County, NY

Effective January 1, 2017, the search fee for court records increased from $5.00 to $10.00.

December 14, 2016 - Record Search Issues in West Virginia Magistrate Courts

The state AOC completed implementation of a new case management system in all 55 county Magistrate Courts. However, there have been a number record searching issues using onsite public access terminals. The new system will only go back 10 years in most counties, some courts are still scanning records. There are also reports of missing dispositions and wrong charges displayed. One PRRN Member has stated this is especially a problem in Berkley County.

December 02, 2016 - Macedon Village Court - Wayne County NY

This court will dissolve on March 31st, 2017.