Civil Records SearchWhat is it?
A Civil Records Search is conducted with the designated county courthouse to determine litigation listed under the applicant's name. The information typically includes judgments, liens, divorces, etc.
An IRB Civil Records Search can provide useful information about any disputes between private parties, corporations, judgments, liens, child support, etc., that may be filed in court records on the applicant.
Many times, the circumstances of a civil lawsuit may have an impact on the applicant's ability to effectively perform his or her job duties. For example, a civil lawsuit involving the applicant could require court appearances or even garnishment of wages.
Determining the circumstances of any civil records on the applicant can significantly assist your company in making an informed decision of the responsibility level of the applicant. The search should be conducted only when backed by proper policies and procedures regarding the specific job duties of the applicant.