Instant Access to State, County and Municipal Public Records
Alabama Public Records
The mission of Alabama State Records is to grant every person the right to detect, obtain, preview and examine state public records in accordance with Alabama’s Public Records Law. This legislation cites that all public records are presumed to be available to all public citizens for investigation.
The main goal is to aid all members of the general public in using their right to access Alabama state public records in an easy, efficient and concise manner. This can be done without the requester having to specify a “need to know” or reveal any sensitive personal information.
Alabama State Records maintains information about publicly available records including criminal records, court records, and vital records, as well as over 45 million transparent public records.
Alabama began keeping public records in 1908 and started creating records for its 67 counties then. Record keeping has been transitioning to a digital medium over the past 30 years, and availability of online records is becoming the standard for record access organizations both government and third party. This helps to ensure that Alabama abides by the commitment of the United States of America to remain a fair and just society for all.