You Oughta Know

Court records request lets you check someone out

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The records: Municipal court records.

Why you'd want them: To learn more about someone.

How and where you get the records: You can file a records request with the municipal court and ask for a list of all municipal court records for an individual.

How much it will cost: A record check costs $20 . Municipal court is on the second floor of City Hall, 455 N. Main.