Background Check

Want to learn more about someone? Perform a background search with DOBSearch’s tool.


What is a Background Check?

A background check is a search for someone else’s criminal records, civil court records, and other public documents done by someone else. 

To conduct a check online, all you need is the person’s name, number, or other basic data. The service will look through public record databases and provide an analysis of information that is publicly available. 

Background checks are used to determine if someone has a criminal record, a civil case history, or any other public records. 

You may use this knowledge to decide whether you want to date someone, hire someone, or be friends with them. 

What Do Background Checks Reports Include?

You have immediate access to a wide range of public records when conducting a background check, making it simple to get a general overview of someone’s past. 

It is important to remember that some records may be missing or incomplete and that not all information is up to date, since we rely on public records for the data. Although, this is rare.

Some of the most common types of information that are included in online background checks:

Criminal Records: If a person has been convicted of a crime, his or her criminal record will be revealed during a check. All of this information is available to the general public and can be accessed by anyone who desires to do so.

Civil Court Records: If a person has been involved in a civil lawsuit, their civil court records will be revealed during a background investigation. This information is available to the general public and can be accessed by anyone.

Other Public Records: Additionally, bankruptcy, liens, and judgments are examples of public records that may be discovered during a check. Anyone can access these records, which are also considered public records under the law.

Questions about Background Searches

What is a red flag on a background check?

A red flag on a background check report indicates that the person in question has a criminal record, which can be confirmed through other sources. 

This can range from a misdemeanor to a felony conviction, depending on the offense. 

An individual who has been arrested but not convicted of a crime may also present a red flag in some situations.

For example, failure to appear in court or failure to pay child support are both situations in which red flags can be raised. 

Employers may decide not to hire an individual in the future if a red flag is discovered during a background investigation.

Can I run a background check on anyone?

You can, in fact, look up criminal history and arrest records for people, as well as to find out whether or not they have a history of violence or substance abuse on their record. 

In addition to locating someone’s birth date, you can locate their current address and phone number as well as other critical data. 

It’s only necessary to enter their name, address, number, or email; and the background check will take care of the rest. 

With the help of a background check, you can have the peace of mind that comes with knowing that you’re making informed decisions about the people in your life.