ESR performs federal civil record searches through the federal judiciary’s Public Access to Court Electronic Records electronic access system and state level civil case searches at the primary courthouse of the county in question. ESR provides, where available, the date of filing, case type, case number or file record, jurisdiction, plaintiff and defendant information, and case outcomes. Civil records at county levels may provide insight into the applicant’s participation as a defendant within civil litigation proceedings or disputes.
Civil records are stored in courts at the county – in Lower and Upper Civil Levels – and federal levels. Lower and Upper Civil Levels typically differ in dollar amount and vary by jurisdiction. Civil court records are retrieved directly through the appropriate jurisdiction in an applicant’s county of residence.
A civil records search is recommended when hiring C-level executives who may have a history of civil litigation related to their profession and/or professional activities, and any job class, roles or positions that provides independent unsupervised access to cash, assets and/or books and records of the company with a potential embezzlement.
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Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) is a global background check firm that is a strategic choice for employers who need accuracy and compliance in their background screening programs.
ESR is accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS®) and undergoes yearly SOC 2® audits to ensure the privacy, security, confidentiality of consumer information.
ESR founder and CEO Attorney Lester Rosen wrote the book on background checks with “The Safe Hiring Manual.” To learn more about services and solutions from ESR, please fill out the form to the right.
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