Tag: Public Records

A Guide to Reconnecting with an Estranged Family Member

Family is an incredibly important part of most people’s lives. A healthy familial relationship is fulfilling, and many people find comfort in their family long after they’ve struck out on their own. However, that’s not always the case. Whether because of personal differences, neglect, or just a lack of communication, some people become estranged from Read More…

How to Effectively Maximize Your Privacy on the Internet

If you’re like most people, privacy is a huge deal in your everyday life. You may have a home security system, and your car probably has an alarm to detect theft attempts. However, despite these efforts, you may not have considered the one place where privacy and security also matter a lot: the internet. You Read More…

The Most Important Reasons to Take a Self-Defense Class

Whether due to a past attack or to keep yourself safe based on someone else’s experience, you have perhaps kicked around the idea of taking a self-defense class.  There are plenty of different types; you may want to take a class that focuses on weapons, one that focuses mostly on martial arts, or even one Read More…

How to Protect Yourself from a Home Invasion

Home invasions are very uncommon, so it’s unlikely that you’ll ever have to deal with one; however, it’s possible. You never think you’ll be one of the few people that become a statistic, but you should be prepared for the possibility. Many people don’t even know where to begin when it comes to preparing for Read More…

How to Research Your Biological Family if You’re Adopted

Adoption is a surprisingly common experience. In fact, 2.5% of all United States children were adopted, and about 60% of people know someone who has personal experience with adoption. In the past, adoption was a fairly taboo subject, often because of the stigma attached to having a child outside of marriage. Because of this, many Read More…

How to find a sibling who was put up for adoption

Putting together a family tree after adoption is often framed in one way: an adoptee searching for biological parents. However, there are many other moving parts to the puzzle, each equally important. Whether you’ve just found out that a biological sibling you had was placed for adoption, or you’ve always known but never known how Read More…

5 Things to Do Before You Sell Your House

Moving can be both stressful and exhilarating. On the one hand, packing up your entire life in an assortment of boxes and having them loaded into a van, possibly by strangers, can feel weird and anxiety-inducing. On the other hand, finding a new place symbolizes a fresh start and new beginnings and opportunities. Maybe you’ve Read More…

How to Discreetly Find Out More About Your Neighbors

For some people, talking to neighbors is a simple experience that takes no extra time or energy. In fact, some people even make great friends with their neighbors. Unfortunately, that’s the exception rather than the rule nowadays, as over 30% of Americans never spend time with their neighbors, a substantial increase from about 30 years Read More…

Steps to Getting a Copy of Your Original Birth Certificate

Adoption is actually a common experience in the United States. About 1.5 million children in the United States are adopted, and seven million Americans as a whole are adopted. However, although almost 70% of adoptions nowadays are open adoptions, the stigma surrounding adoption over the years means that many of those were closed adoptions. In Read More…

Reasons You Should Check What’s on Your Public Record

Have you ever considered checking what you can find about yourself on public record? People can find out plenty of information about you just by looking at your public record, and it’s a good idea to check on it so you can know what people can find. Here are some great reasons why you should Read More…