Why Civil Court Background Checks Are Key

While civil court records don’t report criminal convictions, the information revealed can help provide additional insight into a candidate’s background and is especially important for positions where employees will have financial or management responsibilities. Using Civil Court Records Searches during your hiring process helps you:

  • Hire qualified candidates 
  • Safeguard assets 
  • Make informed decisions 
  • Comply with industry regulations 
  • Follow company hiring policies
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Civil Records

A civil record search includes relevant records of both upper and lower county courts, including data such as the individual’s name and the parties involved, case number and type of case, dates of filing and disposition, claim amount, and judgment awarded.

Bankruptcies, Judgments & Liens

Proficiency Background reports include details on bankruptcies, civil judgments, tax liens, and small claims judgments filed at the county level for all 50 states. Liens reported may include federal, state, or county tax liens.


Filed at the county level for all 50 states, our evictions report can help you better understand your potential candidate’s reliability and responsibility, attesting to their character and trustworthiness.

Proficiency Background combs through county court records and federal civil settlements every place the subject has lived that match your business needs and requirements (e.g., past seven years, past ten years, etc.). Our detailed civil court records search reveals details such as:

  • Breach of Contracts
  • Civil Judgements
  • Lawsuits
  • Paternity Suits
  • Domestic Disputes
  • Divorces
  • Restraining Order

We care about the integrity of your business. Our Civil Court Record Searches help make you aware of potential threats and arm you with facts to make well-informed decisions on which candidates align best with your organization.

County Court Record Search

Our County Court Record Searches are available in 3340+ counties in the US. These searches identify potential criminal history information such as felony convictions, misdemeanor convictions, and pending cases in the jurisdictions provided by the candidate or identified based on Social Security Trace and/or other locator services (e.g. where they have lived, worked, or attended school).