Before making a trip to a courthouse (or any records facility), plan ahead and find out the following things:
- days/time of operation
- copy charges and policies
- can cameras and cell phones be used in the facility?
- what about laptops or other electronic devices?
- what can be taken in the facility (paper and pencil only, no personal items, etc.)?
- are any records closed?
If all you “information” needed to look up things is in your phone and you cannot take it in, that’s something you need to know beforehand.
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