Can I search Public Records Free?
Yes, you can search public records free. Most states do keep public records in various public and government agencies. Of course if you are living in the city and state where you are planning to do a search then you can even go to public agencies, courts, sheriffs offices, assessor's etc. and search in person. You can also search online since these days a lot of information is computerized and available online. Obviously you can search in search engines such as Google and Yahoo directly or you can find many services free or for a fee. This site is an example of a site that provides you with free public records resources so you can easily locate or research public information online. You can also try fee services for public records, there you can do people search, background checks and easily get reports for a small fee.
Remember searching in public records for free is always possible as long as you have the time to do the research.