Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Background Check
Background checks are important for many reasons. Employers use them to uncover habits that may manifest on the job, putting people in danger. Health care institutions, financial institutions, and government agencies are all organizations that might perform a background check on potential employees.
Courts use them for enhanced sentencing in criminal prosecutions, such as in the case of repeat offenders. A background check gives detectives help in developing suspects for criminal investigations. Adoption agencies might perform a background check on a potential parent(s).
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Court Records for a Background Check
Depending on where the case was held, you can check either the district courts or the superior court.
The district court hears lower-level cases, such as misdemeanors and civil cases under $100,000 (excluding costs, interest, and attorney fees) and certain emergency cases involving the protection of a minor and stalking protection orders. For claims under $10,000, each district court has a small claims court set up as well.
Superior courts and district courts share jurisdiction over domestic violence protection orders. Fairbanks North Star Borough has two district courts, Delta Junction District Court (found at the County Courthouse, Box 401, Delta Junction, AK 99737) and the Fairbanks District Court (found at 101 Lacey Street Fairbanks, AK 99701).
For court records involving civil cases (including juvenile cases, guardianships, civil cases with claims over $100,000, probate matters, involuntary commitments, administrative agency appeals, and domestic relations cases) and criminal cases, such as felonies, you would visit the Fairbanks Superior Court. The Fairbanks Superior Court can be reached for further assistance at 907-452-9277 or you can visit the superior court, located at 101 Lacey Street Fairbanks, AK 99701.