Are depositions public records?

Answer Depositions are a matter of public record. Unlike testimony, which is not necessarily disclosed, unless your case goes through confidential arbitration, a deposition becomes a piece of public infor... Read More »

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Are depositions a matter of public record?

A deposition can become a matter of public record. It is considered a court record, and unlike testimony, becomes accessible to the public. The only time this isn't true is if your case is settled ... Read More »

Are all Tennessee government agencies required to comply with open records or public records?

In general, all government agencies in Tennessee must comply with the Open Records Act. However, there are exceptions. For instance, according to an opinion issued by Tennessee's Office of Open Rec... Read More »

Are birth records public records?

For many states, including Florida, California, New York, Alabama and Connecticut, birth records less than 100 years old are not a matter of public record. Access to them is restricted to a few ind... Read More »

Are marriage records public records?

Public records fall under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), and each state has its own FOIA version of what records are public in that state. Many states like Washington include marriage recor... Read More »