How to Look Up Death Records?

Answer The reasons to look up a death record are many---from research to family business---and as of 2010 it's never been easier. The first place to check is online at the government's free website that d... Read More »

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How do I Get Charleston, SC, Death Records?

In Charleston, South Carolina, there are numerous ways to obtain someone's death record. In nearly all instances, an applicant must be able to show valid photo identification, such as an employee I... Read More »

Does the DMV check death records?

The Department of Motor Vehicles does not check death records. A death record is necessary to establish new ownership of a vehicle after its owner dies. Parties seeking vehicle ownership must obtai... Read More »

How long to keep tax records after death?

On One Hand: IRS Closes File After DeathThe Internal Revenue Service does not require that tax records and tax returns be maintained after someone dies, although in general any records that support... Read More »

Are death records public?

Information about an individual's death is generally available to the public after 50 years and possible to find on the Internet. To obtain a specific death certificate from a county clerk before t... Read More »