Court Delays

9/23/2015 Philadelphia Courts Closed and Others for Pope’s Visit

Please note that the courts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania will be closed from Wednesday, September 23rd through Monday, September 28th due to the World Meeting of Families and the visit of Pope Francis to the city.

We have also been notified that Washington DC courts will be operating on an emergency schedule this Thursday and Friday (September 24-25) and that the courts Camdem, New Jersey will be closed on Friday the 25th.

Please expect background check delays on any orders placed in the affected areas during this time.

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8/25/2015 Employment Background Check Delays in Hennepin County, Minnesota

Background Check Delays in Hennepin County, Minnesota

Please be advised that the Hennepin County, Minnesota District Court record system has been partially down since a software update performed over the weekend created issues with criminal record indexing. We say “partially” because this issue is not affecting clear results and an undetermined percentage of individuals with criminal records. We have been informed that the court’s IT personnel are working around the clock trying to fix the issue.

We will continue to check on the status of this outage and advise you as soon as the issue has been resolved.

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7/3/2015 Court Closures Due to 4th of July Holiday

Background Check Delays for 4th of July

Happy 4th of July!  In observance of Independence Day, all U.S. Courts will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2015.  Employers conducting criminal background checks in the United States will notice delays through the weekend following the holiday as the courts reopen on Monday, July 6th and address the backlog created by the holiday closure.

Have a safe, happy and healthy holiday!

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6/11/2015 Employment Background Check Delays in Ohio

We’ve received word today, Thursday, June 11, 2015, that the public access terminals used to conduct criminal record searches are down in the following Ohio counties:

    Portage Columbiana Lake

As of yet, there is no timetable for when the system will be back online, so those requesting information in these counties should expect delays.

 

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6/9/2015 Court System Outages Throughout West Virginia

Background Check Delays in West Virginia

UPDATE 6/15/2015

As of today, the West Virginia court’s public access terminal system is back up and running.

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5/25/2015 U.S. Courts Closed for Memorial Day

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Please note that all U.S. courts will be closed on Monday, May 25th, 2015 in observance of Memorial Day. All requests for employment background checks will be delayed until the courts reopen for business on Tuesday the 26th.

Have a safe, restful and happy holiday weekend!

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4/20/2015 Massachusetts Courts Closed for Patriots Day

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Please note that all courts in the state of Massachusetts will be closed on Monday, April 20, 2015 in observance of Patriots Day. All those requesting employment background checks leading up to and on the holiday should expect a one day delay in results.

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3/5/2015 Courts Throughout the U.S. Closed Due to Winter Storm

All those conducting employment background checks in the affected areas will experience delays until the courts reopen.

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2/17/2015 Courts Throughout the U.S. Closed Due to Winter Storm

All those conducting employment background checks in the Washington DC, Kentucky, Maryland, Virginia and New Jersey will experience delays until the courts reopen.

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2/17/2015 Washington D.C. Courts Closed Due to Winter Storm

These courts were also closed yesterday in honor of Presidents Day, so all requests for employment background checks leading up to the holiday weekend will be delayed until they are able to reopen.

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