Public Death Records Online
Whenever an individual dies, a record of their death is made by the attending doctor or medical examiner. The information contained on a death certificate is the name of the person who died (the “decedent”), the date of death, the cause of death and the names of their parents, as well as a physicians’ signature. If an individual dies without a will, the term “intestate” is used. If an individual dies with a will, the will must be probated through the estates division of the courts in the county/city in which the person lived and/or died. The Vital Records division of the county/city in which the individual lived and/or died is responsible for issuing a death certificate.
If the decedent has personal property such as a car or a house, a death certificate is needed in order to sell the property. You must be able to provide any and all debtors a copy of the death records in order to have the debt discharged or handled through probate. Without these death records the courts cannot probate the estate of a decedent, property cannot be sold and bills cannot be paid off or discharged.
You can search death records online, but it is unlikely that you will find anything more than bits and pieces of information, none of which will be enough to enable you to handle details of the estate. In order to handle the administration of an estate correctly, you need complete and substantial information.
Some states have a website that will allow you to request public death records online as long as you create an account, however, your request will be processed and mailed to you. Other states require that you put in a request for death records in person, which means that you get to deal with parking, crowds, making sure you are at the right window, and paying a fee in advance only to be told the information will be mailed to you in 4-6 weeks time.
Losing a loved one is never easy, and searching online death records is time consuming and tedious. Spyspace allows you the convenience of searching from home, you can get your results instantly and you can preview the information for free. All you have to do is type in the first and last name of the decedent in the search box above and hit enter, it is that simple, headache and hassle free