Being in a relationship with someone can be challenging unless you know about the history of that person so that you can trust him or her completely. This also helps in developing the understanding level between the couples who have just found each other and are trying to learn more about one another. When researching public records, a lot of potentially important information may surface. This information is usually updated and is comprehensive so that you do not have to look up anywhere else. For instance, if a person was involved in a divorce case the type of information you will find in the records will include: property records, address histories, judgments/bankruptcies, criminal records, filing number, state of filing, date of filing, respondent’s name and petitioner’s name as well. All this information can be very helpful to know in detail about a person you are concerned with.