How To Correct Incorrect Public Records

Start Your Public Records Search Here img
People Phone License Plate VIN
Start Your Public Records Search Here img
People Phone License Plate VIN

How To Correct Incorrect Public Records

If you’re wondering how to correct incorrect public records that are incorrect you’re not alone. Many public records contain errors. These can be simple misspellings, wrong address or phone numbers or incorrect criminal, court, civil or driving records. Many times if you’ve already corrected an issue it will take up to several weeks to months to have this reflected online. This is because online public record repositories update their information a different rates. You can also contact the individual repositories to have your information changed but since there are a lot of them out there it will be difficult to sniff them all out to make the necessary changes. The best practice is to make the changes with the relevant public records office and wait until the corrections are updated in the system. Learning how to correct incorrect public records is a process. Knowing what agency to contact is the first step … see below for more helpful information.

Fixing Mistakes on Public Records

  1. First find the public record that has an error
  2. Visit the relevant city/town public records clerk ( ie. DMV, Courthouse, Police Dept., etc.. ) that is in charge of the public records and bring in all available information to change the errant information. You want to make sure you bring in multiple forms of identification ( ie. Driver’s license, utility bill, marriage certificate, other bills you receive in your name )
  3. Fill out the germane form and submit it to correct the error.
  4. Check in regularly to see if the information was updated correctly. This may take several weeks so be patient. You can use online public record repositories ( ie. SearchQuarry.com ) to verify the information in your public record is accurate.

Additional Information on How To Correct Incorrect Public Records

Search Your Public Records Report

Disputing Errors on Credit Reports

Correcting Errors on Birth, Marriage & Divorce Records

Correcting Errors on Your Identity

How To Correct Incorrect Public Records
How To Correct Incorrect Public Records

8 responses to “How To Correct Incorrect Public Records

  1. Public records has my wrong number as 6194659365 that’s the wrong number
    Dorothy e. Robinette right number 6198447119 is the correct number now nobody is helping me fix this issue and I can’t help my daughter out cause no one can validate my ph ok NE number as me!!!! I’m in tears and at a loss for words
    …how can public records update and correct my phone number that is wrong in their system I’m seriously just beside myself….

    1. Hello Dorothy,

      I understand your frustration and we can certainly update your phone number in our database however these records are probably listed in other public records as well. I would contact your phone provider and make sure that your number is updated in their directories and listings. It sometimes takes a while, several months, for public records to be updated. I will have our support team update your phone number in our database. Thanks for reaching out on how to correct incorrect public records.

      Best Regards,

      The Search Quarry Team

  2. Please I need to update my public records my name is Eric Williams my number is currently listed as 8454016927 it should be 7702848181

    1. Hello Eric,

      I can have your information updated in our database to correct your incorrect public record. I would also make sure that the phone company is advised of this as well. Please reach out if there is any additional public record information that we can assist you with. I have added some links below to the major cellular carriers to help you out with this.

      https://www.verizonwireless.com/support/how-to-change-phone-number-video/
      https://support.sprint.com/support/article/Change-your-phone-number-on-sprintcom/case-ib376964-20090701-102238?INTNAV=SU:AL:MVT
      https://www.att.com/esupport/article.html#!/wireless/KM1011568
      https://support.t-mobile.com/docs/DOC-2862

      Best Regards,

      The Search Quarry Team

  3. Hello my name is kaream jackson and my phone number is not correct on my credit report. Ive called the CRAs and still nothing. My correct phone number is 678-727-8306 they have 313-279-7219. Now because of this error i can not use any of my available credit etc. Please help me i have Verizon as well and their no help!

    1. Hello Kaream,

      I understand your dilemma but unfortunately we are not FCRA certified and have no control of what is on your credit report. I would keep following up with the relevant Credit Reporting Agencies. This being said I did some research for you and included a link below to Experian where you can change your phone number on your credit report.

      http://www.experian.com/blogs/ask-experian/updating-the-phone-number-on-your-credit-report/

      Best Regards,

      The Search Quarry Team

  4. My name is Michael J Adams my public records say that I have lived in places that I have not lived and have a list of family members that do not belong to me. For 20 years people call me all the time. Year after year, day after day etc.etc.etc continuing to call me looking for a man called Peter Adams. They say I must know him. He is not a family member and I never have known him.. I have told these people (collection agencies) thousands of times yet they get angry at me and never stop calling me. I work nights and they call me and wake me up all the time. Cell phones don’t work where I live so I keep my phone. Please help me. Sometimes I think suicide is the only way to get them to stop, Yet I fear these people will follow me to Hell and when I find a cold place in hell they will strap on their ice skates and horas me for eternity skating around me screaming “Peter, Peter Peter Peter.” How do I get these places that I have not lived ( Like States I’ve never been to.) and these people I dont know off my public records.

    1. Hello Michael,

      I understand your frustration and would like to help. This is a common problem for people that have common names, with the same middle initial. There are a couple scenarios I would like to share with you.

      1). If you see a public record with relatives and addresses that are not familiar than it might be another Michael J. Adams. In this case there is not much you can do because those records are not your public records, hence we won’t be able to fix the record in our database.

      2). The second scenario is if you see a public record that you know is yours and there is also relatives and/or address information that is not yours. If this is the case we can correct the record in our database. That being said, you will want to contact the large U.S. data providers as they will potentially have these incorrect public records also. I have provided some useful links below to help you correct your incorrect public records.

      http://www.experian.com/consumer-information/public-records.html
      http://www.tlo.com/searches-and-reports

      Best Regards,

      The Search Quarry Team

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please be aware that the information obtained using SearchQuarry.com searches may not always be accurate and up to date as we do not create, verify, or guarantee the accuracy or the amount of information provided through our service. Data availability is largely dependent on various public sources from which the information is aggregated. SearchQuarry.com is not a consumer reporting agency as defined by Fair Credit Reporting Act and should not be used to determine an individual’s eligibility for personal credit or employment, or to assess risk associated with any business transactions such as tenant screening. By using the services offered through this website you agree to comply with all of the conditions set forth in our terms and privacy disclosure. The information obtained from our searches is not to be used for any unlawful purposes such as stalking or harassing others, or investigating public officials or celebrities. Violators may be subject to civil and criminal litigation and penalties. All searches are subject to our terms and applicable laws. SafeCart is the retailer of products on this site.