5 Florida records sites you can use

5 Florida records sites you can use

•Curious about what’s behind that latest city-council action? Emails received and sent by public officials, such as mayors, city council members and state officials, are generally considered public records. Check with the government agency about how to inspect or get copies of messages.

•Want to know whether your friend has a history of speeding tickets before planning a long car trip? Online court records may have the answer. In Orange County, go to myorangeclerk.com.

•Looking for a new doctor? Verify medical licenses at floridashealth.com.

•Trying to figure out how old your great-grandmother was when she got married? Get a copy of her marriage license from the Florida Department of Health’s Bureau of Vital Statistics: doh.state.fl.us/planning_eval/vital_statistics.