San Diego’s Leading Wholesale Public Records Research And Document Retrieval Provider

  • Over 25 Years Of Research Expertise
  • Integrated with major CRA platforms
  • Criminal, Pre-Screened Case Research
  • Civil, Family Court
  • Official and Vital Records
  • Document Retrieval

Proven Results

We are a wholesale public record research partner trusted by employment and tenant screening CRAs, legal support services, private investigators, risk mitigation specialists and others
nationwide. We deliver impeccable results, unmatched in quality, and accuracy.

Wholesale Criminal Research

This is a county-level real-time direct sourced Felony and Misdemeanor search. PRE-SCREENED case research available

Court and Official Records Research- San Diego

We conduct a full array of research services, including but are not limited to Civil, Family, Vital, and County Assessor Records


Document retrieval is available from all County Court and Official Records locations. Turnaround time and cost varies.

We Deliver


San Diego criminal research and document retrieval is our hallmark service. Anyone who has worked with the San Diego criminal index knows that errors and missing data are abundant, and can cripple one’s ability to conduct an accurate search. As a leader in San Diego criminal research, we’ve addressed these challenges head on by developing a proprietary intelligent-automation research solution. In-Quest is designed to do a “deep dive” algorithm-based automated search, which ferrets out hard to find cases so often missed by other providers due to their narrow search capabilities.

Comprehensive Research, Accurate Results and Expeditious TAT

All research is conducted through the court or official records repository.  Databases are not used. 

We combine industry expertise, strategic insight, and intelligent automation to deliver fast, accurate, and comprehensive results.

With an average TAT of 2-6 hours for San Diego criminal, our TAT is among the fastest in the industry. Equally important, our customer care is responsive and attentive.

We have the ability to scale on-demand making us the perfect choice for companies of all volume levels.  Steep volume discounts are offered for high volume clients. 

All work is processed internally lending to greater privacy and security control.  We are fully insured with coverage that includes but is not limited to Errors and Omissions, Workers Comp, and General Liability.


We deliver results fast. Unlike most other services, we understand that timing is everything.


For 25 years File Finders has made its name on reliable and accurate results allowing you to focus on what you do best…providing quality service.


Providing secure and accurate results is our top priority. We understand the sensitivity of your data and work hard to make sure your data is secure, accurate and delivered in a timely manner.

Exceptional Customer Service, Redefined

File Finders is very mindful that excellent customer service is predicated upon our ability to foster positive employee morale, low employee turnover and a diverse, inclusive and welcoming culture within own company. We recognize that when our team members know they are valued by us, they will in turn value our clients; and commit their time and talents to servicing our clients in an exemplary fashion. That is our approach to providing exemplary client care. When you partner with File Finders, you partner with a company in pursuit of overall excellence.







Year Established

Our Integration Partners

Dedication to The Highest Quality of Work
"Per usual, we had another fantastic month for both quality and TAT. Your dedication to providing the highest quality work to our clients is much appreciated and does not go unnoticed."
Vendor Manager
Amazing Service
“I think service and quality has been great and we have been receiving consistent service over the years.”
Vendor Coordinator
Thank You!!
“I cannot say enough positive things about the experience we have had working with File Finders over the past couple of years. Their industry knowledge and expertise in the San Diego area shines through their stellar work-product. The work performed by Kim and her team is always of the highest quality while also providing excellent turn-around times. I would, and do, recommend them to anyone looking for a solution in what can sometimes prove to be a difficult area to perform court records checks. In this industry, it truly pays to have to have an expert team on your side, and File Finders is just that!”
Amanda I
Vendor Records Supervisor | Manager, Data Content & Licensing
Fast and Reliable Turnaround
"I appreciate the fact that File Finders provides us with fast and reliable turnaround times and accurate results. The customer support we receive is responsive and friendly as well. I also appreciate the fact that File Finders does not need to be micro-managed as can be the case with other vendors when you push a lot of volume like we do. File Finders has been our primary vendor of choice for many years now for these reasons and more. They do not disappoint."
Criminal Department Manager
Prompt and Professional Research
"We’ve worked with File Finders for over 10 year and couldn’t be happier. They provide prompt and professional research, know their jurisdictional nuances intimately, and help us manage client expectation with proactive and reliable ETAs when there are delays. Their customer service is top notch and everyone operates with integrity, honesty and an eye toward accurate and thorough reporting."
President- Nationwide Employment Screening Firm
reliable, accurate and prompt
"Our team began working with File Finders in 2007. We have found them to be reliable, accurate and prompt. One of the things I most appreciate about Kim is her knowledge of the court system and willingness to communicate the specific details of the search process with us. This has allowed us to be able to fill in the gaps many times with our own clients when it comes to delays, errors, etc. We look forward to many continued years with their team."
Vendor relations supervisor with a nationwide wholesale screening company

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