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Clayton, GA Delays
The PAT in the court has been removed and all searches must be completed by the clerks. The court is not staffed to handle requests and is struggling to keep up. Expect significant delays.
Washington Counties Fee Update
Please be advised that court search fees have increased for all Washington counties. As of August 11, 2023, court fees for county searches in Washington will be $5.00 per search.
San Bernardino, CA - DOB Redaction and Delays
San Bernardino, CA has removed DOB from their PAT. Please expect extended delays as this jurisdiction is now a clerk assisted county.
California Delays caused by DOB Redaction
On June 21, 2021, several CA courts have redacted DOB from their public index and files due to a 4th Appellate District Court, Court of Appeal, Division One, State of CA opinion.

We are still able to conduct name-based searches. Due to the redaction, researchers are having to use alternative methods to obtain DOB, where possible, therefore causing delays. These delays will impact County Criminal searches and Nationwide Database searches.

Counties with redactions: Amador, Butte, Calaveras, El Dorado, Fresno, Kern, Lassen, Los Angeles, Merced, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, San Bernadino, San Diego, San Francisco, San Joaquin, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Siskiyou, Tulare, Ventura
NY County Searches
The following NY counties can only be completed at a statewide level:

Alleghany, Bronx, Cayuga, Chemung, Erie, Fulton, Kings, Montgomery, Nassau, New York, Orleans, Queens, and Richmond.

Please note the NY SW covers all 62 counties in NY
Clean Slate Initiative
The Clean Slate initiative automatically seals certain non-violent conviction records if a person has remained conviction-free for a period of time (seven years for misdemeanors, 10 years for felonies). 

Universal will continue to provide information that is reportable by state and federal laws.

States that are part of this initiate are as follows:
• PA
• UT
• NJ
• MI
• CT
• DE
• VA
• OK
• CO
• CA
• MN
• NY (pending Governor approval)

Please click on the below link for additional information by state.
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Michigan Clean Slate Law Search Restrictions
Due to the Michigan Clean Slate law, the following courts are limiting the scope of work that they will search:

Antrim (6 years District)
Bay (6 years District)
Cheboygan (6 years District)
Clare (7 years District)
Gladwin (7 years District)
Grand Traverse (6 years District)
Kent (6 years Circuit)
Leelanau (6 years District)
Ottawa (2014-Present District and 2007-Present Circuit)
Presque Isle (6 years District)
Saginaw (7 years District and Circuit)
St. Joseph (7 years District and Circuit)
Schoolcraft (2008- Present Circuit)
DC Courts
The DC Courts will conduct maintenance on the Web Voucher System between Thursday, September 21, 2023 @ 8:00am ET and Monday, September 25, 2023 @ 8:00am ET. During this maintenance window, WVS will not be accessible. We apologize for the inconvenience.
CA courts
Please expect minor delays in California as all courts will be closed on Friday, September 22nd in observance of Native American Day.
All CA Courts
Please expect minor delays in California as all courts will be closed on Friday, September 22nd in observance of Native American Day.
NH Delays - All Counties
Courts in all NH counties are currently operating with limited staff which is causing increased turnaround time in court search processing. We do not have an ETA for resolution at this time, please continue to expect extensive delays. Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.
CA Courts
Please expect minor delays in California as all courts will be closed on Friday, September 22nd in observance of Native American Day.
Hinds, MS
The Hinds, county Mississippi Court system was hacked. As a result, they are closed until further notice.
Concentra Clinics are Now Offering TB QuantiFERON Services
Many Concentra locations are now offering TB QuantiFERON Services!

When selecting a TB QuantiFERON service, Concentra options will now be visible.

Please note that not every Concentra location will be a viable option. If the location you select is unable to complete a TB QuantiFERON service, it will be noted in the clinic notes section. This is especially notable for any Hawaii and Alaska locations.
Kansas Child and Adult Abuse Search - Delays
6.5.23 - Please be advised that there are currently delays with the Kansas Child and Adult Abuse searches. The state has not provided an ETA for normal turnaround times resuming. Please expect delays at this time.
Illinois Statewide Criminal Searches - Delays
6.22.23 - We are experiencing extensive delays with Statewide Illinois criminal searches being processed. ETA's are not available at this time. We will provide updates as soon as new information is received. Please expect these searches to be very delayed.
Illinois Child Abuse Registry Searches - Delayed
Illinois Child Abuse Registry searches are experiencing delays in processing requests. Please expect extensive turnaround times for these searches.
All verification services out of the following countries are suspended: Afghanistan, Russia, Sudan. Syria, Ukraine.

Criminal searches are currently not available in the Ukraine and Afghanistan at this time as well.

We will continue to monitor the situation and notify you when we are able to reinstate services.