Boyfriend applied for a job, back ground was done by a 3rd party, how do we search the court records ourselves?

OK , this company send him a list of things he was " charged " with . There are several in which aren't true / inaccurate . They will not back up this information with anything from the courts . I've gone on the MINX site , searched his name and paid for another company to pull a background and all that comes up is his DUI and resisting arrest ( during the DUI ) from 2009 . Is there a way ON LINE to get copies of his whole record to give to the employer ? Other wise he's missing out on a great job ( which we need ) because the company they hired doesn't do their job correctly .

Tacoma, WA -

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Kate M Forrest

Kate M Forrest

Family Law Attorney - Seattle, WA
Answered

It sounds like the problem may be "non-conviction data"...not all arrests/charges are pursued by the prosecutor, but the records remain--other agencies besides the courts keep records that may be reported on background checks. If he hasn't already, he should start with a WATCH report:
https://fortress.wa.gov/wsp/watch/

Also, the Washington ACLU has some great guides about how to obtain and understand criminal history reports, and understanding employment rights relating to criminal history report:
http://www.aclu-wa.org/sites/default/files/atta...
http://www.aclu-wa.org/sites/default/files/atta...
If those aren't enough, he should consult with an attorney about getting this all cleared up.

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