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Personal Records

Record keeping is important for staying organized.  You'll need personal documents for many things in life--like your social security card when you start a job, your birth certificate when you get a drivers license, and your passport when you travel overseas. We're here to help you get a handle on what type of personal records to keep and store so you can rest assured that everything is on file whenever you need it.

Personal records come in handy for legal situations, too. Having these personal legal documents makes it easier when you need to prove your identity or marriage status for one reason or another.

For more information on how to obtain your government documents or how to store personal records securely, browse our articles below. And if you need some more in-depth insight on personal record-keeping and want to find a lawyer, we can always help you make that connection.