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How to check divorce records

Updated July 20, 2017

Divorce records are not confidential. Therefore, it is legal to do any research on divorce records. Finding divorce records is an easy process.

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  1. Go to www.governmentregistry.org.

  2. Under "Civil Records," click on "Marriage/Divorce".

  3. Type in all applicable information, including at least the first and last name of the person for whom you are looking and the state that person lives in.

  4. Click "Search."

  5. Your screen will display all relevant searches. Choose the one you are looking for.

  6. Choose a package and click "Next".

  7. Enter your payment information and receive the divorce records.

  8. Tip

    Have as much information as possible about the person you are looking for to narrow down your search.


    There are many people with the same name, and so it may take some time to locate the person you are looking for.

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Things You'll Need

  • Computer
  • Internet access
  • Credit/debit card

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