How do i find divorce records in Los Angeles County?
To obtain a Divorce Record (or Marriage Record) in the State of California, the first step is to visit the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) or the Superior Court in the Superior Court of the county where the divorce was filed.
Are divorce records public in CA?
California birth, death, marriage and divorce records are maintained by the California Department of Public Health Vital Records (CDPH). While certified certificates are only available to family members, informational copies are available to anyone. Statewide recording of vital records began in 1905.
How can I find out if my divorce is final in California?
The court will give you a proof of written judgement that lets you know that your divorce is final. You can request a copy of this judgement from the court in your jurisdiction – contact the courthouse or visit its website to see what its specific procedures are.
What is a default marriage?
The Judicial Branch of California indicates that a true default occurs when a spouse who is served with divorce papers does not respond and the couple does not have a written agreement in place dictating the terms of a divorce settlement.