Can I get a copy of my divorce decree online in California?
Contact the California County Superior Court that Issued the Divorce Decree. If you do not have your case number, you can typically locate the case number by searching online through the court's website.
How do I get a copy of my divorce decree in another state?
If you filed for divorce in the United States, you generally can obtain a divorce decree from the court that issued the document. Alternatively, you can request an official copy from the office of vital records in the state where your divorce was finalized.
Why do I need a certified copy of my divorce decree?
A certified copy of a Divorce Certificate is issued with a raised seal. It will also show the signature of the proper authority and will be printed on security paper. A certified copy may be required to change your last name or remarry.
Are divorce decrees public record in California?
In California, divorces are public record and are accessible through the California Department of Public Health. Informational copies of divorce records are available to anyone upon request.