Q:

How do I find out the date of my divorce?

A:

Quick Answer

The date of a divorce is listed on the official divorce decree, according to LegalZoom. Both parties to the divorce and the judge who presided over it all sign the original decree, and the court issues copies at the time of the divorce.

Know More

Full Answer

If a person has misplaced his copy of the divorce decree, it is possible to obtain a copy. The clerk's office in the court where the divorce was filed is able to issue a copy, states LegalZoom. Another option is to contact the Department of Vital Records in the state where the divorce was filed. An attorney who represented a party in a divorce is sometimes also able to provide a copy if it cannot be found elsewhere. There are fee-based websites that provide a copy of a divorce decree when given the proper information to track it down.

Learn more about Public Records

Related Questions

  • Q:

    Are cell phone numbers listed in free phone directories?

    A:

    The vast majority of cell phone numbers are not listed in free phone number directories. This is because cell phone numbers are maintained and distributed by individual cell service providers rather than an interconnected network of phone companies the way land line numbers are.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    Where are Hayworth-Miller Funeral Home obituaries listed?

    A:

    Obituaries from Hayworth-Miller Funeral Home are listed on the company's website under an "Obituaries" tab atop the page. The site provides a search engine that allows users to search obituary by date of death, name or location and also in categories of the last 30, 60 or 90 days.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    Do both parties have to sign divorce papers?

    A:

    Generally, if a joint petition for divorce has been filed then both spouses must sign the paperwork, according to LegalZoom. If one spouse refuses to sign, or is not available to sign, the party that filed the joint petition can opt to file a regular divorce petition, which does not need the signature of the other spouse.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    Can I get a divorce without my spouse's consent?

    A:

    A divorce without spousal consent can be obtained in every state in the United States, but it takes more time, according to LegalZoom. Contact an attorney first to draw up terms for negotiating division of property and custody of children.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore