Uncovering the Facts: How to Access UK Divorce Records on Gov.uk

Divorce records are an important source of information for many people in the UK. Whether you’re researching your family history or trying to locate a former spouse, accessing divorce records can help you uncover the facts. Fortunately, the UK government has made it easy to access divorce records through its official website, Gov.uk. Here’s how to get started:

Finding the Right Records

The first step is to find the right records. You will need to know the full name of both parties involved in the divorce, as well as the year of divorce and court location. Once you have this information, you can search for divorce records on Gov.uk by entering it into the search bar at the top of the page.

Understanding Fees and Restrictions

Once you’ve found the right records, you may be required to pay a fee in order to access them. The fee is usually £10 per record and must be paid via credit or debit card before you can view them. Additionally, some records may be restricted due to data protection laws or other reasons, so it’s important to understand any restrictions that may apply before attempting to access them.

Requesting Access

Once you’ve paid any applicable fees and reviewed any restrictions that may apply, you can request access to view a copy of the record. You will need to provide your name and contact information when making your request, as well as any additional information that may be required by Gov.uk in order for them to process your request. Once your request is approved, you will receive a copy of the record via email or post within 10 working days.

By following these steps, you can easily access UK divorce records on Gov.uk and uncover important facts about your family history or former spouse. With just a few clicks of a button, you can get started on your research journey today.

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