Indiana Divorce Records

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Indiana Divorce Records Options

Indiana divorce records are a matter of public record, which means anyone can view one online or obtain a copy of the record for their own personal records. Divorces are public knowledge because it?s a public matter. A person who is already married cannot obtain a marriage license to marry another person without first providing proof of their divorce. If you are someone who has been divorced and you must obtain a copy of your divorce record for a specific reason, this is the information you must have to make that happen.

Indiana Divorce Records Online

Divorce Records Online is the easiest way to view a divorce record online in Indiana. The process is quite simple, and it allows you to find what you?re looking for in a matter of moments. All you need is a few pieces of key information to find the divorce record you require.

– The county in which the divorce was granted
– The name of at least once person listed on the divorce record

Once you have this information, you?ll visit the local Indiana clerk of court website in the county where the divorce took place. There is a link somewhere on the main page for public records, as there is in any county in any state throughout the country. When you click on this link, you?ll agree to adhere to the terms and conditions of your search. You can choose to narrow the search to divorce records, and then you can enter the first and last name of at least one person listed on the divorce record. Their public record appears, and you can view it as a PDF on your computer.

Obtaining A Certified Copy of Indiana Divorce Records

Anyone in Indiana can obtain a copy of a divorce record, but only the person listed on the record, the children of the persons listed, or the parents of the persons listed on the Indiana divorce records in question may obtain a certified copy. The court where the divorce was finalized allows you to walk into the office and request a copy. You?ll need to provide the date of the divorce, the names of both parties, and the maiden name of the former wife.

There is a fee, and it varies by location. You?ll want to call first and obtain a quote so you know how much to bring for the number of copies you need, and you?ll want to be sure they accept specific forms of payment. Many offices have a cut-off time for requesting copies for same-day service, so that?s information you?ll want to gather as well.

If you cannot visit in person, call the office and request a copy over the phone. Many offices can direct you to a website to order a copy online, and some will take your application through the mail if you send in a written request. Since the laws vary in each county, taking the time to call is the best way to handle the situation quickly and with ease.

Indiana Divorce Records
Indiana Divorce Records

Are Indiana divorces public record?

Yes, divorces in Indiana are public record, as well as marriage, birth and death records. Anyone can view another person's divorce record however, only the divorced party may obtain a copy of an Indiana divorce certificate.

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  1. says:

    Fabiola, if you need an official copy of your Indiana divorce certificate for your records then you will need to reach out to the Indiana Division of Vital Records. You can order a copy from them online and have it mailed to you.

  2. says:

    i need copy certificate of divorce instate of indiana, county lake

  3. says:

    I am trying to find all the women my deceased husband was married to and then divorced. I know of two but he stated he was married 3 times before me.
    How can I find this data? I am working on VA paperwork to claim widow benefits. Amy help you can give me is greatly appreciated.

  4. says:

    Bertie, we are not showing any divorce records for the people you’ve mentioned in Indiana. Can you specify what year you think this occurred? Typically our Indiana divorce records only go back around 40 years

  5. says:

    If you can provide us with the person’s full name and age we can certainly run an Indiana divorce record search for you

  6. says:

    I need to see if my fiance is legally divorced.. To Owen county

  7. says:

    Looking for a divorce for Earl E Landes and Rosalie Owen Landes. They were married on 1 JULY 1936 Tippecanoe County, IN.
    I have not been able to find divorce for them. They both had married some else three or four years after they were married in 1936.

    If you are not able to help me where do you suggest I go to find their divorce.

    Thank you,
    Bertie Owen

  8. says:

    Sarah, we can verify an Indiana divorce record for you if you can provide the full name and age of the person in question

  9. says:

    Hello. Was wanting to see my current boyfriends divorce history. How can I go about that?

  10. says:

    Todd, if you’re looking to get a copy of an Indiana divorce certificate then you will want to make your inquiry with the clerk of the court where your parents were divorced. The courts will be able to issue you a certified copy of an Indiana divorce record. Our vital record resources are for online reference only.

  11. says:

    Need the records between my mother Adrienne staehler and father Jay staehler of divorce in 1990-1991

  12. says:

    Dolores, unfortunately this is a very old divorce records and much older than we have in our archives. You may want to reach out to the Superior courthouse clerk to inquire about looking up this very old Indiana divorce record as well as the state archives if the courts don’t have the record of divorce.

  13. says:

    I am looking for an online copy of the divorce of Elmer Lee from Margery Lee in October 1937. A cause number 42603 at Lake Superior Court Room number 3 Sitting at Gary.

  14. says:

    How do I get a copy of a divorce decree in Indiana

    To obtain a copy of your Indiana divorce decree you can contact the courthouse clerk where your divorce decree was filed. There is typically a nominal fee for a certified copy of your divorce decree. Depending on the court’s resources you might be able to file for a copy of your Indiana divorce decree online and have it mailed to you.

  15. says:

    I for now just need the final divorce decree date for my divorce: Anna Bertha Peters from Lawrence Joseph Peters in Lake County Indiana

  16. says:

    To obtain a copy of an Indiana divorce decree or divorce certificate you will want to reach out to the Clerk of the Court in the Indiana county where this divorce took place.

  17. says:

    trying to find divorce papers for ARNOLD LOUIS VAUGHN AND JUANITA MAE VAUGHN in 1970 1971 1972

  18. says:

    Lisa, we don’t show the divorce date in our Indiana Divorce Records Database. You can also find this information out by contacting the Indiana courthouse clerk where your divorce was filed. They can also provide you with a certified copy of your Indiana Divorce Record if you might need this for future reference.

    How to Find Your Indiana Divorce Date

    Contact the Indiana courthouse clerk in the county where your divorce was filed. Request a confirmation of your divorce date or request a copy of your Indiana divorce decree. They will need to verify your ID to issue you a certified copy of your divorce record and there will be a nominal fee

  19. says:

    Looking to find the divorce date for Jerry Logan and Deva D Logan. I don’t need any papers, just the date for a passport application. We don’t have a lot of time to wait for paperwork in the mail. We know it was summer/fall of 1972 in Marion County. Deva’s maiden name is Hogue and her current last name is Richey.

  20. says:

    We don’t show their IN divorce records in our Indiana marriage and divorce record database. You might try and contact the Indiana Department of Health and inquire with their resources about this divorce information

  21. says:

    I am looking for divorce records on Patrick Shrock and Beverly Shrock

  22. says:

    If you need an official copy of your Indiana Divorce Decree you will want to contact the courthouse where your IN divorce decree was filed. You can talk to the courthouse clerk and request this over the phone. You can also request a copy of IN divorce decree to be mailed to you by submitting a form online.

    How to Get a Copy of My Indiana Divorce Decree

    1. Contact the courthouse clerk where your divorce was filed
    2. Request a copy of your Indiana divorce decree
    3. Have the date of your divorce filing available
    4. Show proper ID and pay the fee for the divorce decree copy
    5. Processing by mail may take a few weeks

  23. says:

    I need a copy of my divorce degree my divorce was in Laporte Indiana I was married to Lynn Davis

  24. says:

    Please reach out to our customer support about your Indiana Divorce Record Report. They can assist you with your divorce record search results. Below is our customer support information for your convenience

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  25. says:

    I was not able to log in to view my report. Can you send it to my email? please

  26. says:

    We don’t show an Indiana divorce record for Marvin Stults in our Indiana public record database. You can also contact the Indiana Department of Health to inquire about the specifics of his death certificate.

  27. says:

    Looking for Divorce (if any) for Marvin Thomas Stults and Kathryn Coughlin Stults. His death certificate says he did. I believe it is an error on certificate.

  28. says:

    Unfortunately we don’t show any divorce records in Indiana for the names you mentioned. Indiana divorce records are maintained by the vital records office in the county where the divorce took place. You can also check with as Indiana uses this services to provide copies of vital records to the public.

    How To Get A Copy Of Indiana Divorce Records

    1. Visit the county Vital Records office where the divorce took place
    2. Request a copy of of your divorce records
    3. Provide an acceptable photo ID
    4. Pay the relevant fee for a copy or certified copy
    5. Processing can take up to a few weeks

  29. says:

    Looking for divorce records. Of. My parents. Connie. Sue. Sauter. Thomas. R. Mills. Sept. 1972

  30. says:


    Unfortunately those divorce records are archived and you will only be able to access them from Indiana Archival Records or the Federal Government Archives.

    How To Find Old Indiana Divorce Records

    1. Visit Indiana Archives and Records Administration
    2. Find the relevant County Court Clerk from the list
    3. Call the phone number or visit the court in person
    4. Request the archived Indiana divorce records
    5. Pay the fee for a certified copy of the divorce record

  31. says:

    Trying to locate divorce recirds of anna jane streeval from wilbur harding streeval in the 1940s

  32. says:


    We have divorce records for a few Robert Quillens from the dates you mentioned. Since these are older divorce records you should check with National Archives to lookup their divorce. See below for more details.

    How To Lookup Old Divorce Records

    1. Visit the National Archives website
    2. Click on Research Our Records, Vital Records
    3. Select the state where the Divorce took place in
    4. Fill out the form and pay the fee for processing

  33. says:

    Looking for divorce for my parents. Robert I Quillen and Betty Joann Quillen sometime between 1946 1947 1948! Rebecca. Email: thank you

  34. says:

    Hello Linda,

    Our resources are for online reference only. You will need to contact your local Indiana County Court Recorder or Clerk for this information. I have included a link below where you can request your official Indiana divorce records be mailed to you. Please reach out if there are any additional divorce or public records we can assist you with.

    Best Regards,

    The Search Quarry Team

  35. says:

    I need my divorce record emailed to me

Last Updated: 2016-12-19

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