Wisconsin divorce records are the responsibility of the Wisconsin vital records office and the Circuit court of the county where the divorce proceedings took place. If you know how the circuit court system works you can always make sure that you approach the right administration in your county for these vital records. The Circuit courts handle cases like civil equity, probate matters, juvenile cases, and domestic relations which includes the matter of divorce. You can seek out court records in your specific county for each of these.
The State Vital Records Office works with the collection and distribution of death, marriage, birth and divorce certificates. These vital records are available at the state office for a fee of $20. If you request additional copies you will be awarded $3 for every copy you ask for. $20 will be charged for additional expedited service. You can call (608) 266-1373 to request certified copies of the divorce decree, email the Vital Records office at DHSVitalRecords@wisconsin.gov, or visit the office at
Wisconsin Vital Records Office
1 West Wilson Street, Room 158
P.O. Box 309
Madison, WI 53701-0309
Wisconsin is one of the few states where divorce records are public. The state of Wisconsin also gives out information online. Everyone?s court file is a public record with the exception of financial statements which are sealed. All family court proceedings are open to public too.
VitalChek helps you with the issues of the certified copies of Wisconsin birth certificates, death certificates and marriage records. You can order copies of the divorce decree from the site on an expedited basis. Even though VitalChek includes up to date and accurate information, the state and agency information may change or be updated at any time.
The first certified copy expedited you order will cost you around $40, additional copies cost $3. The same charges apply for a domestic partner termination certificate. The records for this are available for the events that occurred in the state of Wisconsin. If you simply want the copy of the certificate it will cost you $20, the charge for additional copies is $3.
Wisconsin VitalChek is a secure and reliable site from where you can request a copy since it has a fast turnaround. Tons of government agency across the country accept their record orders. When you place a request for record order you will find that the record order is immediately sent the next day for government agency processing.