Alaska Divorce Records Index, ca. 1970 to December 2009
The Alaska Divorce Records Index is a rather extensive archive that holds more than 150,000 divorce decrees and records in its large collection. All of the files within this archive span the years between 1970 and December 2009 and are managed by the Alaska State Court System. Individuals can learn more information about the Alaska Divorce Records Index by visiting the Alaska State Court System website.
Information Available In This Collection
The Alaska Divorce Records Index includes a variety of vital statistics on married couples who were divorced in Alaska during this time frame. Basic data includes first, middle and last name of the person who filed for the divorce, as well as that person's date of birth and age at the time the divorce was finalized. In addition, the Index also includes the official date for the divorce and the location where the divorce document was filed.
About the Alaska State Court System
All of the divorce decrees and records held within the Alaska Divorce Records Index are contained by the Alaska State Court System. In order to obtain original copies of the divorce records in this collection, individuals may contact the Alaska State Court System at:
Alaska State Court System
820 West Fourth Avenue
Anchorage, Alaska 99501-2005
To receive official copies of divorce records through the Alaska State Court System, you must make an inquiry in writing to the records department or the clerk of court in the county where the case was filed. A complete list of county department contact information is available through the Alaska State Court System's website. These requests much include the names of the divorced individuals, the case type, and the contact information for you, as the person making the request. Court records are also available for inspection, by visiting the courthouse in person or browsing their website.
Standard copies for all types of divorce documents cost 25 cents per page, and a certified copy is also available for $5.00. In addition, there is a $15.00 hourly research fee that may fluctuate depending on how much information you can provide up front and how long it takes to find the specific document you are looking for.
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