The Nevada Divorce Records Index contains 502,455 divorce records between the years 1968 and 2007. These divorce records were taken from the vital records maintained by the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services. To learn more about this Nevada department, visit their website at Nevada Department of Health and Human Services .
The majority of divorce records found through the Nevada Divorce Records Index will contain the full names of both parties, the date and location of the divorce, and the divorce certificate number. Typically, any of this information that is omitted is due to an incomplete source divorce record.
The Nevada Department of Health and Human Services holds the vital records for the state, which include birth and death records that date back to July 1, 1911. The marriage and divorce records for the state are divided by county and maintained by individual county clerk offices. The Nevada Department of Health and Human Services, however, has access to these databases containing marriage and divorce certificates.
Nevada is a closed records state, and only authorized individuals may access vital records, including birth and death records, and marriage and divorce records. Although birth records may be ordered online, provided the individual requesting the record is named on the record or is an immediate family member or spouse, other vital records are not available with the service.
However, the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services will release informational vital records to the public, including divorce records searches, which will tell you which county recorder office will have the actual record. Authorized copies of divorce records are available to the parties on record or to a blood relative.
Individuals may request a search for divorce records through the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services, which will verify the divorce certificate exists and which county recorder's office will have a copy. This service can be performed over the phone, by mail or in person. To learn more about requesting and obtaining a copy of a divorce record from the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services, utilize the contact information below.
Nevada Department of Health and Human Services
4126 Technology Way, Suite 100
Carson City, Nevada 89706
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