Texas Divorce Records Index, 1968 to 2008

There are a total of 3,435,338 divorce records in the Texas Divorce Records Index. These records range from 1968 through 2008 and were collected from the Texas Department of State Health Services. To get more information about Texas Divorce Records Index, go online at the Texas Department of State Health Services .

Information Available In This Collection

Divorce records in the Texas Divorce Records Index typically include the following vital data: full names of both parties filing for divorce along with genders; date of birth for both parties; and age when the divorce took place for both parties. Also included is the marriage date, date of divorce, divorce certificate number and where the divorce was granted.

About the Texas Department of State Health Services

The Texas Department of State Health Services handles requests for hard copies divorce records held in the Texas Divorce Records Index. To learn more about requesting Texas divorce records, use the following contact information.

Texas Department of State Health Services
P.O. Box 149347
Austin, Texas 78714-9347
1-888-963-7111

Individuals must obtain certified copies of actual divorce decrees from the district clerk's office located in the county where the divorce occurred. The Texas Department of State Health Services maintains a divorce record index, and this is a free index that can be downloaded from their website or purchased as a hard copy for a fee.

The Texas Department of State Health Services also satisfies requests for divorce verification letters. Texas Online will provide divorce verification letters to individuals requesting them. If the divorce record requested is not shown to exist, Texas Online will issue a "single-status letter" that states this fact. This type of letter is usually considered legal proof in foreign countries that an individual is single.

Divorce records that date back before 1968 must be obtained from the district clerk's office where the divorce occurred.


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