Kansas Marriage & Divorce Vital Records

Kansas marriage divorce recordsCapitol: Topeka
Most Populous City: Wichita
Total Area: 82,277 sq mi 
Total Population (2010): 2853118
Website: http://www.kansas.gov
Source: Wikipedia

Kansas marriage records are available for a fee and with proper photo identification, dating from May 1913 to the present. Earlier marriage records are available from the district judge in the county where license was issued. Visit http://www.kdheks.gov/vital/marriage_howto.html for more information on obtaining these Kansas vital records. To find how to obtain certified copies, visit http://www.kdheks.gov/vital/marriage.html. Kansas divorce records, available for a fee and with proper photo identification, date from July 1951 to the present. Earlier divorce records are available from the Clerk of the District Judge in the county where the license was issued. Visit http://www.kdheks.gov/vital/divorce_howto.html for more information about obtaining divorce records. To find how to obtain certified copies, visit http://www.kdheks.gov/vital/divorce.html.

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Kansas Vital Records Offices


Record Type: Marriage Certificates
Kansas State Department of Health & Environment
Office of Vital Statistics
1000 SW Jackson, #120
Topeka, KS 66612-2221
Phone: 785-296-1400
Fax: 785-296-8075
Website

Business Hours: 8AM-5PM
Note: Vital records are not considered public records in Kansas. Uncertified copies or verifications are not provided to the public. However, marriage information is available to the public at the county level where event took place.
Record Access Requirements: Must have a signed release from person of record or have direct interest in personal or property right. You must also include photocopy of your government-issued photo ID (DL, for instance).
Search Note: Include a daytime phone number.

Records Available: Divorce Records
Kansas State Department of Health & Environment
Office of Vital Statistics
1000 SW Jackson, #120
Topeka, KS 66612-2221
Phone: 785-296-1400
Fax: 785-296-8075
Website

Business Hours: 8AM-5PM
Note: The agency will issue a divorce certificate, but a copy of the decree must be ordered from the county of issue. Divorce records are not open to the public here, but are at county. Uncertified copies or verifications are not provided to the public.
Record Access Requirements: Must have a signed release from person of record or show direct interest in personal or property right. You must also include photocopy of your government-issued photo ID (DL, for instance).
Search Note: Pre-1940 records may be requested by an individual related as at least a cousin. Post 1940 records must be requested by an immediate family member.

Records Available: Statewide Court Records
Court Administration
Office of Judicial Administration
301 SW 10th St, Rm 337
Topeka, KS 66612-1507
Phone: 785-296-2256
Fax: 785-296-7076
Website

Business Hours: 8AM-5PM
Note: This agency will do searches on Appellate cases for $12.00 per hour. Copies are $.25 per page, add $1.00 if certified.

Records Available: Criminal Records
Kansas Bureau of Investigation
Criminal Records Division
1620 SW Tyler, Crim. History Record Sec.
Topeka, KS 66612-1837
Phone: 785-296-2454
Fax: 785-368-7162
Website

Business Hours: 8AM-5PM
Record Access Requirements: The criminal history information maintained by the KBI includes felony and misdemeanor arrests, prosecution data, court dispositions and information of incarceration in state-operated confinement facilities.
Search Note: Fingerprints are optional. Approximately 85% of records are fingerprint supported; approximately 50% of records are automated.

Records Available: Incarceration Records
Kansas Department of Corrections
Public Information Officer
900 SW Jackson, 4th floor
Topeka, KS 66612-1284
Phone: 785-296-3310
Fax: 785-296-0014
Website

Business Hours: 8AM-5PM
Note: General questions can be sent to kdocpub@kdoc.dc.state.ks.us.
Search Note: Location, KDOC number, physical identifiers, sentencing and conviction information, disciplinary record, and custody or supervision level are available.


Kansas County Marriage & Divorce Vital Records


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