Kentucky Marriage & Divorce Vital Records

Kentucky marriage divorce recordsCapitol: Frankfort
Most Populous City: Louisville
Total Area: 40,409 sq mi 
Total Population (2010): 4339367
Website: http://www.kentucky.gov
Source: Wikipedia

Kentucky vital records have been stored centrally since June 1958 and can be purchased from the Office of Vital Statistics in the Department for Public Health. Kentucky marriage records are available for $6 from Frankfort and for various prices from the Clerk of County Court in the county that originally issued the license. Kentucky divorce records are identical in price and availability. Kentucky vital records can be released only to the person on the record, the parent, or the legal guardian. Henry Clay, Kentucky's greatest son, was immensely influential in the early to middle nineteenth century. Along with his colleagues Daniel Webster and John C. Calhoun, he likely delayed the Civil War by a decade with the Compromise of 1850. After his death, he became the first person to lie in state in the Capitol. Counties in fifteen states were named after him.

For more information on Kentucky vital records, visit Kentucky Birth & Death Vital Records

Kentucky Vital Records Offices


Record Type: Marriage Certificates
Department for Public Health
Vital Statistics
275 E Main St - IE-A
Frankfort, KY 40621-0001
Phone: 502-564-4212
Fax: 502-227-0032
Website

Business Hours: 8AM-4:30PM
Record Access Requirements: Copies of marriage certificates prior to June 1958 may be obtained from the County Clerk in the county where the license was issued.
Search Note: Must also include where marriage license was obtained and a daytime phone number.

Records Available: Divorce Records
Department for Public Health
Vital Statistics
275 E Main St - IE-A
Frankfort, KY 40621-0001
Phone: 502-564-4212
Fax: 502-227-0032
Website

Business Hours: 8AM-4:30PM
Record Access Requirements: Records of divorce proceedings are available from the Clerk of the Circuit Court that granted the decree.
Search Note: Provide a daytime phone number.

Records Available: Statewide Court Records
Administrative Office of the Courts
Records Unit
100 Millcreek Park
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: 502-573-1682
Fax: 502-573-1669
Website

Business Hours: 7:30AM-5PM
Note: The Administrative Office of the Courts offers a service of providing statewide criminal background checks.
Record Access Requirements: The CourtNet system will send individuals being check a copy of their record and the requester's names. Agencies that employ persons with supervisory control of minors are considered Youth Requests and not required to pay a fee.
Search Note: The required Release Form is available from the AOC, call the number above.

Records Available: Criminal Records
Kentucky State Police
Criminal Identification & Records Branch
1250 Louisville Rd
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: 502-227-8713
Fax: 502-226-7422
Website

Business Hours: 8AM-4:30PM M-F
Note: This agencies suggests if no signed release to use the Administrative Office of Courts in Frankfort, KY; phone 502-573-2350.
Record Access Requirements: Records are available to all requesters as long as a signed release is submitted. Special forms are suggested for certain employment purposes such as nursing, schools, lottery, EMT, YMCA, daycare, and adoptive/foster parent background searches.
Search Note: Certain authorized searches require fingerprints to be submitted. Request forms may be downloaded from the webpage. Statistical information about criminal offenses and accidents is available from 1971 on.

Records Available: Incarceration Records
Kentucky Department of Corrections
Offender Information Services
PO Box 2400
Frankfort, KY 40602-2400
Phone: 502-564-2433
Fax: 502-564-1471
Website

Business Hours: 8AM-4:30PM
Search Note: Location, physical identifiers, conviction and sentencing information, and release dates are reported.


Kentucky County Marriage & Divorce Vital Records


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