Arizona Marriage & Divorce Vital Records

Arizona marriage divorce recordsCapitol: Phoenix
Most Populous City: Phoenix
Total Area: 113,998 sq mi 
Total Population (2010): 6392017
Source: Wikipedia

In Arizona, marriage and divorce records have always been considered court records rather than Arizona vital records. Requests for copies of either Arizona marriage records or Arizona divorce records should be made on a county level to the Clerk of the Superior Court for the county where the marriage license was issued or where the divorce was granted. The Arizona Office of Vital Records maintains no information on marriages and divorces in the state. Divorce records have been found in different civil court records at different times. Originally divorce records were found in the records of the Territorial Legislature starting in 1863. The records then were recorded in District Courts in the 1870s, and later the jurisdiction was moved to the Superior Courts where the records reside today.

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

Arizona Vital Records Offices

Records Available: Statewide Court Records
Administrative Offices of the Courts
Arizona Supreme Court Bldg
1501 W Washington
Phoenix, AZ 85007-3231
Phone: 602-452-3300

Business Hours: 8AM-5PM

Records Available: Criminal Records
Department of Public Safety
Applicant Team
PO Box 18430//Mail Code 2250
Phoenix, AZ 85005-8430
Phone: 602-223-2223
Fax: 602-223-2972

Business Hours: 8AM-5PM
Record Access Requirements: Record access is limited to agencies that have specific authorization by law including employers or employment search firms located in AZ, but results are sent to the employer. Results from out-of-state requesters can only be sent to the subject.
Search Note: Be sure to address requests to Applicant Team One. Fingerprints are required for a search. 100% of arrest records are fingerprint supported.

Records Available: Incarceration Records
Arizona Department of Corrections
Records Department
1601 W. Jefferson St.
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: 602-542-5586
Fax: 602-542-3965

Business Hours: 8AM-5PM
Note: Requests related to medical issues should eb faxed to Carol pearson at 602-364-2958

Arizona County Marriage & Divorce Vital Records

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