Access to State of Illinois Divorce Records Available to Anyone

Nov. 6, 2012 - PRLog -- The State of Illinois gathers vital records on its residents, including birth, marriage, death, and divorce records. Traditionally, this information was only available from the Circuit Court Clerk of the county where the divorce was finalized. Unlike other jurisdictions that place strict limitations on whom can request confirmation that a marriage has been dissolved, Illinois does not restrict this information to the couple named on the divorce record, close family members, and their legal representatives only. Anyone can request a verification record confirming that a particular person has been divorced.

People can now verify their marital status at

Someone who did not know exactly where a person's divorce was finalized would not know where to search for a record and could spend a lot of time and money to find the information he or she needs. Going online is a much quicker and easier option."

People who want to request a State of Illinois divorce records search must pay a search fee to the Circuit Court Clerk for each county where they think the divorce may have been filed. Unless they know exactly where the marriage ended, they could end up having to conduct several searches and pay this non-refundable fee several times before they find the information they need.

Conducting a search for one's personal divorce records should be easier, but not everyone lives close enough to the county where the divorce was filed to visit the County Clerk's office to request a copy of the divorce record in person. Mailing a request to the Clerk's Office is an option, but it takes time to receive the response from with the search results. Depending on how many requests are waiting to be processed, the waiting time can be up to six weeks once the request for the state of Illinois divorce record is received.

Going online means conducting a single search from anywhere the consumer can get an Internet connection. Get access to State of Illinois divorce records quickly and easily.

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