The Riverside County Divorce Records have been in the database at the County’s Superior Court for years now since 1893 up to present. The law states that the court must do regular update on such documents so that the people can make use of it at any time they want to. It would not only benefit the people but the local agencies as well in the effort to resolve the arising issues at present and future time. Aside from the local Superior Court, other offices may also have in possession of the same records including the State Library, California History Room. However, the certified copies can solely be obtained at the Superior Court for security measures.
There are three ways to get a copy of the divorce record in Riverside. It can be done online, via mail or in-person for a corresponding fee. The online method is when you check out the court’s official website and search the section which directs you to pull-up the said information. But it can only provide you a few details of the divorce record to be used only verify as to whether or not a certain record indeed existed. In other words, it is for information only and not the certified ones which normally cost $15.00 per document.
The mail request is executed by first writing an official letter of intent stating your reason as to why you wanted to have a copy of the divorce record. And then, you download a copy of the request form which consists of the important facts regarding the person of interest. You should fill in all the information being asked or else the staff will not go ahead and process your application. When the form is fully completed, you then have it notarized and then place in a self-addressed, stamped envelope prior to sending it to the local Superior Court’s office.
If you are only looking for the said information to be used for genealogical research purposes then you should visit the genealogical society group. They should be able to help you with your cause. In this case, your request will be cost-free for the documents which will be provided for you are not original or certified copies of it and they simply contain the names of the groom and the bride. Unlike, those that can be found at the Superior Court which contain an all-encompassing data about someone’s divorce record.
Back in the old days, only the owner of the record, his or her legal representative, or a member of the immediately family can claim or obtain such legitimate data. Today, the court can decide as to whether or not a requestor is worthy to view the Riverside County divorce decree of another person. It is a special case wherein the need to access the said documents is high. Such document is essential let’s take for example when it is being used as evidence before court. If it is something that helps solve a particular case then the judge will not hesitate to grant your appeal to view and access the said records. Fortunately, it can now be done privately via online at home provided that you have Internet connection. So, this time you get to have options as to whether you go online to do the search or stick with the traditional approach of doing the search.