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Alabama Divorce Records

Divorce Records under Alabama laws are public documents that can be acquired without restriction but can be obtained upon payment of a fee. A Divorce Certificate contains the following vital information: names, date of divorce, ages, residence and other additional information. In Alabama, the early divorce records prior to 1865 may be found in legislative records and are published in Senate & House Journals. From 1865 to 1918, divorce records were recorded in the County Chancery Court and after 1918 it was then recorded in the Circuit Court where the divorce was filed until 1949. From 1950 up to the present time, all divorce records can be obtained from the Alabama Center for Health Statistics. The cost to search divorce records with one certified copy of the certificate costs $15.00 and if additional copy is obtained at the same time additional fee of $6.00. However, in cases where the divorce record cannot be found, the person requesting will be provided with a “Certificate of Failure to Find." There are 3 options that an individual can obtain the Divorce Certificate. First option is by personally obtaining the certificate at any County Health Department in the State of Alabama. Second by mail wherein you need to fill in a Mail-in Application and this will take at least 7-10 business days. Lastly, the most convenient of all is to order electronically using any major credit card.



Alabama County Divorce Court Records:

Autauga County
Baldwin County
Barbour County
Bibb County
Blount County
Bullock County
Butler County
Calhoun County
Chambers County
Cherokee County
Chilton County
Choctaw County
Clarke County
Clay County
Cleburne County
Coffee County
Colbert County
Conecuh County
Coosa County
Covington County
Crenshaw County
Cullman County
Dale County
Dallas County
DeKalb County
Elmore County
Escambia County
Etowah County
Fayette County
Franklin County
Geneva County
Greene County
Hale County
Henry County
Houston County
Jackson County
Jefferson County
Lamar County
Lauderdale County
Lawrence County
Lee County
Limestone County
Lowndes County
Macon County
Madison County
Marengo County
Marion County
Marshall County
Mobile County
Monroe County
Montgomery County
Morgan County
Perry County
Pickens County
Pike County
Randolph County
Russell County
St. Clair County
Shelby County
Sumter County
Talladega County
Tallapoosa County
Tuscaloosa County
Walker County
Washington County
Wilcox County
Winston County


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Use the search box above to search and obtain divorce records online. You can also get a physical copy any divorce records by writing the state or county vital statistics office below.


Alabama State Divorce Records

Cost of copy: $15.00

Alabama Center for Health Statistics
Alabama Department of Public Health
P.O. Box 5625
Montgomery, AL 36103-5625

Remarks: State office has records since January 1950. Additional copies ordered at the same time are $6.00 each.

Alabama County Divorce Records

Cost of copy: Varies

Address: See remarks

Remarks: For divorces prior to 1950, contact Clerk of Circuit Court in county where divorce was granted.