The resources used to find out if a divorce has been filed are informational details from the local court clerk and the state’s website. Contact information for the local court clerk can be searched on the Web. Public divorce records are found at the county level, and they give all details in regards to a filed divorce.Continue Reading
These resources provide all details with regard to the divorce. Details about the ex-spouse, the date of the marriage, income of both spouses, children of the marriage, if there are any, their names and birthdates are all contained in the divorce records. The public divorce records have the in-depth information regarding custody arrangements, divorce settlement, whether or not to pay alimony and the accusations of domestic abuse or restraining orders filed. These records can be obtained at no charge, but some states or counties charge a fee.
When there are suspicions if a person went through the entire divorce process or not, these records are very instrumental in establishing such information. When determining genealogy or doing family tree research, divorce records locate relatives through details of names, birthplaces and birthdates. When digging for divorce records, it is advisable to search at the state level first and work down to the county level.Learn more about Law
In divorce cases, courts must find that a marriage is no longer possible between two spouses and mandate alimony payment, while couples must divide resources (also called property). Divorces, according to the Cornell University Legal Information Institute, formally dissolve marriages in full or in part. The type of divorce, either absolute or limited, determines the legal actions couples can and do take.Full Answer >
Since laws vary by state, freebusinessforms.com has compiled links to the correct government website of each state containing the forms for divorce proceedings. Only some states allow online filing, but downloads include instructions.Full Answer >
A letter of testamentary is granted by visiting the probate officer in local court or city hall and presenting a decedent's official last will and testament along with a death certificate. A letter of testamentary, which is sometimes referred to as a "letter of administration," can only be obtained by an executor of an estate.Full Answer >
The Association for Cooperative Operations Research and Development, or ACORD, does not offer printable divorce forms, according to its website. ACORD, an international nonprofit organization, seeks to meet the needs of the insurance industry by providing business solutions, such as standardized forms, to improve data exchange.Full Answer >