Tennessee Divorce Records
Divorce records can provide a history of a person’s marriage(s) and can also offer other information that could be valuable to you such as children's names and ages, addresses, reason for filing and other details that you might need for a legal case or for simply tracing your ancestry. Tennessee divorce records can be obtained through the Tennessee Vital Records department at:
Tennessee Vital Records
Central Services Building, 1st Floor
421 5th Ave, North
Nashville, TN 37243
If you're near the Vital Records Department in Nashville, you can make the request in person, but in any case you must be a parent, child, guardian or spouse of the person named in the divorce record. You can obtain free divorce records in almost any state, but there is a handling fee in Tennessee of $15 (and add $7 for each extra copy). If you’re requesting a Tennessee divorce record by mail, you’ll need to download or request by mail, an application. Then, fill it out, have it notarized and send it in with a copy of a government-issued identification (including signature). Include a check or money order for the fee(s).
You can also use an online, fee-based service that will get you a certified copy of the divorce decree, along with any information they find on the names that are provided. Most of these online services have powerful data bases and search engines at their disposal. This means that you'll receive up-to-date and comprehensive information in a minimum amount of time – and, you won’t have to disclose who you are or why you want to search Tennessee divorce records. This easy to use method is accessed on a daily basis by legal professionals who rely on accurate and current information delivered in a short amount of time. You’ll usually receive a report on the divorce record you requested in minutes.
Divorce records can be used to research everything from genealogy to finding out about a person's background for employment or personal reasons. The Internet has completely changed the way we search for information, and Tennessee divorce records are just one of the extensive information that you can obtain. It can be done in the comfort of your home or office and you don’t have to worry about filling out applications or sending fees through the mail and then waiting for a response. All you have to do is provide a minimum amount of information about the divorce in question and then sit back and wait for an answer. Click on the link to find out more about these fee-based, online search services.