Sometimes when dating a person we want to find out the truth about their previous relationships and on occasion, we want to find out if someone is still legally married. Well, don’t worry I am going to provide you with some resources that will help you find out if someone is married or divorced. You can also run a in-depth record search on a person too.
Alabama Marriage Certificates – The Alabama Center for Health Statistics began filing marriage certificates in 1936 for marriages that occurred in Alabama. (Information for marriages prior to 1936 must be obtained from the probate office in the county where the marriage license was issued.) By Alabama law, marriage certificates are unrestricted. They may be requested by anyone who can provide enough information to search for the record and submit payment of the proper fee.
Alaska Marriage Certificates – Complete instructions on how to request a marriage certificate in Alaska. So if you want to know when someone got married in Alaska then this site will help you find that out.
Arkansas Marriage Records – Learn how to order a marriage record in Arkansas, find out who can make the request and the cost of obtaining a copy.
California Department of Health – Information on how to obtain certified copies of marriage and divorce records in the State of California. You will have no problem finding out if someone got divorced or if someone is still married.
Colorado State Archives Marriage Records – Colorado State Archives holds some, but not all, old marriage certificates for the State of Colorado. As a rule of thumb, if you got married after 1960, State Archives most likely does not have your marriage certificate. You should start your search in the Clerk & Recorder’s office for the county in which you got married.
Connecticut Department of Public Health – Vital Records offices are located in each of the 169 towns in Connecticut. The vital records registrar in each town is responsible for maintaining a registry of all births, marriages, civil unions, deaths and fetal deaths that occur within its town. To obtain a copy of a vital record from the town where the event occurred, see the Connecticut Town Vital Records Directory for the address and telephone contact information for the vital records office in each of the 169 towns in Connecticut.
Delaware Certificates – Information on how to find out if someone got married or divorced in the State of Delaware.
Florida Marriage Records Search – Search for marriage records by name, location, date of marriage etc.
Georgia Department of Public Health – Find out who can request a marriage record, what information do you need to request a marriage certificate, the cost of the request and where to make the request at.
Hawaii Marriage Licenses and Records – Information and resources to help you check a marriage record online or in person.
Idaho Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics – The Bureau maintains marriage and divorce records filed from May 1947 to the present. Some counties may have older birth, death, marriage, or divorce records in their files, but county files contain only records of vital events that occurred in that county.
Illinois Department of Public Health – Find out how to obtain a marriage verification and where to go to get certified copies.
Indiana Marriage License Public Lookup – Search for publicly accessible information about marriage licenses issued in Indiana. This database contains many—but not all—marriage records from 1993 to the present.
Iowa Vital Records – Various resources on how to request a marriage record.
Kansas Department of Health and Environment – Information on how to locate marriage records.
Kentucky Marriage and Divorce Certificates – The Vital Statistics office has on file marriage certificates from June 1958 to the present. Certified marriage certificates can be ordered and the required fee paid by phone, mail, Internet or by visiting the office. To inquire about marriage certificates prior to June 1958, please call the county clerk in the county where the marriage license was issued.
Louisiana Vital Records Index – A list of database searches that will help you locate vital records that are maintained by the Louisiana Secretary of State.
Maine Vital Records – Information on how to order marriage records in the state of Maine.
Maryland Marriage License Public Retrieval – The Marriage License Public Retrieval for most counties contains Marriage Records from 1996 to Present, some may have more.
Massachusetts Registry of Vital Records – The Registry collects, processes, corrects and issues copies of vital records (birth, death and marriage) that occurred in Massachusetts from 1926 to the present.
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services – Learn how to order a marriage record online in the state of Michigan.
Minnesota Official Marriage System – Search for a marriage record by the person’s name, county and date of marriage.
Mississippi Vital Records Check – Information on how to gain acccess to Mississippi marriage records online, by phone or in person.
Missouri Marriage and Divorce – Information about marriage licenses and requirements. Certified copies of Missouri marriage and divorce records can be obtained at the Bureau of Vital Records in Jefferson City or locally.
Montana Helpful Contacts – Information about individual marriage and divorce information.
Nebraska Marriage Certificates – Information how to get a copy of a marriage certificate in Nebraska.
Nevada Marriage Records – A Marriage License allows a couple to marry in the state but it is not proof of marriage. If you need proof of marriage, you can order a certified copy of your marriage certificate online from this website. Provided by the Clark County Clerk’s Office.
New Hampshire Vital Records Administration – The “New Hampshire Vital Records Information Network web” (NHVRINweb), is a real-time web-based data query system for accessing Vital Records statistical data. This makes it easier to access New Hampshire marriage records online.
New Mexico Vital Records – Information on how to obtain marriage records and divorce decrees in New Mexico.
New York Marriage Records – The New York State Vital Records website provides information for marriage licenses issued in New York State outside of New York City. Also on file are divorce records for all of New York State since 1963.
New York City Office of The City Clerk – Resources to help you find Marriage records in New York City.
North Carolina Vital Records – Order a marriage certificate online by visiting this website. Marriage certificates also may be obtained at the Register of Deeds (ROD) office in the county where the event took place.
North Dakota Marriage Record – How to order a certified copy of a marriage record in North Dakota. Effective, January 1, 2008, all certified copies of marriage records must be issued by the county where the license was originally purchased and filed.
Ohio Marriage and Divorce Records – The Office of Vital Statistics maintains the index of marriages that occurred in Ohio from January 1, 1950 to present and divorces that occurred in Ohio from January 1, 1954 to present. The service provided by our office is to search for limited information from marriage and divorce abstracts.
Oklahoma Vital Records – Order a marriage record online with VitalCheck. You may also visit the county clerk where the marriage took place to get a record of a marriage.
Oregon Vital Records – Information about vital records. To gain access to marriage records in Oregon you will need to contact the county clerk’s office in the county where the marriage was performed.
Pennsylvania Marriage and Divorce Certificates – Marriage and divorce certificates filed in Pennsylvania are not available from the Division of Vital Records. These certificates are usually obtained from the courthouse in the county where the marriage license was issued or divorce decree was granted. A list of county courthouses where you can obtain more information about a marriage record is available.
Rhode Island Department of Health – Information on how to get a copy of a marriage record in Rhode Island.
South Carolina Marriage Records – Records are available for marriages between July 1950 and December 2014. For marriage records prior to or after these dates, you will need to contact the Probate Court that originally issued the marriage license. List of Probate Courts.
South Dakota Office of Vital Records – This office within the Division of Administration maintains birth, death, marriage, and divorce records for the state and issues certified copies of such records. Here’s more information on how to order marriage records in South Dakota.
Tennessee Marriage Records – Information on how to find marriage records in Tennessee.
Texas Marriage and Divorce Verification – You can receive a verification letter of a marriage or divorce. Certified copies of marriage licenses or divorce decrees are only available from the county clerk (marriage) or district clerk (divorce) in the county or district in which it was obtained.
Utah State Courts – Information about marriage licenses and marriage records access in Utah.
Vermont Vital Records – Information on how to obtain a record of a marriage in Vermont.
Virginia Division of Vital Records – Public access to marriage records in Virginia.
Washington Marriage Records Access – Washington Marriage Records before 1968 are held by the County Auditor, from 1968 forward they are held by the Health Department. Great resources to find marriage records in the state of Washington.
West Virginia Marriage Records – Search for marriage records in every county in the state of West Virginia. Most marriage records are a bit older. However, you can view the Vital records office to get a copy of more recent marriage records.
Wisconsin Vital Records Services – The Wisconsin Vital Records Office is responsible for filing, preserving, protecting, changing, and issuing copies of birth certificates, death certificates, marriage certificates, divorce certificates, and records of declaration of domestic partnership and termination of domestic partnership for events that occur in Wisconsin.