Adams County Divorce Records Search

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Find Adams County Divorce Records

Adams County Divorce Records are legal documents relating to a couple's divorce in Adams County, Iowa. They include the divorce papers that the couple files in Adams County Court, as well as any records created during the divorce procedure, and a divorce certificate. Iowa State also collects and indexes divorce filings to help people perform public divorce record searches.

Learn about Divorce Records, including:
  • Where to get Adams County Divorce Records online
  • How to get a copy of your divorce decree
  • Which divorce filings are Adams County public records
  • If Divorce Records appear on background checks
  • Which government agencies issue divorce certificates
Where to Get Adams County Public Divorce Records

Divorce Records, like Adams County marriage, death and birth records, are part of a person's public vital record information. They contain a range of important information about the end of the marriage, such as the date of divorce, the Adams County Office where the divorce was granted, information about the couple, and the reason for the divorce. The complete divorce case file may also include sworn statements from the couple, financial documentation, and any Adams County Court orders related to the divorce. In Iowa State, the complete records related to the divorce may only available at the Adams County Court that granted the divorce, and they can only be requested by one of the former spouses or their legal representatives.

Divorce Certificates in Adams County, IA

A final divorce decree is official proof that the marriage has ended. Divorce decrees, or divorce certificates are required for any legal proceedings after the divorce, including financial and property settlements, alimony filings, and orders for child custody. Divorce certificates and other documents related to the end of the marriage may be held by Adams County Vital Records Offices, Adams County Clerk's Offices, Adams County Courts, and the Iowa Department of Health.

What Divorce Records are used for

Divorce Records are required for property settlements after divorce, changing your name, filing for Adams County child support, alimony, and transferring vehicles or other joint property. Certified divorce certificates may also be required for immigration or for remarrying in Adams County, Iowa. Foreign countries may ask for your Adams County divorce certificate when filing an immigration application or if you plan to marry abroad.

Iowa Divorce Indexes

Iowa maintains divorce indexes, which are databases of divorce decrees filed in IA. These records are not legal documents, but they are useful to determine if a divorce decree was filed in Adams County. Divorce indexes typically include information such as the name and age of the couple, the date of marriage and divorce, the government office in Adams County where the divorce was filed, and the number of children.