Clinton County Divorce Records Search

Perform a free Clinton County IA public divorce records search, including divorce papers, filings, decrees, certificates, indexes, forms, and documents.


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Find Clinton County Divorce Records

Clinton County Divorce Records are legal documents relating to a couple's divorce in Clinton County, Iowa. They include the divorce papers that the couple files in Clinton 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 Clinton County Divorce Records online
  • How to get a copy of your divorce decree
  • Which divorce filings are Clinton County public records
  • If Divorce Records appear on background checks
  • Which government agencies issue divorce certificates
Where to Get Clinton County Public Divorce Records

Divorce Records, like Clinton 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 Clinton 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 Clinton County Court orders related to the divorce. In Iowa State, the complete records related to the divorce may only available at the Clinton 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 Clinton 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 Clinton County Vital Records Offices, Clinton County Clerk's Offices, Clinton 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 Clinton County child support, alimony, and transferring vehicles or other joint property. Certified divorce certificates may also be required for immigration or for remarrying in Clinton County, Iowa. Foreign countries may ask for your Clinton 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 Clinton 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 Clinton County where the divorce was filed, and the number of children.