Divorce Records Request Letter [Free Sample]

This letter should be sent to the court to request a copy of the final divorce decree or judgment. Each county courthouse has its own set of instructions, which frequently include a department to which you should write your letter as well as different costs.

Sample Request Letter For Divorce Records

Your Name
Your Address
City, State, Zip Code


RE: Request for divorce record case number NUMBER

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a formal request for a certified copy of the divorce decree entered in [Name of County, STATE] between myself, [Your Name], and [Spouse’s Name].

The following information will assist in locating the document:

The Date of the Divorce
The Type of Final Decree

I am requesting these documents to prove my divorce for a job application to [Company’s Name].

To cover the request fees, I’ve sent a check for [AMOUNT]. Thank you for taking the time to consider my request. For your convenience, I’ve included a self-addressed stamped envelope.


Your Signature
Your Printed Name
List of Enclosures: Check, Self-addresses Stamped Envelope

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