Michigan divorce records are available from the court in the county where the dissolution of marriage took place or from the Community Health, Vital Records Office. If you’re not sure of which county the dissolution of marriage was granted, the Vital Records Office is usually able to verify that the record is on file in which county court. Anyone may request a divorce record in Michigan, so using the information for background check information is a popular option. You can also access your own Michigan divorce record to check for accuracy. Others may be accessing your dissolution of marriage such as in a dating background check or other screening, so it’s crucial to make sure your record is correct.
How To Access Michigan Divorce Records
A dissolution of marriage record is available either in person or by mail through the Vital Records Office in Lansing. The regular mail processing time is 5 weeks, but a Rush order of 3 weeks is available for a $10 fee. The fee for Michigan divorce records is $26 which still applies to the search whether or not the record is found. If you don’t know the year that the dissolution of marriage occurred, each year searched is $12.