San Diego Divorce Records - How to Request or Get Copies of San Diego Divorce Records from the San Diego County Superior Court
Requesting copies of your San Diego Divorce Records for a divorce in San Diego California can be done through the San Diego Superior Court by in-person or by mail. You can locate a specific case by either using the court's online case search tool or going to the San Diego courthouse where the case was heard.
Disclaimer: Before acting on any of the information provided on this page, please contact the San Diego court records department to get the most up-to-date information, costs, and how you should go about requesting copies of your records.
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San Diego Divorce Records In Person Request
San Diego divorce records can be obtained in-person at the San Diego court or branch location where the divorce record is located.
If you do not know the case number some court locations have a public computer where you can look it up. For cases from 1880 to 1964, go to Central Records where the index is located. Provide the court staff at the counter with the case number. Order copies from the microfiche/microfilm or file at 50 cents per page. (A page is defined as one side of a document.) You must pay for the copies before they are made.
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San Diego Divorce Records by Mail
To obtain San Diego divorce records via mail, you'll want to mail a request for copies to the office where the record is located, along with appropriate fee.
Send a letter to the San Diego court facility where the case was heard. In the letter, write:
The case number
The names of the parties involved
The names of the documents you want to have copied from the court file
Be aware there is a research fee if the search for the documents you have requested takes more than 10 minutes (GC§70627(c)).
To make payment for a San Diego divorce record requested via mail, you'll need to include a stamped, self-addressed envelope to have your copies returned to you by mail. If you do not know how many pages are in the documents that you are requesting or whether a research fee will be charged, make your check payable to "Superior Court" and write on the Memo line Not to exceed $ _____ (on the Memo line you can specify an amount: $20, $30 or whatever you think will cover the cost). A receipt indicating the fee charged will be mailed back to you with your copies.
Viewing San Diego Divorce Records Online
The online case search is used to find basic information on a case and its location. The following information will help you locate a divorce court record online: The name of a party associated with the case, or the case number, or the District Attorney (DA) case number
If you need legal advice or legal information about your San Diego divorce case you'd do well to consult with a San Diego divorce lawyer.
|San Diego Divorce Record Locations
San Diego File Locations by Family Court Location
1555 Sixth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
Family Records Dept: (619) 450-7777
North County Regional Center
South Building, 1st Floor
325 South Melrose
Vista, CA 92081
Family Records Dept: (760) 201-8600 x140
East County Regional Center
1st Floor - Business Office West
250 East Main Street
El Cajon, CA 92020
Family Records Dept: (619) 456-4100
South County Regional Center
500 Third Avenue
Chula Vista, CA 91910
Family Records Dept: (619) 746-6200
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