Question: How are divorces recorded?

Where are divorces recorded?

Record information for divorce filings is available at the Los Angeles Superior Court where the divorce was filed. If the Superior Court location is not known, information can be obtained at the County Courthouse by calling at (213) 830-0803 or going to 111 North Hill St., Los Angeles, CA, 90012.

Do they put divorces in the newspaper?

If you cannot find your spouse, you can request permission from the court to publish a notice of the divorce in the newspaper or post a notice in the courthouse. This is called a Motion to Serve by Publication or Posting.

Can you see when someone files for divorce?

Ask the court clerk’s office for help. The counter clerk can look records up for you and confirm whether a divorce has been filed. If so, you can get copies of the documents for a small fee.

Are marriage records public?

Marriage licenses and divorces are public records and are available to anyone that requests them. Divorce records can be sealed under certain situations.

Can I get a copy of my divorce certificate online?

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Can my husband leave me homeless?

He cannot make you leave the family residence unless you voluntarily leave or you committed physical violence on him. You obviously need an attorney and must file for a Divorce.

Can my husband divorce me without me knowing?

Your spouse cannot easily divorce you without your knowledge; the court will do all it can to make sure measures are taken to serve you with papers. If you refuse to respond to your spouse’s divorce petition, it will delay the process, but not prevent divorce altogether.

Why do divorce papers have to be served by someone else?

This lets your spouse know that papers have been filed at the courthouse to start the divorce process. It also lets them know what is being asked for and how much time they have to respond. For the divorce to actually proceed, the court will need proof that your spouse was served with the petition.

Can someone divorce you without you knowing?

The Court does not make it easy to divorce a spouse without their knowledge. … If the other spouse refuses to sign those papers and/or fails to respond to the proceedings, it may be possible to obtain a default judgment soon after – undermining the refuser’s rights to spousal support, property and retirement benefits.