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Divorce Records in Colorado

Colorado Divorces are regulated by the states in which the divorce is filed. The divorce records are stored in that state at the Colorado County Divorce Records office that had jurisdiction over the divorce. Some states also maintain a state repository as a central location for all of the divorce records.

Requests for certified copies should be made at the Prothonotary Office of the Colorado County Divorce Records courthouse. Not all of the courthouse have a Prothonotary Office, however, another office will have the records. Although the state repository can locate copies of divorce records for you, in most cases they will not be certified.

Since divorce records are usually filed under the husbandís name, this should be included with your request. The search should begin at the County Divorce Records that had jurisdiction over the divorce. If this isnít known, then you may search the state one County Divorce Records at a time. Each Colorado County Divorce Records office will request a small fee for the search. Moreover, since each County Divorce Records will take between two to ten days to complete its search, this might take quite a while.

Another and more efficient way to search would be to submit a request through the central office first. The results would provide the name of the County Divorce Records, and you could then begin your search in earnest.

Additionally, you can conduct a search for current and past spouses. Typically, this type of search will produce a list of all known spouses and their addresses at the time of the marriage. In turn, this list can either produce the names of the counties or be used to generate them.

Basic information about each divorced couple is included in their divorce records. The husbandís full name, the wifeís full name including her maiden name, and the name of the County Divorce Records where the divorce was filed are included in the document. Also listed are the recorded filing date of the divorce, the actual date of the finalized divorce, and a certificate number for identification purposes. Occasionally, the number of the coupleís children under the age of eighteen at the time the divorce was filed is also listed by some states.

Providing unnecessary information will not speed up the search, except in the case of genealogical searches, where little information is available and additional information can prove useful. Genealogical searches usually take longer than the typical two to ten days due to the fact that they are not as high up on the priority list and less useful information is usually provided with the request.

To obtain a copy of a Colorado divorce record, complete the following steps as closely as possible.

1. Print or type each name and address clearly to avoid confusion. This includes the full name of both the husband and the wife. The maiden name should be included for the wife.
2. Keep your request brief and to the point.
3. Limit your request to one document.
4. Include the full names of the individuals, including nicknames and alternate spellings that may have been used.
5. Include the full address of the individual at the time of the divorce, including street, city or town, and state. If you know the County Divorce Records in which the divorce took place, include that as well.
6. Include the date that the divorce was finalized. If you do not have this piece of information available, include a time frame for the search. Generally, it is best to specify a short span of years for an unknown year search. You can always expand the number of years that you search, and a shorter span will lead to a shorter search. You can expect to pay an additional fee for searches such as this that require more effort.
7. Include contact information where you can be reached in the event that more information is required. Include a daytime telephone number, as well as, an evening telephone number. You may also include a fax number or an e-mail address.
8. You should include your relationship to the individualís listed in your search request.
9. You should include the purpose of your request.
10. Print your name clearly and sign your request. Some states may also require additional identifying information on you as well, including a driverís license number.
11. Include a SASE, or self addressed stamped envelope with your request for a speedier delivery.
12. Include the date that you mail your request with your correspondence.

A list of the local County Divorce Records courthouses for Colorado is provided here in alphabetical order.

Adams County Divorce Records
Adams County Health Department
7000 E. Bellview, Suite #301
Englewood, CO 80111-1628
Telephone: (303) 220-9200

Alamosa County Divorce Records
Alamosa County Divorce Records Registrar
402 Edison Avenue
P.O. Box 630
Alamosa, CO 81101
Telephone: (719) 589-6681

Arapahoe County Divorce Records
Arapahoe Health Department
7000 E. Bellview, Suite #301
Englewood, CO 80111-1628
Telephone: (303) 220-9200

Archuleta County Divorce Records
Archuleta County Clerk
P.O. Box 148
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147-0148
Telephone: (970) 264-2400

Baca County Divorce Records
Baca County Clerk
P.O. Box 116
Springfield, CO 81073-0116
Telephone: (719) 523-4555

Bent County Divorce Records
Bent County Clerk
701 Park Avenue
Las Animas, CO 81054
Telephone: (719) 456-6042

Boulder County Divorce Records
Boulder County Divorce Records Health Dept
3450 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80304
Telephone: (303) 441-1100

Chaffee County Divorce Records
Chaffee County Clerk
P.O. Box 699
Salida, CO 81201-0699
Telephone: (719) 539-6031

Cheyenne County Divorce Records
Cheyenne County Clerk
P.O. Box 67
Cheyenne Wells, CO 80810-0067
Telephone: (719) 767-5649

Clear Creek County Divorce Records
Clear Creek County Clerk
P.O. Box 2000
Georgetown, CO 80444-2000
Telephone: (970) 569-3273

Conejos County Divorce Records
Conejos County Clerk
P.O. Box 157
Conejos, CO 81129-0157
Telephone: (719) 376-5927

Costilla County Divorce Records
Costilla County Clerk
P.O. Box 100
San Luis, CO 81152
Telephone: (719) 672-3681

Crowley County Divorce Records
Crowley County Divorce Records Local Registrar
6th and Main
P.O. Box 186
Ordway, CO 81063
Telephone: (719) 267-3546

Custer County Divorce Records
Custer County Clerk
205 South Sixth Street
Westcliffe, CO 81252
Telephone: (719) 783-9067

Delta County Divorce Records
Delta County Clerk & Recorder
501 Palmer, Ste 211
Delta, CO 81416
Telephone: (970) 874-2150

Denver County Divorce Records
Denver County Divorce Records Vital Records
605 Bannock Street, Rm 302
Denver, CO 80204
Telephone: (303) 436-7351

Dolores County Divorce Records
Dolores County Clerk
P.O. Box 614
Dove Creek, CO 81324-0614
Telephone: (970) 677-2258

Douglas County Divorce Records
Douglas County Clerk
7000 E. Bellview, Suite #301
Englewood, CO 80111-1628
Telephone: (303) 220-9200

Eagle County Divorce Records
Eagle County Clerk & Recorder
551 Broadway
Eagle, CO 81631-0850
Telephone: (970) 328-8816

El Paso County Divorce Records
El Paso County Health Department
Vital Statistics Section
301 South Union Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80910
Telephone: (719) 520-7475

Elbert County Divorce Records
Elbert County Health Department
33817 Blue Bird Lane
Elizabeth, CO 80107
Telephone: (303) 646-4127

Fremont County Divorce Records
Fremont County Divorce Records Local Registrar
611 Main Street
P.O. Box 190
Canon City, CO 81215
Telephone: (719) 275-1556

Garfield County Divorce Records
Garfield County Clerk
109 8th St., Suite 200
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
Telephone: (970) 945-2377 Ext 1950

Gilpin County Divorce Records
Gilpin County Clerk and Recorder
P.O. Box 366
Central City, CO 80427-0366
Telephone: (970) 582-5321

Grand County Divorce Records
Grand County Clerk
Courthouse
308 Byers Avenue
Hot Sulphur Springs, CO 80451
Telephone: (970) 725-3347 Ext 210

Gunnison County Divorce Records
Gunnison County Divorce Records Dept of Human Services
225 North Pine St., Ste A
Gunnison, CO 81230
Telephone: (970) 641-3244

Hinsdale County Divorce Records
Hinsdale County Clerk
P.O. Box 403
Lake City, CO 81235
Telephone: (970) 944-2227

Huerfano County Divorce Records
Huerfano County Clerk
400 Main Street, Ste 201
Walsenburg, CO 81089-2034
Telephone: (719) 738-2370

Jackson County Divorce Records
Jackson County Clerk
P.O. Box 337
Walden, CO 80480-0337
Telephone: (970) 723-4363

Jefferson County Divorce Records
Jefferson County Divorce Records Vital Records
Dakota Building
800 Jefferson County Divorce Records Parkway, Ste 1300
Golden, CO 80401
Telephone: (303) 271-6450

Kiowa County Divorce Records
Kiowa County Clerk
P.O. Box 37
Eads, CO 81036-0037
Telephone: (719) 438-5531

Kit Carson County Divorce Records
Kit Carson County Clerk
251 6th Street
Burlington, CO 80807-0248
Telephone: (719) 346-5950

La Plata County Divorce Records
La Plata County Clerk
San Juan Basin Health Department
281 Sawyer Drive
P.O. Box 140
Durango, CO 81302
Telephone: (970) 247-5702 Ext 201

Lake County Divorce Records
Lake County Clerk
P.O. Box 964
Leadville, CO 80461
Telephone: (719) 486-0334

Larimer County Divorce Records
Larimer County Divorce Records Vital Statistics Office
1525 Blue Spruce Dr.
Fort Collins, CO 80524
Telephone: (970) 498-6710

Las Animas County Divorce Records
Las Animas County Divorce Records Health Dept
412 Benedicta Ave
Trinidad, CO 81082
Telephone: (719) 846-2213

Lincoln County Divorce Records
Lincoln County Clerk
P.O. Box 67
Hugo, CO 80821
Telephone: (719) 743-2455

Logan County Divorce Records
Logan County Clerk
Northeast Colorado Health Dept
700 Columbine
Sterling, CO 80751
Telephone: (970) 522-3741

Mesa County Divorce Records
Mesa County Health Department
515 Patterson Road
Grand Junction, CO 81506
Telephone: (970) 248-6900

Mineral County Divorce Records
Mineral County Clerk
P.O. Box 70
Creede, CO 81130-0070
Telephone: (719) 658-2575

Moffat County Divorce Records
Moffat County Clerk
221 W. Victory Way
Craig, CO 81625-2732
Telephone: (970) 824-8254

Montezuma County Divorce Records
Montezuma County Clerk & Recorder
109 W. Main St., Room 108
Cortez, CO 81321
Telephone: (303) 565-3728

Montrose County Divorce Records
Montrose County Clerk & Recorder
320 S. 1st Street, Rm 101
P.O. Box 1289
Montrose, CO 81402
Telephone: (970) 249-3362

Morgan County Divorce Records
Morgan County Divorce Records Vital Records
Northeast Colorado Health Department
228 W. Railroad
Fort Morgan, CO 80701
Telephone: (970) 867-4918

Otero County Divorce Records
Otero County Clerk
P.O. Box 511
La Junta, CO 81050-0511
Telephone: (719) 384-4721

Ouray County Divorce Records
Ouray County Clerk
P.O. Box C
Ouray, CO 81427-0615
Telephone: (970) 325-4405

Park County Divorce Records
Park County Clerk
P.O. Box 220
Fairplay, CO 80440-0220
Telephone: (719) 836-4222

Phillips County Divorce Records
Phillips County Clerk
221 S. Interocean Ave.
Holyoke, CO 80734-1534
Telephone: (303) 854-3279

Pitkin County Divorce Records
Pitkin County Clerk
530 E. Main St.
Aspen, CO 81611
Telephone: (970) 920-5180

Prowers County Divorce Records
Prowers County Clerk
P.O. Box 1046
Lamar, CO 81052-1046
Telephone: (719) 336-7416

Pueblo County Divorce Records
Pueblo County Clerk
151 Central Main
Pueblo, CO 81003
Telephone: (719) 583-4306

Rio Blanco County Divorce Records
Rio Blanco County Clerk
P.O. Box 1150
Meeker, CO 81641
Telephone: (970) 878-5068

Rio Grande County Divorce Records
Rio Grande County Clerk
1035 Park Avenue
P.O. Box 530
Monte Vista, CO 81144
Telephone: (719) 852-2731

Routt County Divorce Records
Routt County Clerk
P.O. Box 773598
Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
Telephone: (970) 870-5556

Saguache County Divorce Records
Saguache County Clerk
P.O. Box 356
Saguache, CO 81149-0356
Telephone: (719) 655-2616

San Juan County Divorce Records
San Juan County Clerk
P.O. Box 466
Silverton, CO 81433
Telephone: (970) 387-5671

San Miguel County Divorce Records
San Miguel County Office of the Treasurer
P.O. Box 488
Telluride, CO 81435
Telephone: (970) 728-4451

Sedgwick County Divorce Records
Sedgwick County Clerk
P.O. Box 3
Julesburg, CO 80737-0003
Telephone: (970) 474-3627

Summit County Divorce Records
Summit County Clerk & Recorder
P.O. Box 1538
Breckenridge, CO 80424
Telephone: (970) 453-3471

Teller County Divorce Records
Teller County Clerk & Recorder
101 W. Bennett Ave
P.O. Box 1010
Cripple Creek, CO 80813
Telephone: (719) 689-2951

Washington County Divorce Records
Washington County Clerk
150 Ash
Akron, CO 80720-1510
Telephone: (970) 345-2756

Weld County Divorce Records
Weld County Health Department
1555 N. 17th Avenue
Greeley, CO 80631-3811
Telephone: (970) 304-6410

Yuma County Divorce Records
Yuma County Health Department
221 South Main
Wray, CO 80759
Telephone: (970) 848-3878
 

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