Get a copy of your divorce record
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What you need for Get a copy of your divorce record
To receive a certified copy of your divorce record / decree, you'll need your docket number.
- If you don't know what your docket number is:
The court where your case was heard will be the court in the county you got divorced in. If you are not sure of the county, contact any court and they can search for your case by name. Court staff will ask you for the case type, the first and last names of the parties, and the city/town the divorce was filed in so they can assist you.
Complete the Request for Copies form and mail or bring the form and payment to the courthouse you're requesting a copy of the court record from.
Note: If you're looking for a historic record, please see Accessing Court Archives.
Fees for Get a copy of your divorce record
Payments must be made by attorney's check, money order, bank certified check or bank cashier's check. All payments should be made out to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
|Certificate of divorce absolute||$20||each|
|Certified copy of a judgment of divorce nisi (This does not include any supporting documents)||$20||each|
|Certified copy of a divorce separation agreement (If you need the total number of pages, please contact the court where the case was filed)||$20||first page plus .05 cents for each additional page|