Fairfax county is located in Northern Virginia in the United States. As of April 2008, it had an estimated population of 1,015,302. It is surrounded by many counties such as Arlington, Loudoun and Prince William and by independent cities such as Falls Church and Alexandria. The Bureau of Economic Analysis combines the Fairfax County with the city of Falls Church for statistical purposes. Various communities and developments surrounding Fairfax have a Fairfax postal mailing address.
Divorce records are a part of public records and can be easily accessed by the general public. Fairfax County Divorce Records are a decree and contain all the information associated with the divorce proceedings that have taken place in Fairfax.
Virginia Department of Health and Virginia’s Office Of Vital Records is responsible for maintaining the marriage and divorce certificates. The department furnishes certified marriage/divorce certificates for people married in the Commonwealth of Virginia post 6/1912. In Virginia, the state in which Fairfax is located, divorce records become public information 50 years after the date of event. To obtain the desired information from the Office of vital records, you don’t need to have any referrals. You can visit the office during office hours on Monday-Friday between 8am-4.45pm and Saturday 8am-noon.
To obtain Fairfax County Divorce Records, you’ll need to fill a form providing certain details. You can get the request form online by visiting the official website. You can also mail your requests to Office of Vital Records and Health Statistics, P.O. Box 1000 Richmond, VA 23218-1000.
Irrespective of the request method, you’ll need to provide following information to process your request: name, date of divorce, place of divorce, your relationship with the person whose divorce records you wish to obtain, purpose of your request and your telephone number, to obtain Fairfax County Divorce Records.