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<p>Statistics for births, deaths, and marriages are kept by both the county and the state. Divorce records are available through Superior Court in the county where the divorce was filed; the County Clerk Recorder's Office does not maintain records on divorces. Consumers can find county government contact numbers in the government listings of their White Pages phone directories.</p><br>
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<p>Statistics for births, deaths, and marriages are kept by both the county and the state. Divorce records are available through Superior Court in the county where the divorce was filed; the County Clerk Recorder's Office does not maintain records on divorces.</p><br>
   
   
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<p>Statistical records can be ordered from the Department of Health Services, Office of Vital Records by anyone who can provide sufficient identification. However, county records may be confidential and available only to the subject of the record or by court order. Confidentiality policies differ by county.</p><br>
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<p>Statistical records can be ordered from the [http://www.dhs.ca.gov/ '''Department of Health Services, Office of Vital Records]''' by anyone who can provide sufficient identification. However, county records may be confidential and available only to the subject of the record or by court order. Confidentiality policies differ by county.</p>
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'''BIRTHS/DEATHS/MARRIAGES''' <br>
 
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<p>This office maintains a permanent public record of each birth, death, arriage,
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'''<font color="#4AA02C">Department of Health Services</font color="#4AA02C">'''<br>
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(divorce records since 1962) occurring in California since 1905. Provides certified copies of California vital records or searches the permanent central registry
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to verify the occurrence of vital events in California. Directs and monitors functions of approximately 180 local offices which register vital events
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for uniform application of registration laws, policies, and procedures. For
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other records/statistics, consumer should contact county clerk of the county where the event occurred.</p><br>
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'''Department of Health Services'''<br>  
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'''Office of Vital Records'''<br>     
'''Office of Vital Records'''<br>     
1501 Capitol Avenue, MS 5103<br>  
1501 Capitol Avenue, MS 5103<br>  
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'''Mailing Address:''' <br>     
Mail Stop 5103<br>  
Mail Stop 5103<br>  
PO Box 997410<br>  
PO Box 997410<br>  
Sacramento, CA 95899-7410<br>  
Sacramento, CA 95899-7410<br>  
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(916) 445-2684 (recording) <br>
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(916) 445-2684 Recording<br>
[http://www.dhs.ca.gov/ '''www.dhs.ca.gov''']<br>  
[http://www.dhs.ca.gov/ '''www.dhs.ca.gov''']<br>  
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<p>'''Publications available:''' None are offered by the Consumer Information Center</p>
 
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<p>'''See also:''' None</p><br>
 

Revision as of 21:36, 11 October 2010

VITAL STATISTICS

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Statistics for births, deaths, and marriages are kept by both the county and the state. Divorce records are available through Superior Court in the county where the divorce was filed; the County Clerk Recorder's Office does not maintain records on divorces.


Statistical records can be ordered from the Department of Health Services, Office of Vital Records by anyone who can provide sufficient identification. However, county records may be confidential and available only to the subject of the record or by court order. Confidentiality policies differ by county.


Department of Health Services
Office of Vital Records
1501 Capitol Avenue, MS 5103

Mailing Address:
Mail Stop 5103
PO Box 997410
Sacramento, CA 95899-7410
(916) 445-2684 Recording
www.dhs.ca.gov



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