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County Clerk

Court Records

(845) 291-3083

The public can view any legal/court documents, other than matrimonial or sealed records. Matrimonial records are listed on record room’s computer screens but not accessible to the general public. Matrimonial documents can only be viewed by the parties to the action and the attorney’s of record.

For family court judgments, consult with that court for relevant information. Please observe the following guidelines when ordering documents for copying:

  • Give the index number
  • Give the type of record sought
  • Give a filing date
  • Give the name of parties or a business name

Divorce Records

Divorce records are obtainable by the plaintiff, defendant or their attorneys of record (identification required) from the Court Papers section of the County Clerk’s Office. It could take a minimum of five days to obtain a certified copy of divorce files. You may review/obtain a divorce file that you are not a party to by presenting a notarized statement (specifically stating the documents needing to be reviewed, obtained or certified) from one of the litigants or with a court order. Identification of the person granted permission using notarized statement MUST be presented at time of request.

No Fault Divorce Actions

Information and forms regarding No Fault Divorce Actions may be obtained from the following web site:

http://www.nycourts.gov/divorce/pdfs/Divorce-Packet-Instructions.pdf

Marriage & Birth Certificates 

The Orange County Clerk’s Office does not issue or file marriage licenses. To obtain or get a copy of your Marriage License, you need to contact your city or town clerk. For a copy of your Birth Certificate, contact the clerk where you were born.

City of:
Middletown 346-4150
Newburgh 569-7311
Port Jervis 858-4014

Village of:
Goshen 294-6750
(only if you were born in the village of Goshen)

Town of:
Blooming Grove 496-3895 Monroe 782-8221
Chester 469-2277 Montgomery 457-2660
Cornwall 534-9100 Mount Hope 386-1460
Crawford 744-2029 New Windsor 563-4611
Deerpark 856-5705 Newburgh 564-4554
Goshen 294-6250 Tuxedo 351-4411
Greenville 856-5064 Wallkill 692-7826
Hamptonburgh 427-2424 Warwick 986-1124
Highlands 446-4280 Wawayanda 355-5700
Minisink 726-3700 Woodbury 928-6829


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