Yes. Michigan marriage records are public information and covered by the Michigan FOIA. As public information, the records are mostly available to the general public on request.
Thereof, how do I find marriage records in Michigan?
Copies of marriage verification can be obtained through the local county clerk where the marriage took place, or through the MDHHS Vital Records Office by mail-in requests or in-person requests. Anyone can request these records, as they are public.
Keeping this in consideration, are marriage licenses public record?
Marriage licenses, applications for marriage licenses, and marriage certificates are public records maintained by the clerk of each circuit court.
How do I look up public records in Michigan?
You can find documents filed by Michigan-registered businesses under the respective law at the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. Alternatively, you can request the record you need directly from the Corporations Division by phone, fax or mail.
For 25 years, VitalChek has been an official, government-authorized service for citizens to securely order certified birth certificates and other vital records from official government agencies nationwide.
Certified copies of marriage licenses may be obtained online, in person, or by writing to the Wayne County Clerk, Marriage Certification Dept., 201 Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, Detroit, MI 48226. In addition, individuals can obtain “Rushed Delivery” certified copies of marriage licenses via VitalChek.
Under Michigan Court Rule 8.119(E), there is a strong presumption in favor of public access to court records. You should be able to access any file or document, and the information contained within, unless your access is restricted by statute or a court rule, or has been sealed by the court.
Divorce records (just like marriage, birth and death records) are a matter of public record in Michigan.
Generally, divorce records are considered part of the public record. Some states have no access restrictions—anyone who’s curious can request a copy of any divorce record. Most states, though, limit access to divorce records because of the personal or sensitive information they often contain.