Divorce files are available to the plaintiff or defendant or their attorney of record. Divorce papers cannot be released to any other interested party. You may view or receive copies of a divorce case by mailing in a notarized letter stating the parties involved, the index number, the filing date and the type of records sought. If you appear in person at our office you must have valid identification (driver’s license, non-driver ID, US Passport, or other state or federally issued identification with a photo).
The fee to prepare and certify is $5.00 for the first 4 pages, $1.25 each additional page with a maximum fee of $40.00. For non-certified copies, the fee is $0.65 per page. If you wish to mail your request, the fee can be paid by check or money order payable to the Ulster County Clerk's Office. If your fee is unknown, under the memo section of your check write "not to exceed $40.00" and leave the amount in words blank. Please complete the Request for Copies of Sealed Matrimonial Records form and be advised your signature on this form MUST be notarized.