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Other Names: Legal Document Request Letter
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What is a Legal Records Request Letter?

A Legal Records Request Letter can be a simple way to obtain copies of your important legal documents. If you need a marriage certificate, adoption papers, or anything legal - a Legal Records Request Letter can be a good first step to getting you the document you need. 
If your filing system hasn't lived up to expectations a Legal Records Request Letter can help you quickly get a copy of any of your legal records. There are a lot of times you might need legal records - changing your name on your passport or getting remarried, and if you don't have your own copies you'll need to get them from somewhere. Maybe your files were destroyed in an accident, maybe you don't want to give up your own copy, or perhaps you simply lost a document. Fortunately, the courthouses and records offices can help you out; and having your request in writing can help move things along smoothly, especially if you need the document in a hurry. Your Legal Records Request Letter can help get you what you need when you need it.

When to use a Legal Records Request Letter:

  • You need a copy of a legal record from a courthouse.
  • You've lost one of your legal documents.
  • You need to provide a legal record to a company or government agency.

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Legal Records Office



Re: Request for marriage certificate



Please forward to my attention certified of the following legal document(s):


Marriage certificate for and .


To assist you in locating the requested document, I am providing the following information:


Date of Marriage:

Place of Marriage

- City:

- County:

- State:


Enclosed is my in the amount of for the requested copy. For your convenience, I have also enclosed a self-addressed stamped envelope. . or . Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter.









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