There are a lot of reasons why individuals would want documentations on annulments. For some, it is crucial to know the marital history of a potential spouse while others need it for legal reasons like child support, property settlement and so on. In America, obtaining divorce records, birth certificate, marriage certificate and etc. varies from one state to another. Most of the time, they are maintained per county, however following the specified total of years, these documents are transferred and also stored in the state government directory.
The process of obtaining documents from official organizations (state, federal, etc) that have these documents on file, e.g. retrieval of official copies of certificate of incorporation, amendment, merger from state department; retrieval of official copies of birth, death, marriage certificates for Vital Records Offices; retrieval of official copies of Divorce decrees from Courts, etc.