Arizona Death Records
Death is never an easy topic and quite often it is a sensitive one. When it comes to genealogical researchers, death records are one of the most important aspects of a person's life. Death certificates can greatly help in the making of a family tree as it provides names, dates, locations and possible information on additional relatives. There are different laws that will govern your search for death records.
Arizona death records go as far back as 1878. Any death certificate that's more than 50 years old can be obtained by the public. More recent certificates can only be obtained by members of the family. The administrative code R9-19-405 provides full details on death certificate laws in Arizona. You can order a copy of a death certificate via mail or in person by the Arizona Division of Public Health Services, or through the internet.
Many investigators realize that the information superhighway of the internet contains many record-finding-websites dedicated to this form of information expedition. Not only do you save time and money as you are not required to travel to various institutes all over the state, the search method itself is greatly expedited.