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Massachusetts Birth Records

Perhaps one of the most important records in the life of a person, if not the most important records in the life of a person, would be copies of his own birth records like Massachusetts Birth Records. The reason for this would be because of the fact that these records would be requested from the person in question no matter where the person in question may go as these records are the best proof that the person is who he claims to be. With these records, a person can establish not only his identity, but also certain rights that come with that identity and are attached to the person in question because of the fact of his birth.

A person would be asked, many times in his life, to provide evidence to prove that he is who he says he is, and one can say that the best thing to do in such a case would be to present government issued identification cards, though one must remember that government issued identification cards could not be issued to a particular person if that person cannot prove that he is who he says he is. It is for this reason that the government would often request for the presentation of Massachusetts Birth Certificates in order that the person who is making the application for the identification card could be accommodated and for that person to be able to prove that he is who he says he is.

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Like all official records of the government, Massachusetts County Vital Records are afforded the presumption of regularity such that the contents of the records are presumed to be true and accurate at all times. The party who would be presenting copies of these records would be under no obligation to prove that the contents of the records that they are presenting are true and accurate, but because the presumption applies only if the records in question were obtained from the proper sources, note that there is the need to prove that the records were obtained from the proper sources before they would be given the presumption in question.

A request for copies of the records in question could be done at both the local or county level and the national or state level. The two levels would have their own associated advantages and disadvantages that would have to be taken into consideration by the person making the request, but ultimately, it is the person who is interested in the records ho would have to decide as to the place where he or she would make the request for the copies of the records. The method for making the request, on the other hand, would depend on the place where the request would be made, though it would usually be either through the mail or in person.

Massachusetts Birth Records Free may be available online through the use of online databases, but do note that these online databases are not official sources of the government, hence, any and all information obtained from them could not be given the presumption of regularity, but do note that they could present information that would be substantially the same as that which could be found from the official sources, and they could present the information faster and more efficiently.

One could make the request for copies of the birth certificates at the state level

  • Obtain the necessary request form and accomplish the same.
  • Determine your required fee and make a money order or personal check to answer for the same.
  • Attach the money order or personal check to the accomplished form.
  • Send the accomplished form together with all other attachments to the department of health for processing.
  • Wait for the department to finish processing your request.

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