How Can You Find Marriage License Information?


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Marriage licenses are issued by the county in which you reside, and are subject to the marriage licensing laws of the state in which you reside. Typically, a clerk's office within one of your county's government buildings, such as the courts building, specifically handles the issuance of marriage licenses.

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Some states prohibit marriages or certain individuals due to their age or sex, and the people who are able to obtain a marriage license in one state may not be allowed to obtain a marriage license in another state. Some states do not recognize marriage licenses issued by a different state.

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