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Wyoming Marriage Laws

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007
Posted by Priscilla

Getting married in Wyoming requires that a couple pick up a marriage license from the local clerks office. There are some basic requirements that must be met before a marriage license is issued.

Some type of valid identification must be presented by the couple when they apply for a ... continue reading

Wisconsin Marriage Laws

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007
Posted by Priscilla

In the state of Wisconsin a marriage license is acquired from a county clerk office. The license is the only way to make the marriage legal. What does a couple have to do in order to apply for a marriage license?

The couple must apply for the license at ... continue reading

Virginia Marriage Laws

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007
Posted by Priscilla

A marriage license in Virginia is obtained from the clerk’s office in the various counties or cities of the state. The license is required to make the marriage legal.

Both parties must bring a valid picture ID and a certified copy of a birth certificate. It is required that ... continue reading

West Virginia Marriage Laws

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007
Posted by Priscilla

There are many reasons a couple decides to get married. The most obvious is they want to spend the rest of their lives together. In West Virginia a couple can make their dreams come true by going to their local county clerk’s office and apply for a marriage license.

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Washington Marriage Laws

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007
Posted by Priscilla

The state of Washington requires a couple to apply for a marriage license before they participate in a wedding ceremony. There are a few rules that must be followed to pick up the marriage license.

The couple must go to the local county clerk’s office to pick up a ... continue reading

Vermont Marriage Laws

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007
Posted by Priscilla

When a marriage license is issued in Vermont a couple still has to go through the marriage ceremony and have an officiant sign the document.  Once that is completed, the couple is officially married. However, what did a couple have to do to get the marriage certificate?

The couple ... continue reading

Utah Marriage Laws

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007
Posted by Priscilla

A couple wanted to be married in the state of Utah and needed a marriage license.  What would that couple need and where would they pick up the license?

Residency is not required to apply for a marriage license in the state of Utah.  However, both the bride and ... continue reading

South Carolina Marriage Laws

Monday, November 26th, 2007
Posted by Priscilla

A marriage ceremony takes a lot of planning and patience. With all the planning and preparation, what about the one thing that makes the ceremony worthwhile? What about the marriage license? Marriages in South Carolina must be verified by the person performing the ceremony and the signatures on the marriage ... continue reading

Rhode Island Marriage Laws

Monday, November 26th, 2007
Posted by Priscilla

When a couple commits to being married they are saying to the world that they love each other and are willing to spend the rest of their lives together. In Rhode Island this union has to be made official by the purchasing of a marriage license from the state.

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Texas Marriage Laws

Monday, November 26th, 2007
Posted by Priscilla

A couple has to pick up a marriage license in Texas to validate the ceremony performed in front of family, friends and witnesses.  That license must also be validated by the clergy member or officiant that performs the marriage ceremony.

The couple can appear in front of the county ... continue reading

Tennessee Marriage Laws

Monday, November 26th, 2007
Posted by Priscilla

Most couples apply for their marriage license within 30 days of the ceremony.  This makes it easier for the couple to keep up with the license and avoids any unnecessary confusion.  What does a couple have to do in Tennessee to apply for a marriage license?

The couple must ... continue reading

South Dakota Marriage Laws

Monday, November 26th, 2007
Posted by Priscilla

If a couple wants to be married in South Dakota they will need a marriage license to make the marriage legal.  There are a few things that a couple must do to get the license.

First, a couple does not have to be residents of South Dakota to apply ... continue reading

Pennsylvania Marriage Laws

Friday, November 23rd, 2007
Posted by Priscilla

Marriage in the state of Pennsylvania requires that a man and a woman go to the clerk’s office and pick up a marriage license.  However, there are a few requirements that must be followed to make the marriage valid in Pennsylvania.

First both parties must be present at the ... continue reading

Oregon Marriage Laws

Friday, November 23rd, 2007
Posted by Priscilla

When a marriage license is issued to a couple in Oregon it does not mean they are married.  There are other requirements that must be met after the marriage license is handed to them.  What did the couple have to do to get the license in the first place?

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Oklahoma Marraige Laws

Friday, November 23rd, 2007
Posted by Priscilla

Marcia and Brad waned to get married in Oklahoma.  They asked a few people questions concerning the laws regarding a marriage license in Oklahoma and were told there are a few things that the couple must have before they pick up the license.  One of the more important suggestions was ... continue reading

Ohio Marraige Laws

Friday, November 23rd, 2007
Posted by Priscilla

Marriage in the state of Ohio is an event that people look forward to whether or not it is their marriage.  Each state has varying rules when it comes to marriage. It is important to check with the Ohio clerk when an application for a marriage requested because rules change. ... continue reading

North Dakota Marraige Laws

Friday, November 23rd, 2007
Posted by Priscilla

There are many people that get married in North Dakota but do they understand the rules and regulations about marriage?  There is more than going downtown and getting a marriage license with the future spouse.  Let’s talk about some of the rules that govern marriage in North Dakota.

In ... continue reading

North Carolina Marraige Laws

Friday, November 23rd, 2007
Posted by Priscilla

Marriage in North Carolina requires a marriage license to be legal.  There are a few things that must be done in order to receive a marriage license in North Carolina.  Once these are completed, it is easy to get married.

When a couple decides to be married in North ... continue reading

New York Marriage Laws

Wednesday, November 21st, 2007
Posted by Priscilla

Getting married in New York requires a couple to get a marriage license from on of the clerk’s offices throughout the state.

Most of the time the bride and the groom pick up the marriage license at least 30 days before the marriage ceremony. There are a few things ... continue reading

New Mexico Marriage Laws

Wednesday, November 21st, 2007
Posted by Priscilla

New Mexico is a little different when it comes to picking up a marriage license. There is a hotline that is available for couples to call when they have questions regarding getting married and picking up a marriage license. The number is 505-768-4314.

When a couple applies for a ... continue reading

New Hampshire Marriage Laws

Wednesday, November 21st, 2007
Posted by Priscilla

Natalie and Jeff sat down at the table and smiled at each other. They have grown up in the same neighborhood and they were finally married this year. What did this young couple have to do in New Hampshire to get a marriage license?

The couple had to go ... continue reading

New Jersey Marriage Laws

Wednesday, November 21st, 2007
Posted by Priscilla

Marriage is a union that is sanctioned by law and usually religion. When a couple decides to get married in New Jersey, they are making a commitment to each other. In order to make this commitment legal, they must have a marriage license.

Before anyone can get married in ... continue reading

Nevada Marriage Laws

Tuesday, November 20th, 2007
Posted by Priscilla

What happens in Nevada stays in Nevada, at least that is what is said in Las Vegas, the marriage capital of the United States. Now everyone that comes to Nevada to be married and they have a variety of ways to get married. So what are the rules for the ... continue reading

Nebraska Marriage Laws

Tuesday, November 20th, 2007
Posted by Priscilla

When a couple applies for a marriage license in Nebraska they should apply no more than thirty days before the marriage ceremony. The couple needs the marriage license for their marriage to be considered legal. The rules are different from state to state. Let’s look at the rules for marriage ... continue reading

Montana Marriage Laws

Tuesday, November 20th, 2007
Posted by Priscilla

When a marriage license is issued in Montana it does not mean a couple is legally married. A ceremony is required to make the marriage official. First a couple has to pick up a marriage license from the local clerk’s office.

In order to get a marriage license both ... continue reading

Missouri Marriage Laws

Tuesday, November 20th, 2007
Posted by Priscilla

Two people in Missouri wanted to get married immediately however they found out there were a few laws that they had to follow that made them wait to get married. When a couple has the desire to be married in Missouri they both must apply for a marriage license. The ... continue reading

Mississippi Marriage Laws

Tuesday, November 20th, 2007
Posted by Priscilla

Marriage in Mississippi is a union that requires a marriage license. A marriage license is ordered from the clerk’s office in all of the counties in Mississippi. In order to pick up the marriage license both parties must have valid ID.  The valid ID can be a driver’s license or ... continue reading

Minnesota Marriage Laws

Thursday, November 15th, 2007
Posted by Priscilla

Minnesota is a little different when it comes to the items needed for the marriage license.  The applicants must provide a valid state issued ID an d their social security number when applying.  Only one person must show up to apply for the marriage license.  The applicant will need the ... continue reading

Michigan Marriage Laws

Thursday, November 15th, 2007
Posted by Priscilla

Marriage is the legal institution where a couple is united as one.  There many people that get married in Michigan but do they really understand the rules and regulations about marriage?  There is a little more to it then going downtown and getting a marriage license with the future spouse.  ... continue reading

Massachusetts Marriage Laws

Thursday, November 15th, 2007
Posted by Priscilla

The state of Massachusetts requires that all marriages that take place there are certified by laws with a marriage license.  Normally proof of age and identification are required to receive a marriage license in Massachusetts.

In order to get a marriage license both parties must be present to pick ... continue reading