Can you get married in a different state than your marriage license? If so, how do you file it? Do you need to get married in the same state where the license was obtained, or can it be filed in a different state?
Hello. Thanks for reaching out with your questions. It is important that you and your partner obtain a license well before the wedding date. A poorly performing marriage license may be revoked or your marriage may be pre-marital counseling related. A properly-filed marriage license should be able to be used for both weddings.
Hello, I am married to a man but getting a divorce he lives in tax and I in Cali … my Wife to be now and I wanna get married Could we go to Colorado and get married even if I’m still married to my Ex
Hello Michelle. It is more than likely that you would not be able to remarry in the state of Colorado if you are still married to your ex. You may want to contact the county clerk’s office in the area where you wish to marry for more information on their requirements.
We got married over a yr ago in Vegas, We did not file the wedding cert in Iowa. Our families say it is not legal. Since our marriage is not what we want anymore is everyone right about this? My husband said that’s why he never pushed to file it cuz we rushed into this.
Hello Lisa. If you applied for and received a marriage license prior to your ceremony in Vegas and your certificate was appropriately signed by you, the officiant and any witnesses, then you are legally married. To the best of my knowledge, there is no need to file a marriage certificate directly with the state where you live.
Hi. I was married in Georgia, but we have now moved to Virginia. Our Georgia marriage license was slightly damaged, and we like the look of Virginia marriage licenses better anyway (hehe). Is there anyway to apply for a new marriage license in Virginia?
If you can’t, don’t panic — there are legal ways around it. Here are five of them.
5. Identify which states have residency requirements for obtaining a marriage license. Depending on the state, the requirements for obtaining a marriage license may vary. For example, some states require identification documents like drivers licenses, state IDs, military IDs, and/or school records, while other states only require that you show proof of residency.
Identifying which states have residency requirements for obtaining a marriage license can be challenging, so be sure to talk to your
If you are considering getting married in a state other than Kentucky, you should also be aware of the many other options. If you are traveling to Kentucky, you may want to check with the county clerk’s office first to make sure they have all the details covered. And if you are getting married in a state other than Kentucky, you should also be aware of the many other options.
Can you get married in a different state than your marriage license?
We are sorry to hear about your house fire. If you wish to get married in a different state, it should be no problem to do so. Just keep your marriage license with you at all times.
Do I need to get the license in person at the county clerk’s office or will it be possible to get a signed copy through my county’s website?
A marriage license is only as good as the officiant who performs the ceremony. The best way to ensure that you get a photo ID for your ceremony is to use a valid photo ID that includes your date of birth and a picture of you with your spouse.
My Fiance and I live in Ohio but plan to Elope in Niagara Falls, Canada. I will not be changing my last name. So will i have to rwport to anyone when we get back? Also we have signed and notirized a form as far as our assets and debt if something would happen to us.
Thank you for your question, and congratulations. While you may not be changing your name after getting married, you will still need to file the marriage license in the state where you currently live. This will ensure that your marriage is officially recorded, and that you and your spouse will have all the legal rights associated with the marriage. You may also wish to notify your banks, credit card companies, insurance companies, etc. as they may require updated marital status information. Best wishes on your upcoming ceremony.
I got my marriage license in St Clair county Michigan but married in Wayne county michigan. Is my marriage valid? Someone said it wasn’t if it wasn’t in the same county as I applied in that I married
Hello Greg. We suggest you contact the Clerk’s office in the West Virginia County where the marriage took place for more information as to whether they recognize out of state marriage licences.
I think i can…if i remarry in the same state that im already married to someone else.
Hello Vickie. Your marriage will more than likely be a matter of public record in the jurisdiction where you got married but there probably is no legal notice sent from one state to the other.