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A marriage license can be obtained at the County Clerk's office.
The Groom (male) and Bride (female) must be at least eighteen (18) years of age to obtain a marriage license. The Groom (male) and the Bride (female) are required to apply for the marriage license together in person and submit one of the following forms of identification:
A Fee of $107.50 is required when applying for the Marriage License. If you have a "Certificate of Completion" form from the County Clerk's office completed and notarized by the Counselor/Minister the fee is $45.00.
A Civil Ceremony is available in the Clerk's Office. There is no additional cost for this service and no appointment is required.
Only upon return of the signed documents will the clerk provide the Bride and Groom with their Marriage Certificate. The couple can pick-up their certificate at the County Clerk's office; the certificate will not be mailed.
The Marriage License is valid for thirty (30) days, including the day it is applied for. If you are not married within the thirty (30) days, you are required to return all marriage documents to the address shown above.
The Officiant (person who performs the marriage ceremony) is required to return the Marriage License within three (3) days after the date of the Marriage.
Frequently Asked Questions
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