What is a formal marriage?
Two persons desiring to enter into a ceremonial marriage must obtain a marriage license from the County Clerk of any county in this state.

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1. What year do your marriage records start?
2. Are any of your marriage records available electronically?
3. What is a formal marriage?
4. What is an informal marriage (common law)?
5. How do I obtain a copy of my marriage license?
6. When will the license be issued?
7. How long must I wait after acquiring my license?
8. What is the cost for obtaining a marriage license?
9. What type of identification do I need to present in order to obtain a marriage license?
10. Do I have to have my Social Security Card?
11. Do both parties have to be present at the same time license is purchased?
12. Do I have to purchase a marriage license in the county in which I am getting married?
13. Who can perform the ceremony?
14. How long does it take to get my original license back after I am married?
15. Can I get a certified copy of my divorce decree?