Can a notary public perform a marriage ceremony in maryland?

Answer Notaries are not licensed to perform marriage ceremonies in Maryland. According to Maryland state law, any clerk, deputy clerk, judge, or official of a religious body can perform a marriage ceremon... Read More »

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Can a florida notary perform marriage ceremonies?

A notary public of Florida can legally perform a marriage ceremony if the couple has a marriage license from an authorized Florida official (not one obtained in any other state) and if the notary p... Read More »

Can a notary perform marriage ceremonies in north carolina?

Notaries are not legal officiants for performing marriages in North Carolina. According to the state, any ordained minister authorized by a church as well as any magistrate can perform marriage ce... Read More »

Can a Maryland notary public certify a true copy?

According to "Handbook for Maryland Notaries Public from the Office of the Secretary of State," a notary public in Maryland has no authority to certify a true copy of a public or private document.... Read More »

Does it mean you have filed for marriage when your name appears in the public record for a marriage?

Individuals who seek to marry apply for a marriage license--a legal document authorizing the marriage. The couple completes a portion of the license before the ceremony, and the officiant signs and... Read More »