What information is on a marriage license?

Answer The information on a marriage license is regulated by each state. Most have the name of both the bride (including her maiden name) and groom, the date issued, the location of ceremony, contact info... Read More »

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Are the bonds of marriage and a marriage license the same thing?

The term, "bonds of marriage" is a poetic description of the emotional and legal responsibilities people have after they marry. They include being faithful and responsible in your relationship. A m... Read More »

What is the difference between a marriage license and a marriage certificate?

The fundamental difference between a marriage license and a marriage certificate is the order in which they're obtained. A marriage license authorizes two people to marry, while a marriage certific... Read More »

Is marriage valid without a marriage license?

For a marriage to be legally recognized by the U.S. government, a marriage license must be obtained, even if a religious marriage ceremony is also held. Common law marriages still require court val... Read More »

Where do I get my marriage license in DC?

Apply for a marriage license at the Superior Court of D.C. Marriage Bureau. This bureau is located at Room 4485, Moultrie Courthouse, 500 Indiana Ave. NW. After a three-day waiting period, you must... Read More »