California prohibits adoption and foster care agencies from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. Want a friend or family member to perform the ceremony? Belforti was re-elected by a substantial margin.
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Be advised that some California counties will only accept cash. You and your intended can tie the knot immediately or wait up to ninety days before the license expires. Related Articles. Either applicant is a lifetime sex or violent offender, unless the individual submits an affidavit stating under the penalties of perjury that the individual has provided written notice of the person's A intent to marry, and B intended married name; to the local law enforcement authority in the county of conviction and in the person's county of residence.
If you choose to complete the application in person, consider making an appointment. California birth, death, fetal death, still birth, marriage and divorce records are maintained by the California Department of Public Health Vital Records.
RSA ,, requires the signatures of both prospective spouses on an affidavit located on the back of the license acknowledging that they have received and discussed the AIDS brochure. No marriage shall be contracted in this state by a party residing and intending to continue to reside in another jurisdiction if such marriage would be voided if contracted in such other jurisdiction, and every marriage contracted in this state in violation hereof shall be null and void.
Check with an attorney if you have any questions. Being married will protect you if you travel or move to another state that will recognize amarriage but not a domestic partnership. Help Community portal Recent changes Upload file. Feel free to consult with a Pride Legal Divorce Attorney for legal advice.