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Kentucky Marriage Laws May 7, 2009

Okay ladies ….. with summer wedding season getting closer ….. we don’t want you to forget the most important “document” for your wedding {drum-roll} ….. MARRIAGE LICENSE

Since you ladies are so fabulous and busy planning the biggest day of your life, Kentucky Bride Magazine decided to do all the work for you! 

here’s everything you need to know:

APPLYING FOR A MARRIAGE LICENSE IN KENTUCKY

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT: You do not have to be a resident of Kentucky.

ID REQUIREMENT: Picture ID, such as Drivers License, and your Social Security card.  Birth Certificate may be helpful.

PREVIOUS MARRIAGES: Most counties will require documentation to prove a previous marriage has been dissolved wither through death or divorce.

COVENANT MARRIAGE OPTION: No

WAITING PERIOD: No waiting period.

FEES: $35.50 – $36 approximately.  Fee may vary from county to county. Cash, Certified Check, Cashier’s Check, or Money Order.

OTHER TESTS: None.

PROXY MARRIAGES: No.

COMMON LAW MARRIAGES: No.

OFFICIANTS: Any ordained or licensed clergymen who have been licensed in Kentucky to perform weddings, and justices of the peace.  County judge/executive, fiscal court commissioners, justices and judges of the Court of Justice, retired or current.

MISCELLANEOUS: License is valid for thirty (30) days.

MORE INFORMATION: www.fayettecountyclerk.com  … {or your local county clerks office}

 

We hope this information saved you a little time in your planning process … suggestion … spend the time we saved you on having an ice cream cone with your “honey” and just enjoy each other!

Please tell us:  Helpful or Not?  Want more?  Suggestions?

happy planning …

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