Marriages and registered partnerships are also celebrated in suburban district courts. Schedules and restrictions vary, so call ahead. Please select below for more details: Second District (Skokie, IL) Fourth District (Maywood, IL) Fifth District (Bridgeview, IL) Sixth District (Markham, IL) The courthouse is closed on the following holidays:* Regular court ceremonies are not celebrated Couples getting married in North Carolina must obtain a marriage certificate before marriage. If your marriage will take place in North Carolina, you can obtain a marriage certificate from the Registry of Deeds in any county in the state. Typically, both partners must go to the Registry of Deeds office, although some counties allow online submission of applications before going to the office to save time. Applicants for a marriage certificate must pay a fee and complete a form indicating their name, age, marital status and intention to marry. Both parties must want to marry, must not be married to anyone else at this time, and must be able to understand their actions. Both parties must be at least 18 years old, unless certain requirements for minors are met. The parties cannot be more closely related than first-degree cousins and not first-degree double cousins (for example, children of two sisters who married two brothers).
The couple must obtain a marriage certificate before they marry. Appointments are also accepted at one of the following suburban courts: Applicants must provide either a Social Security number or a notarized statement that the applicant is not eligible to obtain a Social Security number. The registry may require proof of age, such as government-issued identification or birth certificate. The register of deeds may also require proof of divorce if one of the partners was already married. As requirements may vary, you should contact your district`s Registry of Deeds for specific questions. Minors aged 16 and 17 must submit to the Registry of Documents a written consent to marriage signed by a parent with sole or joint custody or by a person, agency or institution that has custody of the minor or acts as legal guardian of the minor. Couples are invited to invite up to 15 family members and friends to attend their ceremony at the Marriage and Civil Union Court at 119 Randolph Street West. For more information on purchasing a marriage or civil partnership license, or to obtain a certified copy of your marriage or civil partnership license, please contact the Office of the Cook County Clerk, Vital Statistics Office, at (312) 603-5664. You can also visit the website of the Vital Statistics Office in www.cookcountyclerk.com/vitalrecords. For more information on planning a wedding or civil wedding during the COVID-19 pandemic, please click here. Each ceremony is completely private and lasts only a few minutes.
If you would like to know if a same-day appointment is available, please call the district court administration on the ground floor of the courthouse or come in person to make an appointment. Couples must arrive no later than 30 minutes before closing. No. Judges cannot marry in North Carolina. Couples who wish to marry must obtain a marriage certificate before the ceremony. The marriage ceremony must be solemnized by a recognized official. Both parties must solemnly declare their intention to marry. After the ceremony, at least two witnesses must sign the marriage certificate.
Appointments are required, at least one day in advance and you must have a valid marriage certificate. Ceremonial dates are only scheduled during the valid date range of your marriage certificate. You should contact your district magistrate`s office, as availability varies by county. The cost of the wedding ceremony is $100.00, payable in cash only. These fees are due at the time of the ceremony. To be valid, the marriage contract must be written and signed by both parties before the marriage. A marriage contract cannot limit the amount of support a child would otherwise receive. New Year`s Day 2022 – January 1 Dr. Martin Luther`s King Jr.
Birthday – January 17 President`s Day – January 21 February Memorial Day – May 30 Juneteenth – June 20 Independence Day – July 4 Labour Day – September 5 Veterans Day – November 11 Thanksgiving Weekend – November 24 and 25 Christmas Day – December 26 New Year – December 30 Call (312) 603-5664 or visit www.cookcountyclerk.com/vitalrecords/marriagelicenses to find out more the location of the offices. The ceremonies take place every day of the week, from Monday to Friday, except holidays (see list below), at 4:30 pm. A marriage or civil marriage cannot be performed without a valid license. * The District Court does not hold marriage ceremonies with persons currently detained. Minors aged 14 and 15 must take legal action if they wish to marry. This option is only available in cases of pregnancy or teenage parenting. A guardian must be appointed to give an opinion on whether the marriage is in the best interests of the 14- or 15-year-old child, and the court must also take into account the views of his or her parents. The judge must decide whether the minor is willing to assume responsibility for the marriage. A copy of the complaint form required to file the file can be found here. A marriage may be solemnized by a magistrate or by any pastor ordained in a religious denomination or authorized by a church.