Louisiana Marriage Laws

§202 - Authority to perform marriage ceremony


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Louisiana Revised Statutes - Title 9: Civil Code-Ancillaries - Code Title IV: Husband and Wife - Chapter 1: Marriage General Principles - Part I. Officiants

Authority to perform marriage ceremony


A marriage ceremony may be performed by: (1) A priest, minister, rabbi, clerk of the Religious Society of Friends, or any clergyman of any religious sect, who is authorized by the authorities of his religion to perform marriages, and who is registered to perform marriages; (2) A state judge or justice of the peace.

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Acts 1987, No. 886, §3, eff. Jan. 1, 1988; Acts 1997, No. 73, §1.


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