Louisiana Marriage Laws

§221 - Authority to issue marriage license


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Louisiana Revised Statutes - Title 9: Civil Code-Ancillaries - Code Title IV: Husband and Wife - Chapter 1: Marriage General Principles - Part III: Application for Marriage License - Subpart A: In General

Authority to issue marriage license


A license authorizing an officiant to perform a marriage ceremony must be issued by: (1) The state registrar of vital records, or a judge of the city court, in the Parish of Orleans; (2) The clerk of court, in any other parish; or (3) A district judge, if the clerk of court is a party to the marriage.

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


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