Louisiana Marriage Laws

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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 B: Birth Certificate

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A. If no birth certificate is on file for an applicant, a letter signed by the proper registration authority, under his raised seal or stamp, must be submitted in lieu of a birth certificate. The letter must state that a thorough search was made and that no birth record was located for the applicant. B. The officer issuing the marriage license may demand other proof of birth facts.

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


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