Nevada Marriage Laws

Nevada Revised Statutes 122.050 - Form of marriage license.

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Form of marriage license.

The marriage license must contain the name of each applicant as shown in the documents presented pursuant to subsection 2 of NRS 122.040 and the name, if any, selected by each applicant for use after the applicants are joined in marriage. The marriage license must be substantially in the following form: Marriage License (Expires 1 Year After Issuance) State of Nevada } }ss. County of................................................ } These presents are to authorize any minister, other church or religious official authorized to solemnize a marriage, notary public or marriage officiant who has obtained a certificate of permission to perform marriages, any Supreme Court justice, judge of the Court of Appeals or district judge within this State, or justice of the peace within a township wherein the justice of the peace is permitted to solemnize marriages or if authorized pursuant to subsection 3 of NRS 122.080, or a municipal judge if authorized pursuant to subsection 4 of NRS 122.080, or any commissioner of civil marriages or his or her deputy within a commissioner township wherein they are permitted to solemnize marriages or any mayor if authorized pursuant to subsection 5 of NRS 122.080, to join in marriage ........ of (City, town or location) ........, State of ........ State of birth (If not in U.S.A., name of country) ........; Date of birth ........ Name of Parent No. 1 ........ State of birth of Parent No. 1 (If not in U.S.A., name of country) ........ Name of Parent No. 2 ........ State of birth of Parent No. 2 (If not in U.S.A., name of country) ........ Number of this marriage (1st, 2nd, etc.) ..... Former Spouse: Deceased ........ Divorced ........ Annulled ........ When ........ Where ........ And ........ of (City, town or location) ........, State of ........ State of birth (If not in U.S.A., name of country) ........; Date of birth ........ Name of Parent No. 1 ........ State of birth of Parent No. 1 (If not in U.S.A., name of country) ........ Name of Parent No. 2 ........ State of birth of Parent No. 2 (If not in U.S.A., name of country) ........ Number of this marriage (1st, 2nd, etc.) ........ Former Spouse: Deceased ........ Divorced ........ Annulled ........ When ........ Where ........; and to certify the marriage according to law. After ........ (name) and ........ (name) are joined in marriage, ........ wishes to use the name ........ (New name) and ........ wishes to use the name ........ (New name) OR The parties have not designated any changes of name at the time of issuance of the marriage license. Witness my hand and the seal of the county, this ..... day of the month of ………. of the year ............ (Seal) Clerk Deputy clerk

[Part 5:33:1861; A 1867, 88; 1899, 47; 1919, 382; 1927, 49; 1947, 41; 1949, 91; 1943 NCL § 4053] — (NRS A 1967, 1291; 1969, 763; 1975, 436; 1981, 679; 1985, 243; 1987, 1420; 1993, 1461; 2001, 31; 2007, 1055; 2009, 723; 2013, 1186, 1746; 2017, 756, 1025, 1197, 1521)

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