Nevada Marriage Laws

Nevada Revised Statutes 122.120 - Certificate of marriage: Form.

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Certificate of marriage: Form.

1.  After a marriage is solemnized, the person solemnizing the marriage shall give to each couple being married an uncertified copy of a certificate of marriage. 2.  The certificate of marriage must contain the date of birth of each applicant as contained in the form of marriage license pursuant to NRS 122.050. If two persons, regardless of gender, who are spouses of each other are being rejoined in marriage pursuant to subsection 2 of NRS 122.020, the certificate of marriage must state that the persons were rejoined in marriage and that the certificate is replacing a record of marriage which was lost or destroyed or is otherwise unobtainable. The certificate of marriage must be in substantially the following form: State of Nevada Marriage Certificate State of Nevada } }ss. County of............................................ } This is to certify that the undersigned, ................................ (a minister or other church or religious official authorized to solemnize a marriage, notary public, judge, justice of the peace of ................................ County, commissioner of civil marriages, deputy commissioner of civil marriages, marriage officiant or mayor, as the case may be), did on the ................ day of the month of ………. of the year ..............., at ................ (address or church), ................ (city), Nevada, join or rejoin, as the case may be, in lawful wedlock ................ (name), of ................ (city), State of ................, date of birth ................, and ................ (name), of ................(city), State of ................, date of birth ................, with their mutual consent, in the presence of ................ and ................ (witnesses). After ............ (name) and ............ (name) are joined or rejoined in marriage, as the case may be, ............ (name) wishes to use the name ............ (New name) and ............ (name) 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. (If two persons, regardless of gender, who are the spouses of each other are being rejoined in marriage pursuant to subsection 2 of NRS 122.020, this certificate replaces the record of the marriage of the persons who are being rejoined in marriage.) ......................................................................... Signature of person performing (Seal of County Clerk) the marriage ......................................................................... Name under signature typewritten or printed in black ink ...................................................... County Clerk ......................................................................... Official title of person performing the marriage ...................................................... ...................................................... Couple’s mailing address 3.  All information contained in the certificate of marriage must be typewritten or legibly printed in black ink, except the signatures. The signature of the person performing the marriage must be an original signature.

[7:33:1861; A 1867, 88; BH § 476; C § 487; RL § 2343; NCL § 4055] — (NRS A 1977, 470; 1987, 1421; 2001, 32; 2007, 1056; 2009, 731, 1506; 2013, 1195; 2017, 759, 1033, 1199, 1522)

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