Nevada Marriage Laws

NRS 122.135 - Preparation of affidavit of correction to correct information in certificate of marriage; fees


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Nevada Revised Statutes - Title 11: Domestic Relations - Chapter 122: Marriage - Authentication of Marriage - Solemnization

Preparation of affidavit of correction to correct information in certificate of marriage; fees


1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, if any information in a certificate of marriage is incorrect, the county clerk or the county recorder may charge and collect from a person a fee of not more than $25 for the preparation of an affidavit of correction. 2. Neither the county clerk nor the county recorder may charge and collect from a person any fee for the preparation of an affidavit of correction pursuant to subsection 1 if the only errors to be corrected in the certificate of marriage are clerical errors that were made by the county clerk. 3. Whether or not a person is required to pay any fee for the preparation of an affidavit of correction pursuant to subsection 1: (a) The county clerk shall charge and collect from the person a fee in an amount equal to: (1) If the board of county commissioners has adopted an ordinance pursuant to NRS 246.100, the amount that the county clerk is required to charge and collect pursuant to NRS 246.180 for filing the corrected certificate of marriage; or (2) If the board of county commissioners has not adopted an ordinance pursuant to NRS 246.100, the amount that the county recorder is required to charge and collect pursuant to NRS 247.305, and the county clerk shall pay the fee over to the county recorder as his or her fee for recording the corrected certificate of marriage; or (b) The county recorder shall charge and collect from the person a fee in an amount equal to: (1) If the board of county commissioners has adopted an ordinance pursuant to NRS 246.100, the amount that the county clerk is required to charge and collect pursuant to NRS 246.180, and the county recorder shall pay the fee over to the county clerk as his or her fee for recording the corrected certificate of marriage; or (2) If the board of county commissioners has not adopted an ordinance pursuant to NRS 246.100, the amount that the county recorder is required to charge and collect pursuant to NRS 247.305 for recording the corrected certificate of marriage. 4. All fees collected pursuant to this section must be deposited in the county general fund.

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(Added to NRS by 1999, 1322; A 2007, 889)


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