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Can you get married without a license?

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Answered 2007-02-13 17:26:05

In many states it is illegal to conduct a marriage ceremony without a valid license. Without the license the marriage is not official. *If the couple wishing to marry reside in a state that allows common law marriage, a license is not required, nor is a formal service as long as they adhere to the established legal procedures required for the recognition of such a union.

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