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How does a confidential marriage different from a regular marriage

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How does a confidential marriage different from a regular marriage in the state of California? We are Oregon residents.

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yes

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Basically, you would pay an extra fee to have your marriage record made confidential, which means your marriage license information would not be available to the general public.

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Does that make sense?

Customer:

yes, however, what is required, i.e. a waiting period, witnesses, how long does one have to wait to get the license in California, can one get the application online, etc?

Alex Esquire :

Where in California are you planning to get married? What county or city?

Customer:

Long Beach, California

Alex Esquire :

Here is the link for the Los Angeles County Clerk's office that has all the information related to marriage license in LA County.

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http://www.lavote.net/Clerk/Marriages.cfm

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It appears that you can have the license issued the same day within an hour wait or you can even apply for the marriage license online.

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Also the website lists all the other requirements, such as fees and id's required to get married.

Customer:

Thank you. That information is most helpful.

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