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I want to get a marriage license. i live in florida, but we

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i want to get a marriage license. i live in florida, but we want to get married in Nevada or california. can we get married in another state? we ll live in florida.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Gerald-Esquire replied 6 months ago.

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Expert:  Gerald-Esquire replied 6 months ago.


Thank you for your patience and thank you for using Just Answer. I want to provide you the best service I can. Please feel free to ask any follow up questions you have.

I am an attorney with 30 years of experience; I hope to provide you information that will help you in resolving your question.

You may get married in Nevada easily. In Nevada a marriage license is issued the same day that you apply. You do not need to be a Resident of Nevada to be married. Florida must recognize your Nevada marriage. See this resource for more information on Nevada marriages:

The same is true for California. The license is issued the same day and you do not need to be a resident.

See here:

You do not need to get the license in Florida. You must get the icense in the State where you are getting married.

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Customer: replied 6 months ago.
we would like to make a pre marriage agreement regarding property or anything we get during marriage and keep it as separate, is it possible in florida? with just a contract signed and validated with a notary is sufficient? do i need to hire a lawyer for this?
Expert:  Gerald-Esquire replied 6 months ago.

This is called a Prenuptial Agreement.

You can do it yourself. Here is an article that explains how and includes a sample form:

Here is a copy of the Florida Law on prenuptial agreements:

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