I'm in the US Army and my fiancee is in Washington, is there a way we can get married without one of us flying out to the other person? I am currently in FT Sam Houston, Texas
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): Texas
havent tried anything cause we dont know what we can do, cannot afford to fly her here
ANSWER:A proxy marriage is a marriage where someone stands in for the other party. That is, either the bride or the groom is not physically present for the wedding. During the solemnization of the marriage, based upon a power of attorney, an agent acts on behalf of one of the parties.There are only four states that allow proxy marriages. Texas is one of the four; Washington is not.CLICK HERE for the Texas AFFIDAVIT OF ABSENT APPLICANT ON APPLICATION FOR MARRIAGE LICENSE.CLICK HERE for detailed procedural information re Proxy Marriage in Texas.NOTE: While a proxy marriage is permissible, you would be well advised to avoid a proxy honeymoon with a proxy bride.
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