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My wife and I live in California. We both have US birth
My wife and I live in California. We both have US birth certificates and passports, and California drivers' licences. We have been married for 14 years. I noticed that on our marriage certificate, the first names (given names) of my parents (the groom's parents) do not match their names on my birth certificate. This is because they are foreign names (my parents are immigrants and their native language uses a different alphabet), and I transcribed the characters as best as I could, phonetically, unaware that they are different on my birth certificate.My mother's first name differs by 2 characters (an "i" rather than a "y"). My father's first name differs more, because I didn't know that his legal first name in the USA was not the name I entered when applying for a marriage license. I didn't know I was making any errors at the time, and the clerk did not check documentation for parent names, only the driver's licenses of the bride and groom. I did not have access to my birth certificate at the time. The family names are ***** ***** my name and my wife's name match our CA drivers licenses.Only the first (given) names of my parents are incorrect.Are we legally married? We certainly wish to be!
I was married in 1982 at a church. Apparently the church
I was married in 1982 at a church. Apparently the church did. Or file the record of our marriage with the county . I am trying to get a copy of my marriage license but there is no record. I contacted the church by email and am awaiting their reply. I have never remarried and now I can't seem to get a copy of the marriage license to get survivor benefits. I paid taxes and was considered my husbands spouse and now I need to know how to rectify this. I even have pictures of my wedding. What do I do . Elisabeth Cone
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I was married to a man that was in jail my jaw. I did meet
I was married to a man that was in jail for breaking my jaw. I did meet somebody else and we did get married, which I did commit bigamy. I did get caught, my case was dismissed but the condition for dismissal was for me to get a divorce which I did.. My question is, Is my marriage to my second husband valid??? I'm needing to go to the security office to change my name to my new married name, which I have been married now to my second husband for 10 years.. Cause if it's not valid we are needing to get remarried then. My attorney who did my divorce is no longer in business for me to call him and ask this question. I do live in the state of Texas. Thank you, ***** ***** you can help me
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I am an american female, got married to a foreigner in
Hi i am an american female, got married to a foreigner in turkey and got divorced again in turkeyJA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: i am from floridaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NopeJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Nothing at all my marriage lasted only 10 months then i took him to court and we got divorced in istanbul turkeyJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Family Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.
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I am married in the state of New York. When I completed the
Hello. I am married in the state of New York. When I completed the marriage license, my last name is ***** ***** first name maiden name- husband's name because I was told I could not make my maiden name my middle name. Is there any way I can change the marriage form to go back to my maiden name? When I called the state, I was told the only opportunity to keep my maiden name is ***** ***** time of marriage. If I don't are there any legal implications to this? Thank you!
Are New York city marriage records public or confidential? I
Are New York city marriage records public or confidential?I need to marry my gf and my family wonn't like her so i don't want them to know for some time.I have reviewed the nyc marriage website, it says the records are confidential for 50 years.Is it easy for the family to find the marriage record using the help of a letter from an attorney or a court order?Family doesn't know my gf's name or other details like date of birth etc..Please note I am asking as per new york city law not the new york state law.
Ok, thank you patient with my questions. I have anotherView more family law questions
Ok, thank you for being patient with my questions. I have another question;765.23 Immaterial irregularities otherwise. No marriage hereafter contracted shall be void either by reason of the marriage license having been issued by a county clerk not having jurisdiction to issue the same; or by reason of any informality or irregularity of form in the application for the marriage license or in the marriage license itself, or the incompetency of the witnesses to such marriage; or because the marriage may have been solemnized in a county other than the county prescribed in s. 765.12, or more than 30 days after the date of the marriage license, if the marriage is in other respects lawful and is consummated with the full belief on the part of the persons so married, or either of them, that they have been lawfully joined in marriage. Where a marriage has been celebrated in one of the forms provided for in s. 765.16 (1m), and the parties thereto have immediately thereafter assumed the habit and repute of husband and wife, and having continued the same uninterruptedly thereafter for the period of one year, or until the death of either of them, it shall be deemed that a marriage license has been issued as required by ss. 765.05 to 765.24 and 767.803.Is this saying that even if a couple did not get a marriage license, or if they lied on the license, or if they made a mistake on the license, or if they did not wait the waiting period, ect... that they have a valid marriage? And if so, is there any case law that I can look at to confirm the above?