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i want to apply for a marriage license in Nassau County, NY. i was married twice before and divorced. i have the judgement of divorce from my last marriage. i do not have the judgement paperwork for 1st divorce. will paperwork from the 2nd divorce suffice?
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Family Lawyer: FamilyAnswer, Lawyer replied 2 years ago
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Good evening. I certainly understand the situation and your concern. Information regarding previous marriages must be furnished in the application for a marriage license. This includes whether the former spouse or spouses are living, and whether the applicants are divorced and, if so, when, where and against whom the divorce or divorces were granted. A certified copy of the Decree of Divorce or a Certificate of Dissolution of Marriage MAY be required by the clerk issuing the marriage license. As such, on Monday, you would need to speak with the clerk and ask them. If they do require both, then you would need to order a copy, I am sorry to say.

For copies of marriage licenses issued anywhere in New York State except the five (5) boroughs of New York City, a certified copy of the marriage record may be obtained from the office of the town or city clerk who issued the license, or from the New York State Department of Health. The fee is $10 if you obtain a certified copy from the town or city clerk who issued the license. If applying to the New York State Department of Health, the fee is $30. For a certified copy, write to:

  • Certification Unit
    Vital Records Section
    New York State Department of Health
    P.O. Box 2602
    Albany, New York###-##-####/li>

For marriage licenses issued in New York City, do not apply to the New York State Department of Health. For an application, current fees and ordering information contact the City Clerk of New York at (212) NEW-YORK or visit their web site at New York City Marriage Bureau. You can also write them at:

  • New York City marriage records from 1930 to 1995 can be obtained solely from the Manhattan Office.

    MANHATTAN:

    Office of the City Clerk*****br />New York, New York 10013

  • BRONX:

    Supreme Court Building
    851 Grand Concourse, Room B131
    New York, New York 10451

  • BROOKLYN:

    Municipal Building***** 2nd Floor, Room 205
    Brooklyn, New York 11201

  • QUEENS:

    Borough Hall Building
    120-55 Queens Boulevard, Room X001
    Kew Gardens, New York 11424

  • RICHMOND:

    Borough Hall Building
    10 Richmond Terrace, 3rd Floor, Room 311
    Staten Island, New York 10301

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