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I would like to get married in Atlanta. GA. Is there such a

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I would like to get married in Atlanta. GA.
Is there such a same day marriage?
Any lawyer can take my case?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  LegalGems replied 1 year ago.


One does not need an attorney to get married; rather one would apply and there is no waiting period;

Most counties require appointments in advance but this county will do weddings on certain days (including Monday) on a first come first serve basis:

  • When you arrive at the court, you'll need your driver's license, passport or birth certificate. If your identifying documents are printed in a language other than English, you'll need to hire a notary to type a certified translation.
  • If you've been married before, you'll need to present to the court your divorce decree.
  • Marriage license fees vary by county, and some counties require payment in cash only. Check the fees at your county probate court.
  • If you don't want to pay the marriage license fee, you can earn a premarital education program certificate - a six-hour class that reviews basic marriage lessons such as budgeting and conflict resolution.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Does it matter if I live in Henry Co. Would Fulton Co demands you live withing that county?
Expert:  LegalGems replied 1 year ago.

there is the link for Fulton Co.

As long as one resides in GA, one can be married in any county.

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Expert:  LegalGems replied 1 year ago.

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