Why do we need a Marriage License?
Pursuant to the following Code (Family Code 350 (a) and 500.5) Before entering a marriage, or declaring a marriage pursuant to Section 425, the parties shall first obtain a marriage license from a county clerk. (Family Code 500.5) For purposes of this part, the document issued by the county clerk is a marriage license until it is registered with the county clerk, at which time the license becomes a marriage certificate. Contact the Clerk-Recorder at 530-265-1221 for more information.

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1. Why do we need a Marriage License?
2. How do we get a marriage license?
3. Why do we need an confidential marriage license?
4. Where can we have our wedding ceremony performed?
5. How can I become a Deputy Commissioner of Marriage?
6. Why do I need to become deputized to perform a Marriage Ceremony?