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Question: How do I get married?
The general procedure for getting married can be found at A.R.S.§ 25-121, and all the sections that fall immediately afterwards. You must first obtain a license from the Clerk of the Superior Court in your county. That specific procedure is described in subsection B of the same law cited above. The license is good for one year. Most judges and clergymen can perform the marriage ceremony itself. When selecting a clergyman, you must ensure that the person you have selected is someone "who by the customs, rules and regulations of a religious society or sect [is] authorized or permitted to solemnize marriages or to officiate at marriage ceremonies." Don't just pull somebody off the street who calls himself a minister! Good luck, and congratulations!
How do I get married?
- Please select your county of residence below.
State Bar of Arizona
Maricopa County Bar
Referral number 602-257-4434
Pima County Bar
Referral number 520-623-4625
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