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Texas Family Code Sec. 2.003. Application For License By Minor:
A person under 18 years of age may not marry unless the person has been fully emancipated by a Judge. Among documents proving identity, the minor must also provide to the county clerk either
(1) a court order granted in Texas by a judge fully emancipating the minor or
(2) if the minor is from another state, a certified copy of the court’s order emancipating the minor.
A Common Law Marriage Certificate is also known as an Informal Marriage License. The application for this certificate is similar to the Marriage License. However, you cannot use an absent applicant form, both applicants must come in together when applying.
You will need to bring state or federal issued identification that shows your date of birth (drivers license, state ID, military ID, etc.) We will ask you for your social security number and place of birth. You must be 18 years old. The cost is $47 cash, money order, credit or debit card. You will also need to provide a date that you begin living together as a married couple.