One of the primary purposes of a government is to regulate the rights of people under their jurisdiction, thus, a government must first know what those rights are and if the person claiming them is entitled to them in the first place. Tulare County Marriage Records, like all marriage records, provide details as to the entitlement of a person to a specific right, as there are rights that are only available to couples that are married. Later in their married life, these couples would have children, and there are also rights that are only available to children who are born out of a lawful marriage, or legitimate children. It is thus easy to see why marriage records are so important and the reason that they are being kept by the government.
The importance of Marriage Records Tulare County had made them public records, and as such, they are supposed to be available to the public at all times. One must note, however, that this availability at all times classification is only available for informational copies. Certified copies are restricted to a number of people that are identified in an exclusive list provided for by law. In terms of contents, however, certified and informational copies provide the exact same information, it is just that certified copies are the only type of copies that could be used for official proceedings.