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Tom Green County Marriage Records

While it is true that marriage is something that involves only two people, it is also true that marriage is something that affects the community as a while. This is because marriage is something that changes the status of a person, and status is something that follows the person no matter where he or she may go in his or her life. A person could not escape the fact that he or she is married by fleeing to a different jurisdiction. There is also the matter of some rights and obligations that attaches upon the married couple, and could only be claimed by them. Tom Green County Marriage Records are some of the best records that could be presented to prove the existence of the marriage because these are official records.

Marriage Records Tom Green County are official public records, and under such designation, they are supposed to be available to the public at all times and are afforded great respect when it comes to their contents on the presumption of regularity of business. Thus, the contents of the record are presumed to be accurate, and the person who would claim otherwise would have the burden of proving such allegation.

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Under the law, the only source of copies of Tom Green County Marriage License Records would be the office of the county clerk. To obtain such copy, the person who desires to obtain the same should write a letter of request to the county clerk where he would make the request. Additional details regarding the record in question, as much as possible, should be included in the request. If possible, the searcher should also attach a copy of the verification letter that he or she may have received from the state level to the letter. Once complete, the same should be sent, with all attachments, to the office for processing. Such processing time could take as long as a few days or weeks, but those that were hand-delivered to the office are usually processed within the same day that they are submitted. Note further that no copies of marriage records would be released to anyone without the proper required copying fees being paid.

Copies of Marriage Records Texas are county specific, which means that the county clerk would only have copies of records for marriages that were celebrated within the territorial jurisdiction of said clerk. For this reason, it is sometimes necessary to first obtain a verification letter from the Vital Statistics Unit of the Texas Department of State Health. To obtain the same is a simple process that starts with the searcher completing an application form and sending the same to the unit for processing. Of course, it must be accompanied by either a money order or a check for twenty dollars, that being the required verification fee. Note that if the unit cannot issue a verification letter, it would issue a citification of no-record which some jurisdictions consider as evidence of there being no marriage.

A non-traditional source of marriage records would be online databases. Fast and efficient, these online databases provide substantially the same information as the various government records and database, but they charge only the most minimum of fees for the use of their services, and because they are based on the internet, they could be accessed from just about anywhere where there is a working internet connection.

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Often, it is necessary to first obtain a verification letter and the procedure for the same is given below

  • Download and accomplish the application form
  • To answer for the required fee of twenty dollars, make a money order or a check payable to the Vital Statistics Unit.
  • Attach said money order or check to the completed application form.
  • Send the application form and all other attachments to the Vital Statistics Unit
  • Depending on a set of circumstances, wait for the processing time to be finished.
  • Your verification letter should then be issued to you. If there are no records to verify, you would be given a certification of no-record.

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For further inquiries, refer to the links given below

  • Tom Green County
  • County Clerk
  • District Clerk
  • Library
  • Records Inquiries
  • County Attorney
  • District Attorney
  • Indigent Health
  • Vital Statistics Unit
  • Texas Department of Health
  • Center for Disease Control Vital Records
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