Justices of the Peace in Louisiana
- Applications for a marriage license may be filed with Clerk of Court of any parish in the state.
- The license is good throughout Louisiana for 30 days.
- One party must appear in person and submit a certified copy, with raised seal, of both birth certificates.
- If either party was born abroad and the original birth certificate is not in English, it must be translated by that country’s consulate or a certified translator who must submit the final translation on official letterhead. A certified copy of the untranslated birth certificate must also be submitted with the translation.
- If either party was previously married and the marriage ended in divorce or death, then certified copies of the final divorce decree or death certificate must be submitted. If these documents are in a foreign language, then the certified copies must be submitted with a translation completed by that country’s consulate or a certified translator.
- After the license is issued, there is a 72 hour waiting period before the marriage may be performed.
Justices of the Peace in Acadiana LA
Justices of the Peace in Central LA
Justices of the Peace in Florida Parishes LA
Justices of the Peace in Greater New Orleans LA
Justices of the Peace in Northern Louisiana LA