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Can you use an OK marriage license to get married in TX?

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I am a minister in TX. My great-nephew wants me to perform his marriage in the church in TX where his grandfather (now deceased) used to pastor. I am now the pastor of this church. However, his fiance is under 18 and pregnant. They went to OK to get her mother's permission and obtained a marriage license there. Can he use that license for me to perform the marriage in TX?


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My response:

The Oklahoma license is absolutely worthless in Texas. You can still perform the Ceremony for the "look" of a marriage. It's just that the State of Texas won't recognize them as married. But, when she's 18, and they both register their relationship at the County Clerks' Office under the Common Law of Texas, they will be just as married as anyone else.


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