Nevada Revised Statutes
Chapter 122 - Marriage

TITLE 11 - DOMESTIC RELATIONS

CHAPTER 122 - MARRIAGE

GENERAL PROVISIONS
NRS 122.001       Definitions.
NRS 122.0015      "Commercial wedding chapel" defined.
NRS 122.002        "Commissioner township" defined.
NRS 122.006        "Other church or religious official authorized to solemnize a marriage" defined.

VALIDITY OF MARRIAGE
NRS 122.010        What constitutes marriage; no common-law marriages after March 29, 1943.
NRS 122.020        Persons capable of marriage; consent of parent or guardian.
NRS 122.025        Marriage of persons less than 16 years of age: Consent of parent or guardian; authorization by court.
NRS 122.030        Documents constituting presumptive evidence of marriage.

AUTHENTICATION OF MARRIAGE
Licenses and Fees
NRS 122.040        Marriage license: Requirements; issuance by county clerk; waiver of certain requirements; public records; expiration.
NRS 122.045        Preparation of affidavit of correction to correct information in marriage license; fees.
NRS 122.050        Form of marriage license. [Effective through December 31, 2014, and after that date unless the provisions of Senate Joint Resolution No. 14 (2011) are approved and ratified by the voters at the 2014 General Election.]
NRS 122.050        Form of marriage license. [Effective January 1, 2015, if the provisions of Senate Joint Resolution No. 14 (2011) are approved and ratified by the voters at the 2014 General Election.]
NRS 122.055        Consolidation of forms for marriage; requirements and limitations on information on reverse of form.
NRS 122.060        Fees.
NRS 122.061        Office hours for issuance of marriage licenses.
NRS 122.0615       Issuance of marriage license during certain office hours or during other hours by commercial wedding chapel if authorized; establishment of program to authorize certain commercial wedding chapels to issue marriage licenses; duties of such chapels; records of such chapels are public records; geographic limitation on use of marriage licenses issued by such chapels; penalty.


Certificates of Permission to Perform Marriages
NRS 122.062        Licensed, ordained or appointed ministers, other church or religious officials authorized to solemnize a marriage, notaries public and chaplains of Armed Forces to obtain certificates from county clerk; temporary replacements; solemnization by minister or other authorized person who resides in another state or who is retired.
NRS 122.064        Initial application for certificate: Form; required information. [Effective until the date of the repeal of 42 U.S.C. 666, the federal law requiring each state to establish procedures for withholding, suspending and restricting the professional, occupational and recreational licenses for child support arrearages and for noncompliance with certain processes relating to paternity or child support proceedings.]
NRS 122.064        Initial application for certificate: Form; required information. [Effective on the date of the repeal of 42 U.S.C. 666, the federal law requiring each state to establish procedures for withholding, suspending and restricting the professional, occupational and recreational licenses for child support arrearages and for noncompliance with certain processes relating to paternity or child support proceedings.]
NRS 122.065        Payment of child support: Statement by applicant for certificate; grounds for denial of certificate; duty of county clerk. [Effective until the date of the repeal of 42 U.S.C. 666, the federal law requiring each state to establish procedures for withholding, suspending and restricting the professional, occupational and recreational licenses for child support arrearages and for noncompliance with certain processes relating to paternity or child support proceedings.]
NRS 122.066        Database of ministers, other church or religious officials authorized to solemnize a marriage or notaries public who have been issued certificate of permission to perform marriages; maintenance of database by Secretary of State; entry of certain information into database by county clerk; approval of application for certificate; validity of certificate; removal of authority to solemnize marriage.
NRS 122.0665 Affidavit of removal of authority to solemnize marriages: Form of affidavit; filing by church or religious organization that authorized official to solemnize marriages.
NRS 122.067        Suspension of certificate for failure to pay child support or comply with certain subpoenas or warrants; reinstatement of certificate. [Effective until the date of the repeal of 42 U.S.C. 666, the federal law requiring each state to establish procedures for withholding, suspending and restricting the professional, occupational and recreational licenses for child support arrearages and for noncompliance with certain processes relating to paternity or child support proceedings.]
NRS 122.068        Revocation of certificates and removal of authority to solemnize marriages; hearing; duties of Secretary of State.
NRS 122.071        Judicial review.
NRS 122.073        Additional regulations by county clerk.

Solemnization
NRS 122.080        Solemnization of marriage by Supreme Court justice, district judge, justice of the peace, municipal judge and commissioner and deputy commissioner of civil marriages; unlawful acts. [Effective through December 31, 2014, and after that date unless the provisions of Senate Joint Resolution No. 14 (2011) are approved and ratified by the voters at the 2014 General Election.]
NRS 122.080        Solemnization of marriage by Supreme Court justice, appellate judge, district judge, justice of the peace, municipal judge and commissioner and deputy commissioner of civil marriages; unlawful acts. [Effective January 1, 2015, if the provisions of Senate Joint Resolution No. 14 (2011) are approved and ratified by the voters at the 2014 General Election.]
NRS 122.090        Marriage solemnized by unauthorized person: When valid.
NRS 122.100        Marriages solemnized between March 3, 1937, and March 24, 1943, validated.
NRS 122.103        Marriages solemnized by certain ministers before May 20, 1967, validated.
NRS 122.110        No particular form of solemnization required; witness.
NRS 122.120        Certificate of marriage: Form.
NRS 122.130        Certificate of marriage: Recording; loss or destruction before recording; replacement certificate; fees.
NRS 122.135        Preparation of affidavit of correction to correct information in certificate of marriage; fees.
NRS 122.140        Illegitimate children legitimatized.
NRS 122.150        Forms used by Friends or Quakers valid.
NRS 122.160        Marriages between Indians performed by tribal custom on reservation or in colony: Validity; certificate of declaration.
NRS 122.170        Marriages between Indians consummated in accordance with tribal customs valid: Certificate of marriage; contents; recording.

Commissioner of Civil Marriages
NRS 122.173        Commissioner of civil marriages: County clerk is ex officio in larger counties; appointment of county clerk in smaller counties; solemnization of marriages; no additional compensation.
NRS 122.175        Deputy commissioners of civil marriages: Appointment; powers and duties; compensation; limitation on number on duty.
NRS 122.177        Area for solemnizing marriages.
NRS 122.179        Clerical personnel, supplies and equipment to be provided by county.
NRS 122.181        Fees for solemnizing marriages: Amounts; disposition.
NRS 122.183        Hours of operation for office.
NRS 122.185        Signs required in office and rooms; contents.
NRS 122.187        Receipt of additional fees prohibited.
NRS 122.189        Prohibited acts.
NRS 122.191        Display and contents of signs indicating location of office.
NRS 122.193        Penalty.

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