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Fiance being represented by another person in marrying me at the courthouse.

Durham, NC |

Sounds impossible but, Can my deployed (In Kuwait) fiance have someone represent him legally in court to marry me? And if at all it is possible, is this marriage legally binding and recognised. ? And how does one go about it?

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No, you cannot marry by proxy in the state of North Carolina.

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Ms. Hudson is correct. Your fiance must be present at the ceremony

**NOTICE*** The preceding was for general information and educational purposes only and does not create an attorney-client relationship. For legal advice, you should consult with an attorney of your choice. Licensed only in North Carolina

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With respect, there is a reason many ceremonies say we are gathered here, together to united this man and this woman, rather than this woman and this substitute.

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