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If you got married in Las Vegas, NV is your marriage valid in the state of California?

Fremont, CA |

People tell me the State of California doesn't except marriages outside of California.

Attorney Answers 3

  1. They're wrong. :-)

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  2. It does not matter where you got married if it was a valid marriage where you did get married. You could have been married in Las Vegas, New York, Paris, London, or anywhere else. It is still valid.

  3. California is required to recognize marriages from other states under the Full Faith and Credit Clause of the US Constitution.