Islamic marriage in Chicago

Asked 10 months ago - Chicago, IL

A friend got married in Chicago under the islamic law, she never got a marriage license or certificate from the county/state. But she signed a papers that issued by the mosque. this married was never recorded with the vital records. Does state of Illinois consider/recognize this marriage a valid marriage?

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  1. Judy A. Goldstein

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    Answered . Without a marriage license, this marriage is not recognized by the state, even though there was a religious ceremony.

  2. Peggy Margaret Raddatz

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    Answered . No marriage if no marriage license.

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  3. Elizabeth Marie Vonau

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    Answered . Without a marriage license issued by the county clerk's office the marriage is not recognized under Illinois state law.

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