In Colorado, you do not even need to have witnesses sign the marriage certificate. It is totally optional. I have been doing wedding ceremonies for 17 years as a judge and retired judge. She has no right to a copy of the marriage license and she can not remove herself as a witness. I would suggest that she schedule an appointment with a psychologist. She needs some serious help. She can not undo your marriage. CO is also a common law marriage state and you two have held yourselves out as husband and wife since the marriage, so you ARE husband and wife. Additionally, the two of you signing the certificate is all that matters. CO is a self-acknowledgement state and does not need to have the judge/minister/officiant or witnesses to sign. So, tell her to stop bothering you and get a life.
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If you were married in Colorado then witnesses are not a legal requirement to a valid marriage. Colorado does not even require an officiant and Colorado law allows the parties (groom and bride) to sign their own marriage license if they so desire. Since your co-worker was not necessary when you got married, her silly demand to be removed as a witness would not affect your marriage even if it were possible (it is not). Enjoy your husband and ignore your petty coworker.
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