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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 48 - 2 - 203 §48-2-203. Register of marriages.
(a) The clerk of the county commission is required to maintain a suitable book to be used as a register of marriages. The clerk shall keep a complete record of the following information:

(1) Factual information that relates to the eligibility of a person to obtain a marriage license: Provided, That if the license is issued because the female is pregnant, the pregnancy will not be noted by the clerk in the register of marriages;

(2) Each marriage license issued by the clerk; and

(3) An endorsement by a minister, priest, rabbi, or judge certifying that the marriage was solemnized.

(b) The clerk shall index the register of marriages in the names of both parties to the marriage.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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