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Re: Waiting period for marriage license?

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Posted by Ron Filion on Monday, February 21, 2011 at 09:48:26 :

In Reply to: Waiting period for marriage license? posted by M.K. Hobson on Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 15:01:51 :

I would take a look at the follow books available in Google Books:

"California laws of interest to women and children By California", 1912


[there is also a 1917 version too]


: Hi! I'm a writer working on a book set in the Sacramento Valley in 1910. I have two characters who are taking out a marriage license. Does anyone know if there was a waiting period associated with this process? Did it differ from place to place (e.g., Sacramento or SF?) -- if their intention is to be married quickly, would they derive any benefit from getting a license from a particular office?

: Any help anyone can provide, or resources you can point me to, would be appreciated!

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