Friday, April 12, 2024

Map Shows States Where You Can Get Married Without Your Spouse

From Newsweek:

In several states, it is legal for a couple to get married with only one partner present at the ceremony, a practice known as proxy marriage.

Proxy marriages are not very common in the United States, but they do occur from time to time. They are typically performed when one partner is in the military and is unable to attend the ceremony in person because they have been deployed overseas.

During a proxy marriage, the partner who is unable to attend the wedding is typically represented by another person, their proxy, for the legal marriage ceremony.

Presently, the practice is only allowed in four states, though if a couple moves, these marriages are typically recognized in other states.

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