Arizona Marriage Laws

Learn About Arizona Marriage Laws from Our Arizona Licensed Attorney Chris Hildebrand of Hildebrand Law, PC.

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The Arizona State Legislature created the laws that apply to Arizona marriages. Those laws were enacted as the following set of statutes:

The capacity of Persons to Marry

  • 25-101
  • Void and prohibited marriages
  • 25-102
  • Consent required for marriage of minors
  • 25-103
  • Purposes of title; application of title

Validity of Marriage

  • 25-111
  • Requirement of license and solemnization; covenant marriages
  • 25-112
  • Marriages contracted in another state; validity, and effect

Arizona Marriage Laws.Marriage License, Ceremony, and Record

  • 25-121
  • Marriage license; application; affidavit
  • 25-122
  • Consent of parent or guardian of minor
  • 25-123
  • Recording licenses; endorsement of solemnization; recording return; lost licenses
  • 25-124
  • Persons authorized to perform marriage ceremony; definition
  • 25-125
  • Marriage ceremony; official; witnesses; marriage license; covenant marriages
  • 25-126
  • Application to justice of the peace for marriage and covenant marriage licenses; issuance; violation; classification
  • 25-127
  • Issuance of marriage license by a city or town; transfer of fees; handling fee
  • 25-128
  • Unlawful acts of person authorized to solemnize marriages; classification
  • 25-129
  • Unlawful acts of person authorized to issue marriage license or make marriage records; classification
  • 25-130
  • Abstract of marriage in lieu of reproducing marriage license


Chris Hildebrand

Chris Hildebrand

Chris Hildebrand wrote the information on this page about marriage laws to ensure everyone has access to information about marriage laws in Arizona. Chris is a divorce attorney at Hildebrand Law, PC. He has over 24 years of Arizona family law experience and has received multiple awards, including US News and World Report “Top Arizona Divorce Attorneys”, Phoenix Magazine “Top Divorce Law Firms”, and Arizona Foothills Magazine “Best of the Valley” award. He believes the policies and procedures he uses to get his clients through a divorce should all be guided by the principles of honesty, integrity, and actually caring about what his clients are going through in a divorce.

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