Who are the counties that are not issuing marriage licenses in Alabama?
Six out of Alabama’s 67 counties have decided to opt out of the marriage license business due to “religious freedom” reasons that appear to stem from objections to having to issue licenses to same-sex couples. The six counties that have bowed out of issuing marriage licenses are Clarke, Covington, Elmore, Geneva, Pike, and Washington.
What was the population of Greene County Alabama?
The racial makeup of the county was 19.09% White, 80.34% Black or African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.10% from other races, and 0.27% from two or more races. 0.58% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
Where can I get a marriage certificate in Alabama?
1. Obtain a standardized marriage certificate form provided by the state or county probate judge’s office. The process will differ by county but in Madison County, a fillable form will be available on the Probate Judge’s website on Aug. 28. 2. Complete the form. The form requests the same basic information about each spouse that is currently used.
When did Hale County take over Greene County?
In 1867 the Reconstruction legislature organized Hale County, taking much of it from the eastern part of Greene County, plus sections of other neighboring counties. This was a period of continuing insurgency by whites, who attempted to maintain dominance of African Americans.
When does it become legal to get married in Alabama?
Changes you need to know Effective August 29, 2019, the process for entering into a legal marriage in Alabama will change. Under Alabama Act 2019-340, persons wanting to marry will no longer file an application for a marriage license with the county probate court, and the courts will no longer issue marriage licenses.
Persons wanting to marry may access the new marriage certificate form online at the Alabama Department of Public Health’s website at alabamapublichealth.gov/vitalrecords/marriage-certificates.html.