How do you get married when your partner is in jail?
Regulations for marrying a prisoner will vary from prison to prison, but most institutions require a Marriage Packet Request to get permission to marry the prisoner. To accomplish this, simply make an inmate request for a marriage packet.
How do you deal with an incarcerated spouse?
Keep up with friends and your social life, get enough rest, eat healthy foods, and get some exercise. You may get so invested in taking care of other people and forget to take care of yourself. You may feel like no one understands you and what it feels like to have a spouse in prison and start to isolate yourself.
Can prisoners marry each other?
Now that same-sex marriage is legal in every state, inmates incarcerated at the same facility can marry each other, but they have to go through a process and meet certain requirements. The Warden may approve the use of institution facilities for an inmate's marriage ceremony.
What happens when you marry someone in jail?
During the ceremony, the couple will be separated by glass. There can be no touching or kissing. No rings or any other items may be exchanged. After the ceremony, the Chaplain will sign the marriage license, and the witness must sign.