How do I get a copy of my marriage license in South Dakota?

How do I get a copy of my marriage license in South Dakota?

Please refer to for ordering options or call This office within the Division of Administration maintains birth, death, marriage, and divorce records for the State and issues certified copies of such records.

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Is it bad luck to stay with groom night before wedding?

There’s the superstition that it’s bad luck to see your fiancé the day of the wedding, but it starts with the tradition that says a couple should stay in separate bedrooms the night before the wedding too.

What is the night before the wedding called?

A rehearsal dinner is a traditional pre-wedding ceremony in the United States, usually held after the wedding rehearsal and the night before the wedding ceremony. The guests generally include the married-to-be couple and others who form the wedding party.

Why does the groom take off the garter?

Way back when, married couples were expected to consummate their union immediately, and some wedding guests actually tried to watch to make sure the deed was done. Removing a garter and presenting it as “proof” was a ploy to get some privacy and appease hopeful onlookers.

Why can’t the groom see the brides dress?

The tradition of grooms not seeing brides in their wedding dresses started because of arranged marriages. The parents of the bride were afraid that if the groom saw her before the wedding, he would break the arrangement.