How do I get a certified copy of my divorce decree in Pennsylvania?
A certified copy of a Divorce Decree can be obtained in the Office of Judicial Records, Civil Filing Center, Room 296, City Hall either in person over-the-counter or by written request via mail. Acceptable payment options are cash, certified check or money order.
Can you apply for a marriage license online in Pennsylvania?
To fill out an online Marriage License Application, click the link below. If you are UNABLE to apply online contact our office to schedule an appointment. You can still request a certified copy of your Marriage License by mail. There is a link to the instructions and the Request form on this website.
How long does it take to get a marriage license in Pennsylvania?
Applicants should take the necessary steps to obtain a marriage license two to three weeks before the scheduled date of their marriage ceremony. When you apply for license, you may take it with you. The license is not valid until three days after application.
Do you need a blood test to get a marriage license in PA?
They couldn’t get an appointment before the big day, so the Phillipsburg couple decided to get hitched in Pennsylvania, where blood tests for syphilis and physical exams are no longer required for a marriage license.
Why do you have to have a blood test to get married?
Premarital blood tests check for venereal disease or rubella. The tests may also disclose the presence of genetic disorders such as sickle-cell anemia or Tay-Sachs disease. You will not be tested for HIV, but in some states, the person who tests you will provide you with information about HIV and AIDS.
Why did you used to have to get a blood test before you got married?
The blood test you mentioned was for syphilis. It ended in 1980. If either person tested positive, Bengsch says, the county would not grant a marriage license until the infection was treated.
Which blood group should not marry?
Compatibility in blood group is only a concern for couples if a pregnancy is involved where both partners are the biological parents. That’s because of RH factor. Rh factor is an inherited protein, so being Rh negative (-) or Rh positive (+) is determined by your parents. The most common type is Rh positive.