All court marriages are performed, under the Special Marriage Act. Like the other places in India, Court marriage in Darbhanga is solemnised and registered by the Marriage Officer/Registrar of Marriages in presence of just 3 witnesses.
Normally, the Marriage Officer is usually the Deputy Commissioner of the District where individuals usually reside. A notice of marriage is issued and valid for one month. After one-month court marriage happens, the marriage is registered and a marriage certificate is issued. Technically, these documents are required during the process :
- Certificate of age
- Residence proof
- Identity proof of your 3 witnesses
- Aadhaar card
- 10th School certificate
- Voters ID card
- driving license
- Pan card
Marriage Registration/Certificate office in Darbhanga
Laheria Sarai Tower Chowk, SH 50, PWD Colony, Laheriasarai, Darbhanga, Bihar 846001
Court marriages benefits
Court marriage, not only, saves the wastage of money but also provide the individuals, legality required for the property, investment, passport and custody of kids. These marriages take place in front of the marriage officer in the court without any traditional ceremony.
Any court marriage can happen between a young man and woman of any religion or caste. Also, it can happen between a foreigner and an Indian. To do a court marriage, both the individuals have to apply directly to the marriage registrar.
Two most common FAQ on Court marriages
Q1. Can the registration of court marriage be done online?
No! The registrants must appear before the marriage officer, for completing the process of court marriage and registration of marriage.
Q2. Is parental approval required for court marriage?
No! If you are adult and both individuals are willing, court marriage is allowed.
Who can do a court marriage?
No valid previous marriage: Under this rule, before appearing for the legal process, both the parties must ensure that any of their prior marriages, if done, is not valid. The wife or husband surviving from the first marriage is not alive.
Legally ready: In the case of Hindus, a marriage cannot happen in a relationship. In other words, marriage cannot occur with the father’s sister or sister.
Age: For a legal marriage in the court, it is necessary for the man to be over 21 years of age and the woman to be over 18. Both sides must be physically fit for the birth of the child. Apart from this, both should be mentally stable.