Before getting married in Chicago or suburban Cook County, couples must obtain a marriage license from the Cook County Clerk's office. If a court-appointed legal guardian is providing consent, a certified copy of the appointment is required.
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Applicants who have divorced must provide the date the divorce was finalized upon applying for a marriage license. Applicants who have divorced within the last six months must provide a certified copy of their divorce decree. If you do not have your own officiant, you can be joined in marriage or a civil union by a Cook County judge at the Marriage and Civil Union Court , in the lower level of W.
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