No, whether you live in Cherokee County or are just visiting, the standard is the same.You do not have to be a prior or active Cherokee County or Alabama resident to get issued a usable marriage license. Once your application is received, your marriage licensed will be issued immediately.As with birth certificates, divorce and death certificates can be gotten from your local vital records office where the divorce or death was recorded.If it occurred in Cherokee County, get it from there.There is no extra waiting period once your marriage license is issued.
However, the United States Supreme Court held in 2003 that state laws prohibiting consensual, private, homosexual conduct between adults are unconstitutional.
Locations that distribute marriage licenses are typically located in the Probate Court.
Marriage licenses issued from Cherokee County can be used throughout the state of Alabama.
Your Cherokee County marriage license will eventually expire if not used. You have to be at least 18 years old in order to marry without getting consent from a parent or legal guardian within Cherokee County.
If you are under 18 years of age, you'll need both your parents (or legal guardians) to accompany you to provide consent.