Are we legally married if our marriage license expired 3 days before our wedding and no one realized it?

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Are we legally married if our marriage license expired 3 days before our wedding and no one realized it?

The county and state both accepted and filed our marriage.

Asked on November 20, 2012 under Family Law, Michigan

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FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

If the marriage license has been accepted and filed by your county's register even though that the marriage license expired three days before the wedding date, then given the fact that the license has been filed, you and your spouse are deemed legally married.


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