Lyon County Kansas Marriage Records

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NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Lyon County Marriage License430 Commercial StreetEmporiaKS66801620-341-3283
Lyon County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
Fifth Judicial District Court of Kansas Marriage Applications
Lyon County District Court Clerk's Website
Lyon County Divorce Certificates
Lyon County Marriage Certificates & Records
Lyon County Clerk Offices
Lyon County Clerk430 Commercial StreetEmporiaKS66801620-341-3245
Emporia City Clerk104 East 5th AvenueEmporiaKS66801620-343-4244
Olpe City Clerk102 Westphalia StreetOlpeKS66865620-475-3780
Lyon County Town & City Halls
Hartford City Hall200 Commercial StreetHartfordKS66854620-392-5513
Reading City Hall613 1st StreetReadingKS66868620-699-3870
Lyon County Marriage License Office
Married Couples6,167 (45.5%)
Unmarried Couples1,332 (4.2%)
Never Married Men4,649 (35.8%)
Never Married Women4,805 (34.0%)
Separated Men101 (0.8%)
Separated Women278 (2.0%)
Widowed Men432 (3.3%)
Widowed Women1,093 (7.7%)
Divorced Men1,155 (8.9%)
Divorced Women1,419 (10.1%)

Marriage Records in Kansas

Marriage Records in Lyon County Kansas is maintained by the clerk of court. The first record that you will find on the Lyon County Kansas Marriage Records is your name and date of birth. If you have already filled out an application for marriage, they will send it to you through the mail. To find your records you can go to the county courthouse or you can do an online search. Most people prefer to do an online search because it is quick and easy. Most of the records can be accessed through a computer very quickly.

In order to obtain marriage records in Kansas you must fill out an application form. You will need information such as the names of both partners and witnesses. You will also need the year that you were married and sometimes the state of residence. Marriage records tend to be highly sensitive and they are kept confidential. There are a few reasons for privacy.

First, some places require a security fee when you access public records on the Internet. If you have any doubt about the completeness or accuracy of the information that you are receiving, then you should consider using a paid service. Paid services that maintain public records do so with a higher degree of confidentiality and are much faster. They have the ability to instantly provide you with certified copies of important documents.

Marriage records are not considered public information. That means that they are not viewable by search engines like Google, Yahoo, Bing or MSN. It is possible that if you try to search for marriage records in Kansas you will receive results telling you that the information is not available. This is because the records are protected under the state’s Right of Publicity clause.

Marriage records are considered private property and the only way that it is released is if a request is filed with the courts. This can either be done by going to the county where the marriage took place or sending a request through mail. To receive this information you will need to fill out an application that states the reasons why you need the information and for how long you wish to keep it under seal. Once this request has been filed with the court, then it will be reviewed before a judge is made. If the judge agrees that there is sufficient evidence to allow you access to the public record then the records will be released.

Marriage records in Kansas are not only vital records. They are also contracts involving the union of two individuals. In most cases, they are filed in the name of the bride and groom with their last names as middle names. There may be some exceptions if the union involved an adult child or someone other than a woman and a man. The names of the witnesses are also entered in the marriage certificate. This information is used for purposes of identification, genealogy and insurance purposes.