In an informal marriage, a man and woman may agree to be married. After the agreement, they may live together in the state as husband and wife and represent to others that they are married. A declaration of informal marriage must be signed on a form prescribed by the Bureau of Vital Statistics and provided by the county clerk. All necessary documents must be submitted to the clerk in person at:
1112 Santa Fe Drive Weatherford, TX, 76086
Under family code Section 2.402, person under 18 years of age may not:
Be a party to an informal marriage
Execute a declaration of informal marriage
A person may not be a party to an informal marriage or execute a declaration of an informal marriage if the person is presently married to a person who is not the other party to the informal marriage or declaration of an informal marriage, as applicable.
For More Information
For more information about informal marriages, please contact the County Clerk's Office at 817-594-7461