Q: Hi I am in need of legal advice please. Real short I married the man I loved on 2/2/20 at our home by Justice of Peace.
Husband kept cetficate and flushed down toilet just spoke with her yesterday no record Are we legally married or not
A: Yes, you probably are legally married. In what state were you married; Florida doesn't have justices of the peace. If it was in another state, a document should have been recorded (perhaps with a clerk of court) there. Check with the appropriate agency in that other state.
Mr Eric Klein agrees with this answer
A: I believe you are legally married. The JOP is required to send the original to the county and make and keep copies of the certificate. Ask the JOP for a copy of the certificate and see if she filed it with the county. I am a former JOP in Massachsuetts. As Mr. Thorgaard states, Florida does not have JOP's. Good luck!
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