MARRIAGE:

Marriage Ceremony Requests
The 35th District Court Judges are given the authority [MCL 551.7.1(a)] to perform marriage ceremonies in our jurisdictions and the State of Michigan.

Prior to making the request and coming to court you will need:

  • A Marriage License: For information please contact the Wayne County Clerk
  • Two witnesses: A witness must be old enough to sign their name and understand what they have witnessed and signed.
  • $10.00 fee to be paid at the cashier after the ceremony

When you are ready there are three ways to send a request to us

  1. Request by Email
    1. In the email include
      • In the subject line type:  Marriage Ceremony Request
      • First/last/middle names of the two individuals to be married.
      • Will the individuals keep their surnames or who will be taking which name? (for the purposes of preparing court documents prior to marriage)
      • Do you reside in Plymouth, Canton, or Northville?
      • Will you be exchanging rings?
      • Will you be given away by someone?
  2. Request by mail
    • You may use the Marriage Ceremony request form we have online.
    • Include a mailing address, phone number and email address where we may contact you.
    • send it to: Attn: Marriage Request, 35th District Court, 660 Plymouth Road, Plymouth MI, 48170
  3. Request by fax
    • Fill out our Marriage Ceremony request form.
    • Include a mailing address, phone number and email address where we may contact you.
    • Fax your request to 734-781-0106 with Attn Marriage Ceremony requests

We will get back to you via email or phone to set a date and time.