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We make sure to provide the best Court Marriage Services & Legal matrimonial consultancy services in Lucknow as well as our offices is providing best and expert legal services to our clients and help to get speedy valid certificate of court marriage and registration of all marriages. Hindu Marriage/ Inter Cast Marriage/ Inter Religion Marriage/ NRI/ Foreign Marriage/ Arya Samaj Marriage/ Muslim Marriage - Nikah/ Christian Marriage.

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Hindu Marriage
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Inter Religion Marriage
NRI/ Foreign Marriage
Arya Samaj Marriage
Muslim Marriage - Nikah
Christian Marriage
The Uttar Pradesh Marriage Registration Rules 2017 provides for the compulsory registration of all marriages solemnised in the State. Marriages can be registered under the Uttar Pradesh Hindu Marriage Registration Rules, 1973. On registering a marriage, the marriage registration certificate will be issued. Marriage Certificate is an important document as it is a legal proof of marriage between two individuals.

Court Marriage Services

Court Marriage Solemnized under Special Marriage Act, 1954 Court Marriages in India are different than the traditional marriages as they take place in court in the presence of a marriage officer without following the traditions in a customary marriage. Court Marriage is the solemnization of marriage between a male and a female who are eligible to marry without any bar to their caste, religion, or creed in front of a court, a marriage officer and in the presence of three witnesses. You don’t need a customary celebration to solemnize your wedding in case of Court Marriage in India.

Pre Marriage Counseling

Premarital counseling is a therapy which helps to prepare the couples mentally for marriage. The counseling helps to make sure that you and your spouse can have a strong and healthy relationship throughout your life. Premarital counseling helps to improve a couple's relationship before marriage.

Court Marriage under Special Marriage Act, 1954

Court Marriage is a union of two soul where oath ceremony is performed according to Special Marriage Act-1954 before the Registrar of Marriage in the presence of three witnesses thereafter a court marriage certificate is issued directly by the Registrar of Special Marriage. The main reason behind the enactment of the Special Marriage Act was to provide a special form of marriage for the people of India and all Indians residing in foreign countries, irrespective of the religion or faith followed by either party, to perform the intended the marriage. According to the Act, the bride and the groom shall observe any ceremonies for the solemnization of their marriage, provided they complete certain formalities that are prescribed for the marriage, by the Act. The Special Marriage Act 1954 has proved to be beneficial for the NRIs, because it provides for the appointment of diplomatic and consular officers as marriage officers (registrars), for solemnizing and registering marriages between citizens of India, in a foreign country. The Special Marriage Act 1954 is applicable throughout India.

Court marriage is governed by the 'Special Marriage Act, 1954' and is common across the nation. Court marriage can be solemnised between two parties (belonging to the same or different nations) irrespective of their caste, religion or race. The interested parties can directly apply to the Marriage Registrar in order to get marriage certificate. Court marriages are solemnized under the Special Marriage Act, 1954. Court marriage can be performed between an Indian male and a female irrespective of their caste, religion or creed. It can also be solemnized between an Indian and a foreigner. The procedure of the Court marriages does away with the rituals and ceremonies of the traditional marriages. The parties can directly apply to the Marriage Registrar for performance & registration of marriage and grant of marriage certificate. A court marriage can take place or be solemnized in the court itself in the presence of a Marriage Officer and three witnesses. This type of marriage does not have to necessarily include the elaborate customary or ritualistic steps of the personal laws of the parties to the marriage. Merely marrying in the presence of marriage officer in accordance with the act is sufficient for a valid marriage.

Procedure for court marriage:

Step 1: File a 'Notice of Intended Marriage' in the specified form to the Marriage Registrar of the district in which at least one of the parties to the marriage has resided for a period of not less than 30 days immediately preceding the date on which such notice is given.

Step 2: The notice is then published/put-up by the Registrar of Marriage inviting objections, if any.

Step 3: After the expiration of 30 days from the date on which notice of intended marriage has been published, the marriage may be solemnized unless it has been objected by any person.

Step 4: The marriage may be solemnised at the specified marriage office.

Step 5: Both parties along with three witnesses are required to be present on the date of registration/ solemnisation.

Conditions relating to solemnization of court marriage:

  • No pre-existing marriage – The parties must not have spouses living.
  • Valid Consent – The parties must not be incapable of giving valid consent by reason of unsoundness of mind.
  • Age-The male has completed the age of 21 years and the female the age of 18 years.
  • Prohibited degrees of relationships -The parties are not within the degrees of prohibited relationships. Provided that where a custom governing at least one of the parties permits of a marriage between them such marriage may be solemnized irrespective of the relation falling within the degrees of prohibited relationships.

Documents required for court marriage:

  • 1. Date of Birth Proof : ( Birth Certificate or 10th matriculation Certificate ) of Bride & Groom.
  • 2. Identity Proof: Aaadhar Card/ Voter ID Card/ Driving License/ Passport of Bride & Groom.
  • 3. Photographs: 8 Passport size photographs of each bride & groom.
  • 4. Witnesses: Three witnesses are required along with their I. D. Proof – Adhar Card / Voter ID Card / Passport / Driving License and two passport size photographs.
  • If any party is divorcee Certified copy of Decree of Divorce granted by the Court.
  • If any party is widow / widower Death Certificate of the dead spouse.
  • If any party is a Foreign Citizen or holding a foreign Passport or is having foreign residential address – Certificate of Present Marital Status of the party / No Impediment Certificate / NOC from concerned Embassy and Valid VISA.
  • Documents required for Hindu / Muslim / Christian marriage Registration under U.P. Registration Rules 2017

  • A marriage which has already been solemnized can be registered under Uttar Pradesh Marriage Registration Rules 2017
  • 1. Date of Birth Proof : ( Birth Certificate or 10th matriculation Certificate or DL or Passport ) of Bride & Groom.
  • 2. Identity Proof: Aaadhar Card/ Voter ID Card/ Driving License/ Passport of Bride & Groom.
  • 3. Photographs: Four Passport size photographs of each bride & groom.
  • 4. Witnesses: Two witnesses are required above age of eighteen years along with their I. D. Proof -Adhar Card / Voter ID Card / Passport / Driving License.
  • 5. Proof of wedding and Photographs.
  • If any party is divorcee Certified copy of Decree of Divorce granted by the Court.
  • If any party is widow / widower Death Certificate of the dead spouse.
  • If any party is a Foreign Citizen or holding a foreign Passport or is having foreign residential address – Certificate of Present Marital Status of the party / No Impediment Certificate / NOC from concerned Embassy and Valid VISA.
  • Marriage Registration Under UP Registration Rules 2017
    Marriage Registration Under UP Registration Rules 2017

    The Uttar Pradesh Marriage Registration Rules 2017 provides for the compulsory registration of all marriages solemnised in the State. Marriages can be registered under the Uttar Pradesh Hindu Marriage Registration Rules, 1973. On registering a marriage, the marriage registration certificate will be issued. Central Government’s rule regarding marriage registration has been implemented in UP since August 2017 by Women Welfare Department. As per the provision of this rule, the UP Government has made marriage registration mandatory in the state, including the Muslim community.
    Documents required for court marriage:
    1. Date of Birth Proof : ( Birth Certificate or 10th matriculation Certificate or DL or Passport ) of Bride & Groom.
    2. Identity Proof: Aaadhar Card/ Voter ID Card/ Driving License/ Passport of Bride & Groom.
    3. Photographs: 8 Passport size photographs of each bride & groom.
    4. Witnesses: Two witnesses are required along with their I. D. Proof – Adhar Card / Voter ID Card / Passport / Driving License.
    If any party is divorcee Certified copy of Decree of Divorce granted by the Court.
    If any party is widow / widower Death Certificate of the dead spouse.
    If any party is a Foreign Citizen or holding a foreign Passport or is having foreign residential address – Certificate of Present Marital Status of the party / No Impediment Certificate / NOC from concerned Embassy and Valid VISA.

    Hindu Marriage Registration Rules, 1973
    Hindu Marriage Registration Rules, 1973

    The concept of marriage is to establish a relationship between husband and wife. Based on Hindu law, the marriage is a sacred tie and last of ten sacraments that can never be broken. Also, it is a relationship that is established by birth to birth. Based on smritikars even death cannot break this relationship.
    Section 2 [2] of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 says:
    This Act applies -
    to any person who is a Hindu by religion in any of its forms or developments, including a Virashaiva, a Lingayat or a follower of the Brahmo, Prarthana or Arya Samaj;
    to any person who is a Buddhist, Jain or Sikh by religion; and
    to any other person domiciled in the territories to which this Act extends who is not a Muslim, Christian, Parsi or Jew by religion, unless it is proved that any such person would not have been governed by the Hindu law or by any custom or usage as part of that law in respect of any of the matters dealt with herein if this Act had not been passed.
    This section therefore applies to Hindus by religion in any of its forms and Hindus within the extended meaning i.e. Buddhist, Jains or Sikh and, in fact, applies to all such persons domiciled in the country who are not Muslims, Christians, Parsi or Jew, unless it is proved that such persons are not governed by the Act under any custom or usage.
    Following are the conditions that should be satisfied by the bride and groom according to UP Hindu marriage registration rules, 1973:

    Marriage should be done through Hindu customs
    Both bride and groom should belong to Hindu religion
    Minimum age of groom must be 21 years whereas the bride must be of 18 years minimum at the time of marriage
    Following are the places where the jurisdiction of the Registering officer in UP should fall: The Residence of a bridegroom, Residence of bride, Solemnization place.

    Documents required for Registration of Marriage
    Documents required for Registration of Marriage

    A marriage which has already been solemnised can be registered either under the UP Marriage Registration Rules. 2017

    Nikah & Muslim Marriage Registration
    Nikah & Muslim Marriage Registration

    Muslim law has been derived from various codified and uncodified sources like- Quran, Sunnat, Ijma, Qiyas, customs, legislation, precedents and equity, concise and justice. There are 4 major Sunni school of thoughts- Hanifi, Maliki, Shafai and Hanabli and 3 major Shia school of thoughts- Itna-Arshiya, Ismalia and Zyda. In India, Hanifi School of Islamic law is dominant.

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    Procedure of Court Marriage in Lucknow Uttar Pradesh

    Procedure of court marriage in India

    Court Marriage In India, a court marriage takes place under the special marriage act, 1954 and is common across the nation. a court marriage is performed without any discrimination on the basis of caste, color, religion, or creed. The parties who are belonging to two different religions are also eligible for court marriage. Simply a court marriage means solemnizing of marriage according to law. Court marriage can also be performed in inter-caste and inter-religion people. The interested parties can directly apply to the Marriage Registrar in order to get a marriage certificate.

    Eligibility for court marriage-

    1.      Firstly, both the parties should not have lived as husband /wife at the time of marriage.

    2.      The bride should be at least 18 years of age and the groom should be of 21 years of age.

    3.      The parties should not be of unsound mind.

    4.      They should not be unable to give valid consent at the time of marriage.

    5.      Both parties should not suffer from any kind of insanity or mental disorder.

    6.      Both the parties should not be within the degree of prohibited relationship. ( the court marriage can take place within a prohibited relationship if their custom allows doing so)

    Document required for court marriage-

    Following are certain documents which are required for court marriage:

    The application form should be signed by both parties.

    1.      Date of birth proof of the bride and groom.

    2.      Residential proof of the bride and groom.

    3.      Ten passport size photographs of the bride and groom.

    4.      if the parties are previously married Death certificate or divorce decree.

    5.      Affirmation by the parties that they are not related to each other within the degree of prohibited relationship defined in the Special Marriage Act.

    Process of court marriage-

    Step 1-Notice of marriage

    Firstly, the parties need to give notice to the marriage officer of the district. It mandates that the parties to the marriage shall give notice of the intended marriage in writing and in the form prescribed in the Second Schedule to the Marriage Officer.


    Step 2-To publish the notice

    The Marriage Officer shall publish the notice by affixing it to some conspicuous place in his office after publishing the notice; there is a waiting period for 30 days for any kind of objection. If there is no objection, then the marriage officer can perform the marriage.

    Step 3- Objection to marriage

    Under section 7, anyone can object to the court marriage within the 30 Days period that the marriage would violate any conditions specified in section 4 of the act. but the objection should be on a legal basis, not on a personal basis. The Marriage Officer, under section 8, on receiving an objection would enquire into it within 30 days and solemnize the marriage if the objection doesn’t impede the solemnization of the marriage.

    Step 4- declaration by the parties and the Witnesses

    Before the solemnization of the marriage, three witnesses are required in court marriage. Signature and declaration in the form specified in the Third Schedule, in the presence of the Marriage Officer by both the parties and three witnesses are required.


    Step 5- Certificate of marriage

    After following all these steps, the marriage officer will give the marriage certificate. And this certificate must be signed by both the parties and three witnesses. such a certificate is conclusive evidence of the court marriage.

    Court marriage cost-

    Advocate can give accurate information about court marriage fees and other expenses. You may The process of court marriage cost also varies from state to state and one has to individually look into the fees of the respective place where the marriage is to be solemnized.

    Advantages of court marriage:

    It is economical and a simpler process

    It saves the huge expenses of a wedding rituals and ceremonies.

    The parties to the marriage get the option of solemnizing the marriage in any way they want.

    It ensures the consent of both the parties. As both, the parties of marriage willingly sign the marriage documents. But There as in the marriage of ritual, the consent of the parties may or may not be free.
     

    Work of a Lawyer in court marriage:

    The parties first consult their advocate for filing the notice of the marriage. A matrimony lawyer will be your best bet to go ahead with the court marriage procedure.

    An advocate will advise the parties to the marriage as per the applicable law, the place of registration, where marriage can be registered.

    An advocate will ensure that the parties are of majority age.

    An advocate will ensure free consent of both parties.

    An advocate will prepare all the necessary documents required for the registration process. It helps in reducing the burden and time of parties to the marriage.

    An advocate will set up a mutually convenient time for you, your partner, and the three witnesses to meet at the office of the marriage registrar to conduct a final check of documentation.

    In case of further claims and deliberations raised, an advocate will file an appeal on behalf of parties and make the arguments.

    Court Marriage in Lucknow

    What is a Court Marriage?

    Court marriage is very different from the traditional marriages which generally take place in between all the family members and relatives by following all the rituals. Court marriages generally take place in the presence of a marriage officer. In court marriage, any two persons Bride and Groom who are eligible can marry each other in the presence of three witnesses. There is no need for any rituals to solemnize the marriage. Presence of a marriage officer and three witnesses is enough. The main important thing in court marriage is that it should satisfy the rules and regulations of the special marriage act, 1954. Any individuals of different genders irrespective of their caste and religion can get marry each other through the court marriage. It is not even mandatory that both the individuals must be of Indian nationals. There can be one Indian national and one Foreign national also.

    Court Marriage under Special Marriage Act, 1954

    Court Marriage is a union of two soul where oath ceremony is performed according to Special Marriage Act-1954 before the Registrar of Marriage in the presence of three witnesses thereafter a court marriage certificate is issued directly by the Registrar of Special Marriage. The main reason behind the enactment of the Special Marriage Act was to provide a special form of marriage for the people of India and all Indians residing in foreign countries, irrespective of the religion or faith followed by either party, to perform the intended the marriage. According to the Act, the bride and the groom shall observe any ceremonies for the solemnization of their marriage, provided they complete certain formalities that are prescribed for the marriage, by the Act. The Special Marriage Act 1954 has proved to be beneficial for the NRIs, because it provides for the appointment of diplomatic and consular officers as marriage officers (registrars), for solemnizing and registering marriages between citizens of India, in a foreign country. The Special Marriage Act 1954 is applicable throughout India.

    Documents required for court marriage:

    1. Date of Birth Proof : ( Birth Certificate or 10th matriculation Certificate ) of Bride & Groom.

    2. Identity Proof: Aaadhar Card/ Voter ID Card/ Driving License/ Passport of Bride & Groom.

    3. Photographs: 9 Passport size photographs of each bride & groom.

    4. Witnesses: Three witnesses are required along with their I. D. Proof – Adhar Card / Voter ID Card / Passport / Driving License and two passport size photographs.

    If any party is divorcee Certified copy of Decree of Divorce granted by the Court.If any party is widow / widower Death Certificate of the dead spouse.

    If any party is a Foreign Citizen or holding a foreign Passport or is having foreign residential address – Certificate of Present Marital Status of the party / No Impediment Certificate / NOC from concerned Embassy and Valid VISA.

    Physical presence is required:

    For Court Marriage in Lucknow Groom and Bride are required to physically present before the court of marriage officer along with their required all documents and Witnesses also.

    Foreigner or NRI Marriage in Lucknow:

    If you’re a foreigner who’s dreamed of getting married in India, you may be disappointed to know that it’s a lengthy and time consuming process to do it legally. You should be prepared to spend around 60 days in India. Here are the basic legal requirements for getting married in India.

    In India, civil weddings are governed by the provisions of The Special Marriage Act (1954). Under the Act, there’s a 30 day residency requirement, which means that either the bride or the groom has to be living in India for at least 30 days prior to applying to the local registry office to get married. For foreigners, this is evidenced by a certificate from the local police station.

    You’ll need to submit your In addition, evidence of eligibility to be married is usually required. Anyone who hasn’t been married should obtain a single status affidavit (in the US), a Certificate of No Impediment (in the UK), or Certificate of No Record (in Australia). If you’re divorced, you’ll need to produce the Decree Absolute, or if you’re widowed, a copy of the death certificate.

    If no objections to the marriage are received within 30 days of the application, a civil ceremony at the registry office can then take place. Three witnesses are required, who have to provide passport sized photographs, as well as identification and proof of address. The marriage certificate is usually issued a couple of weeks after the wedding.