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Marriage LicensesA Public Marriage License is a public record from which anyone can obtain the information and a copy.
Marriage CeremoniesIf you purchased a marriage license, California law requires you to have a marriage ceremony performed anywhere in the State of California.
Fictitious Business NamesAn individual or a business entity must file a fictitious business name (FBN) statement with the Office of the Recorder-County Clerk in the county where the business will be located, when the content of the business name is other than the owner’s last name.
Notary Public Bonds Oaths & BondA Notary Public must file an oath of office and bond with the Office of the County Clerk in the county where their principal place of business is located.
Office of the Recorder-County Clerk
44 N. San Joaquin Street
Second Floor, Suite 260
Stockton, CA 95202
Phone: (209) 468-3939
Fax: (209) 468-8040
County Clerk: 8:00 - 4:00
(Marriage Licenses, Document Filing)
Document Recording: 8:00 - 4:00
Vital Statistics: 8:00 - 4:15
(Copies of Birth/Death/Marriage Certificates)
Copies of Recorded Documents: 8:00 - 4:30
General Office Hours: 8:00 - 4:30
Open weekdays, except holidays