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Marriage Resources

Marriage Licenses

We will not know for certain how quickly counties in Georgia will begin to issue marriage licenses after the ruling from the US Supreme Court. If you are interested in obtaining a marriage license – contact your county officials regarding payment whether they accept credit cards, checks, or cash only.Information on how to obtain a marriage in other counties can be found on the State of Georgia website:

FAQ: See Georgia Equality and Lambda Legal Fact Sheeting regarding marriage in Georgia : FAQ – Marriage Equality in Georgia

If you have encountered difficulty obtaining a marriage license or appropriate recognition of your married status, or are looking for contact information for private  attorneys  who  might  advise  you,  contact  Lambda  Legal’s  Help  Desk  at  404-897-1880,  ext.  240,  or  online  at


Fulton County

Fulton County are currently issuing marriage licenses! Information on how to obtain a marriage license in Fulton County can be found on this website:

Premarital Counseling

The State of Georgia allows for a discount of marriage license fees for those couples who have attended a certified premarital counseling program.  Georgia Equality is currently working to identify certified counselors who are willing to work with gay and lesbian couples.  Click here to view the current list of resources. Several of the officiants listed also offer premarital counseling services.

Are you a registered officiant in Georgia who would love to help join same-sex couples in marriage in the event that the Supreme Court rules in favor of the freedom to marry? Please take a moment to sign up here to be listed as an interested officiant in Georgia!

Are you hoping to get married right away if the freedom to marry comes to Georgia? We’ve gathered a list of officiants from the state who are ready to perform weddings after the decision comes down! Some of these officiants also offer premarital counseling services as well.