Proof of Sole Custody

Proof of sole custody for a marriage / civil union license:

If the State issued Birth Certificate displays two parental names, sole custody shall be proven by one of the following:

  • Certified copy of a court order specifically identifying the remaining parent has sole custody.
  • If the name of the remaining parent does not match the ID provided, proof of legal name change must be provided by certified copy or a court order or a certified copy of a marriage license.


  • Original or certified copy of a Death Certificate