Tijl Ehlers posted an update 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Marriage may be something that would affect only the couple who had gotten married, their families, and the solemnizing authority for the marriage, but it could not be denied that marriage is actually something that would have effects that would be binding upon the world. The most obvious of these and the most often cited would be the fact that marriage is something that would operate to bar the couple who had gotten married from getting married to another person while the first marriage is in existence, but there are other effects that would also be the direct result of the fact of the marriage. Therein lays the reason why marriage records like Lucas County Marriage Records are some of the most requested for records from the government.Marriage records are the official records of the government in regards to the marriage that is reflected on the records itself, and as such, these are the best evidence that one could present in order to prove the fact of the marriage. As the official records of the government, the contents of the records are given the presumption of regularity such that the contents of the records are presumed to be true and accurate at all times, precluding the party presenting the records from having to prove that the contents are true and accurate, though it must be noted that the presumption is merely prima facie and may still be overturned through the use of competent evidence.It must also be noted that the presumption applies only if the records were obtained from the proper sources, hence, while there is no need to prove that the contents of the records are true and accurate, there would still be the need to prove that the records were obtained from the proper sources. Further, note that these records also do not come for free and the party who would make the request for them would still have to pay for the required fee, though that fee would usually very minimal so as not to present a true obstacle to any person who would make the request for the records.A request for copies of the records could be done at both the local or county and the national or state level, though most requests are coursed at the local level as a search here would usually be faster. Of course, the reason for that would be because there are fewer records here that would have to be checked, and that may also be a disadvantage given that it is possible that the records that would be requested for could not be found here. The method for making the request would usually be through the mail or in person, but it would depend on the office where the request would be made.Lucas County Vital Records are also available online through the use of online databases, but note that these online databases are not official sources, hence, any and all information obtained through them could not be used for official purposes even if the information that they could provide would be substantially the same as that which could be found from the official sources.