The judge is available to perform wedding ceremonies during regular court hours, court calendar permitting.

After regular court hours, the judge performs wedding ceremonies by appointment only.

The judge cannot perform a wedding ceremony unless the couple has a lawfully obtained a marriage license, and paid a fee of $75.00 to the Elko Justice Court.

At the conclusion of the wedding ceremony, the judge will sign and present the happy couple with a marriage certificate. The judge signs another version of the marriage certificate, which is then recorded along with the couple’s marriage license at the Office of the Elko County Recorder on the second floor of the Elko County Courthouse within ten days of the ceremony.

Marriage licenses may be obtained Monday through Friday during regular business hours at the Office of the Elko County Clerk on the third floor of the Elko County Courthouse Annex.


Carlin Justice Court & Municipal Court

  • 775-754-6321
  • 775-754-6893

Elko Justice Court & Municipal Court

  • (775) 738-8403
  • (775) 738-8416

Wells Justice Court & Municipal Court

  • (775) 752-3726

Eastline Justice Court & West Wendover Municipal Court

  • (775) 664-2305
  • (775) 664-2979

District Court Dept. I

  • (775) 753-4601
  • (775) 753-4611

District Court Dept. II

  • (775) 753-4602
  • (775) 753-4611

Family Court

  • (775) 738-1551
  • (775) 738-5060

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