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Yes. It is recommended you check the Internetwebsite for the particular Internet ministry to verify that their ministers areauthorized to perform marriage ceremonies.
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No. Just as with opposite-sex couples, so longas your out-of-state marriage is consistent with the laws and public policy ofNew Jersey, your marriage is valid and recognized in this State and you willnot need to enter into a New Jersey marriage.
No. You must contact the state or country inwhich you were married.
Each judge of the United States Court of Appealsfor the Third Circuit, each judge of the federal district court, United Statesmagistrate, judge of a municipal court, judge of the Superior Court, judge of atax court, retired judge of the Superior Court or Tax Court, or judge of the SuperiorCourt or Tax Court, the former County Court, the former County Juvenile andDomestic Relations Court, or the former County District Court who has resignedin good standing, surrogate of any county, county clerk and any mayor or formermayor not currently serving on the municipal governing body or the deputy mayorwhen authorized by the mayor, or chairman of any township committee or villagepresident of this State, and every minister of every religion, are herebyauthorized to solemnize marriages or civil unions between such persons as maylawfully enter into the matrimonial relation or civil union; and everyreligious society, institution or organization in this State may join togetherin marriage or civil union such persons according to the rules and customs ofthe society, institution or organization. A civil celebrant shall be authorizedto solemnize marriages or civil unions if certified by the Secretary of State.