Office of the Sheriff
1 Woolfolk Ave
PO Box 504
Louisa, VA 23093
Louisa County Sheriff's Office
The Code of Virginia provides that the Sheriff may perform a wedding ceremony.
You do not need to be a resident of the County of Louisa, to be married by
the Sheriff. Witnesses are not required for the ceremony but guests are welcomed.
You must obtain a marriage license before the ceremony can be performed. Please
call the Louisa County Circuit Court Clerk's Office (number and address at
bottom of page) if you have questions about obtaining a marriage license at
a cost of $30.00, (540) 967-5312.
Sheriff Fortune is authorized to perform a civil wedding ceremony. Sheriff
Fortune can perform evening or weekend weddings with prior arrangements. Please
call us for more information: (540)967-4589.
Contact the Sheriff's Office staff to schedule weddings anytime during normal
business hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Weddings can
be performed in the Sheriff's Office, in the empty courtroom, or at your Home
or Church. Weddings can also be held at a site of your choice, or outside,
- Wedding License:
County of Louisa
Circuit Court Clerk's Office
100 West Main Street (Lower Level)
Telephone: (540) 967-5312
- Wedding Ceremony:
During Regular Business Hours
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday Cost: Per Discretion
Telephone: (540) 967-4589