There are no justices of the peace in North Carolina.
For the complete set of rules or to contact a magistrate:
*Dare County http://www.darenc.com/deeds/marriage.asp or (252)475-5970. If you plan to be married by a Magistrate, please contact Dare County at 252-475-9228 or Currituck County at 252-232-3404 for information regarding the office hours and other information regarding the ceremony and fees.
*Currituck County http://www.co.currituck.nc.us/Marriage-License-Frequently-Asked-Questions.cfm or (252)232-3297.
*Ocracoke Island www.hyderod.com/ or (252)926-4198.
There must be 2 witnesses to any ceremony whether it is civil or religious.
The job of your officiant, minister or magistrate is to sign your marriage license and return it to the location in which you received it. This is the official record of your marriage. Certified copies can be obtained from the Register of Deeds office.