By Michael Scott Davidson Las Vegas Review-Journal
Clark County Clerk Lynn Goya has seen futures threatened by a single piece of missing paper.
The document is a marriage certificate. In the U.S. it could be vital to collecting a bevy of benefits, including those tied to health insurance, taxes and Social Security.
But for any of the tens of thousands of couples who tie the knot in Las Vegas each year, those benefits could be off the table if the officiant never files the proper paperwork with Goya.