Courthouse marriage for green card

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I am a US citizen who is engaged to a Chinese citizen here on an F-1 student visa.  She graduates in April and her visa expires at the end of June, which is right when we were planning to get married.  Could we have a courthouse wedding now so that we can start the adjustment of status process to get her a green card and then have an actual wedding ceremony later?  Would that look bad in terms of evidence of a real relationship, making it appear more that we are getting married just for the green card?

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