FAQ | Frequently Asked Questions
For your convenience, our most common questions are answered right here.
Is Premarital Counseling required to be married ?
Pre-marital counseling is not required. We offer a complimentary pre-marital counseling session free of charge and additional sessions at an additional fee of $30 per session
What do we need to do to initiate your wedding officiant services?
If you contact us with an intent to hire we’ll need your name, your spouses name/date of wedding, time, if you need us at the rehearsal- that date and time. Make a deposit towards your total fee which reserves the date. We accept payments via Square and Pay Pal. Deposits are non-refundable
What are your standard payment terms?
Retainer received with contract holds your date. Payment required in full two weeks prior to the ceremony. Payments are received via Square Invoices are sent by email with secure links for allpayments. Payment in full is required before any ceremony will be conducted.
How far are you willing to travel and is there a travel fee?
Up to 35 miles away from the officiants home without a travel fee. Over 35 miles a $50 travel fee is accessed.. Overnight lodging is requested if the ceremony is over 2 hours away. Airfare, lodging, parking and tolls may also be added to any ceremony depending on location
How long after the ceremony do you file for the official marriage license?
The license is mailed immediately following the ceremony
How long does the ceremony usually last?
As long as you want, but typically ceremonies last between 20-30 minutes
WIll you allow us to write our own vows?
Absolutely! This is your day, we encourage it, words from your heart are extra special
Can we read a script of our ceremony before our wedding day?
Of course, a draft of the ceremony will be provided for you to make revisions and approve prior to the ceremony
In which states are you licensed to officiate ceremonies?