How long does a typical ceremony?
The length of the ceremony is up to you, but they typically they last about 15 – 20 minutes.
Is there a fee, honorarium, or requested donation?
There is a fee for officiating a wedding ceremony. You can learn more about my services and fees by clicking here. The balance is due any time prior to the start of the ceremony.
Is a deposit required?
A Deposit is required for me to hold your wedding date.
Will you lead a rehearsal?
In most cases, your wedding or site coordinator will lead the rehearsal. For couples that want me to attend, please just ask.
Will you be able to legally officiate at our wedding location?
I am legally authorized to officiate wedding ceremonies in Texas. If you live in another state I may have to register as an officiant. There is no additional fee for the extra paperwork.
When do you sign the marriage license? At the ceremony or beforehand?
I arrive early to your ceremony to go over last-minute details and also complete and sign the marriage license. This allows you to celebrate at the conclusion of your ceremony with no interruption for signing documents.
One of us is divorced. Does this pose any problems?
No problem at all! I am happy to officiate your ceremony.
We have children. How will you make them feel part of the ceremony?
There are many ways to include children in your ceremony besides being a ring bearer or flower girl. We can add family vows or include them in the blending of sand.
I’m pregnant. Are you still willing to marry us?
Yes and congratulations!