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Wednesday, May. 18th, 2022

5 Seaside Unity Ceremony Ideas for Your Beach Wedding or Vow Renewal

5 creative unity ceremony ideas for your beach wedding, including a shell or stone blessing ritual, unique tropical toast with a custom wedding cocktail, tra...
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Tuesday, May. 17th, 2022

Alaska considers new limits on the marriage of minors, updates to witness requirements

Learn about proposed changes to Alaska marriage laws, including raising the minimum age to marry to 16, placing additional limits on child marriage, and redu...
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Tuesday, May. 17th, 2022

You’ll have more time to use an Oklahoma marriage license beginning November 2022

Learn about changes to the expiration and return periods for marriage licenses / certificates in Oklahoma, and updates to the minister registration process f...
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Monday, May. 16th, 2022

New script! Bilingual English-Spanish Wedding Ceremony with Written Vows

We’ve added a sweet bilingual wedding ceremony script in Spanish and English to our script library! It contains a heartfelt invocation, written vows, a passa...
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Friday, May. 13th, 2022

Our Favorite Ways to Get Married Without a Wedding Ceremony

5 sweet, inexpensive, and romantic ways to get married without a wedding ceremony. Whether you want to elope alone, invite a few guests, or skip straight to ...
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Thursday, May. 12th, 2022

Inside Frankie Grande & Hale Leon’s Surprise Star Wars Wedding

From galactic glamor to sexy lightsabers and themed costumes: Celebrity wedding inspiration from Frankie Grande and Hale Leon surprise Star Wars Wedding Cer...
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Thursday, May. 12th, 2022

Virgin Islands now offers e-file for marriage licenses

Learn about the new electronic e-file system for marriage license applications in US Virgin Islands, announced in a press release last week by the Judicial ...
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Wednesday, May. 11th, 2022

Wedding ceremony on a SEPTA train! Would you perform this wedding?

A Philadelphia couple got married aboard a moving SEPTA train with the help of a resourceful wedding officiant and 50 happy guests, before celebrating with ...
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