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The Pros and Cons of Virtual Weddings: Is a Zoom ceremony the right choice for you?

Published: Thursday, May. 21st, 2020

A virtual wedding can’t truly replace a ceremony and reception with all of your loved ones (and vendors!) fully present. But even in the grand scheme of wedding planning, there are always going to have to be compromises. So ask yourself: in five or ten years, what will I want to look back on? What am I looking forward to the most about my wedding? What kind of wedding memories...

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These states are where you can - and can't - get married online

Published: Monday, May. 11th, 2020

Headlines might have you thinking that Zoom weddings are legal across the country, but we're not quite there... yet....


Illinois allows Zoom wedding ceremonies, and they’re letting couples file for licenses online too!

Published: Thursday, May. 7th, 2020

Virtual weddings (Zoom, Skype, Facetime ect.) are now allowed in three states in the US, suggesting that a paradigm shift in the wedding industry may be underway. Starting May 1, 2020, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker issued an order giving couples the right to apply for their marriage licenses and solemnize their marriages via video conference. While only the third state to explicitly allow su...

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California allows couples to obtain marriage licenses and solemnize marriage via video conference

Published: Friday, May. 1st, 2020

Golden State wedding officiants can now perform Skype weddings!

California has joined New York as one of the states that will allow couples to obtain their marriage license online and get married via video conference – but only for the next 60 days....

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Skype, Zoom, Livestream: Virtual Wedding Ceremonies Defined

Published: Wednesday, Apr. 29th, 2020

With crowd restrictions and business closures putting a forcible halt to wedding plans, couples are quickly looking to the innovative concept of the virtual wedding ceremony as the solution to their Coronavirus wedding woes....

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Minister Q&A on Officiating a Safe, One-of-a-Kind Wedding Ceremony During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Published: Monday, Apr. 27th, 2020

Sean Kelley recently got ordained and performed a special, socially distant ceremony for his father outside of an assisted living center - all so that his 92-year-old grandmother could be physically...

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Online ordained minister performs heartwarming socially distant wedding ceremony at assisted living center

Published: Saturday, Apr. 25th, 2020

Socially distanced elopements are quickly becoming the newest wedding ceremony trend in the wake of COVID-19, and AMM Minister Sean Kelley of Ohio just officiated one of the most extraordinary ones we’ve heard of yet....


New York releases virtual wedding rules, wedding officiants can now perform video wedding ceremonies (UPDATED)

Published: Monday, Apr. 20th, 2020

Over the weekend, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo released an executive order that allowed city clerks and other wedding officiants to officiate wedding ceremonies over the internet by video. The announcement marked the first such officia...


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