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Monday, Jul. 26th, 2021

New York officially bans the marriage of minors

New laws in New York raise the minimum age of consent to marry to 18, removing all exceptions for minors. NY is the latest state to ban child marriage, follo...
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Monday, Jul. 26th, 2021

Issa Rae and Louis Diame tie the knot in France! Are destination weddings back?

Issa Rae and Louis Diame marry in an intimate micro ceremony in the South of France… Giving us big destination wedding dreams!
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Thursday, Jul. 22nd, 2021

An alligator as a ring bearer?!? Would you perform this wedding?

A bride and groom asked Wally, an emotional support alligator, to be the ring bearer for their wedding ceremony in central Pennsylvania this week.
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Wednesday, Jul. 21st, 2021

Rhode Island approves new one-day marriage designation

A new certificate will authorize Rhode Island adults to perform marriages on a specific day in a specific town, for a fee, as one-day-only wedding officiants.
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Tuesday, Jul. 20th, 2021

Updates to NYC’s Project Cupid, Marriage Bureau reopens

The NYC Marriage Bureau reopened for scheduled in-person services on July 19, including civil marriage ceremonies and marriage license appointments. These ap...
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Friday, Jul. 16th, 2021

NYC Marriage Bureau reopens Monday, July 19

The Office of the City Clerk and NYC Marriage Bureau will reopen on July 19 to in-person services and civil wedding ceremonies.
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Thursday, Jul. 15th, 2021

Would you officiate a skydiving wedding? Alaska couple jumps into marriage heart first

A sky-diving wedding brings day-of excitement to new heights. Watch these two newly-weds jump out of plane and take their vows in the Alaska wilderness.
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Thursday, Jul. 15th, 2021

Remote marriage license appointments on the horizon in Texas

County clerks in Texas will soon be able to issue marriage licenses remotely using online video-conference technology, under a new state certification proces...
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