|Frequently Asked Questions |
- Where are you licensed to perform weddings?
I am a licensed officiant in both Oregon and Washington states.
- Marriage License
I ask couples to bring the marriage license package obtained from the County Clerk to the second meeting. A marriage license is valid for sixty (60) days after the initial 3 day waiting period for the State your ceremony will occur. It is my responsibility to complete the marriage license documentation and return the signed documents to the County of origin after the ceremony. Couples will then have to contact the County to obtain their certified copy their documentation. If your ceremony is in Oregon you can obtain the license from any County Clerk in the state.
- What is the Planning Guide?
The ceremony planning guide helps the couple create a personalized wedding ceremony. This special guide contains order of service suggestions, sample vows, readings & blessings. I am available by phone or email as you plan your ceremony from this guide and add your own personal touch. I will prepare a draft of your ceremony from our email and phone conversations prior to our second meeting.
- Is Officiant required at the Rehearsal?
Rehearsal - The finished ceremony that couples receive at the second meeting review and ceremony walk through (dry rehearsal) usually prepares couples well enough that my attendance at the rehearsal is not needed. The customized ceremony can be given to the event planner, photographers and DJs. I am available for consultation for issues pertaining to the ceremony right up to the wedding day.
- Do you do Pre-marital coaching?
Yes, for an additional fee.
- What is your Wedding Day Schedule as Officiant?
On the day of the wedding, I arrive 45 minutes to an hour prior to the scheduled ceremony. I coordinate with the various professionals, such as the site wedding planners, musicians and photographer. You're now ready to enjoy your perfect wedding celebration!
- What is you booking fee policy?
When couple decides to use my services, I will collect a non-refundable deposit that secures your wedding date and time.