Do you get our marriage license?
A: No. I cannot make an appointment for you at the county register nor obtain a license on your behalf. To avoid going to the county's office, you need to contact a notary specially authorized by the county registry to issue licenses. Otherwise, you need to apply for your license online at , if you live in Los Angeles County, and pick up your license in person with a photo ID. You can follow the same process in the different counties throughout California; Orange County, Ventura County, Riverside County, etc.
Will you meet with the couple previous to the ceremony to discuss ideas and answer questions?
A: Yes. My services include a meeting in person or online, to meet and discuss all the wedding service related issues.
Do your services include attendance to the rehearsal?
A: Yes, I am available to attend your rehearsal dinner or party for an extra fee. If you don’t have a rehearsal event, I will meet up with you prior to the wedding to discuss the final details of your ceremony, unless otherwise decided.
Will the couple have a choice of wedding ceremony content and vows?
A: Yes, my services are personalized so I can write the ceremony especially for you or I can also provide assistance in writing vows and structuring your service. If you have a very clear idea of what you want, I will just officiate your wedding; but, if you need help with the ceremony itself, ideas on what to do or with writing your vows, I will do that for you as well.
Do you provide ceremony ideas, customs, readings, ceremony samples, etc.?
A: Yes, I will provide you with samples for your ceremony, ideas on what you can add or remove, samples of vows, readings and all the elements you need to have a great ceremony.
Will you stick to the agreed upon ceremony content and wording or do you improvise some of the
A: Yes. I will give you via e-mail a copy of the service draft for your approval. After final approval, I will print it and take it to the wedding day.
Does the couple have a say as to what you will wear to the wedding?
A: Yes. I usually wear a black (pant or skirt) suit but, I have been asked to be barefoot and to wear a tan or off white dress for beach weddings or to wear a color shirt to match the wedding colors. I will discuss with you your preferences, since it is my purpose to help you have a great wedding and I understand pictures are a big part of it.
Upon booking, do you have the pertinent details in writing?
A: Yes. There will be a contract signed by the couple and myself.
Do you offer extra services like wedding coordination, party planning, etc.?
A: No. My main expertise is to marry couples. However, I love weddings and I have helped to plan a lot of them for friends and relatives, so I am open to assist in any way I can; I also have vendors I can refer you to, if you need professionals to help you organize your big day.