Standard non-personalized ceremony performed with 10 people or less in attendance (couple and 8 guests maximum). Children under 5 years of age are not included in attendance count.
Elopement ceremonies are those where the couple contacts me within 30 days or less of their ceremony date. Change of date charge is $25 based on officiant availability.
You can write your own vows or use mine.
During the current pandemic, proper physical distancing and specific county health protocols will be followed. This will be discussed at our first meeting.
Your wedding ceremony date/time is not considered "on the books" until our non-refundable $200 retainer or full ceremony amount has been received. All fees can be paid by local personal check, local bank issued check, or Zelle. Any unpaid amount due is payable before ceremony is performed. If balance is owed and is not paid by date agreed upon either stated on signed contract or written email correspondence, signed license will NOT be mailed to county for registration and any signed agreement is voided.
Ceremonies held more than 31 miles from my office will have an additional travel fee added based on the mileage added.
Arrival at ceremony site at least 20 minutes before scheduled starting time.
Unlimited phone, test, email or Zoom contact between officiant and couple.
Signing will be immediately after ceremony and mailing of California State Marriage License to appropriate county clerk's office will be within five days of ceremony.
NOTE: If you want would like to order a Certified Copy(ies) of your Marriage, I am able to notarize the state's request form for an additional $25 fee (required by the state of California). Los Angeles and Ventura counties each charge $15 per copy requested with your enclosed check payable to the issuing County Clerk/Recorder's Office.
You must provide at least one witness. If I am providing the witness, you need to notify me in advance. There will be a $25 fee added.
Wedding Ceremony/Vow Renewal (Package #2)
Everything in Package 1 with the addition of:
Standard non-personalized ceremony with guest attendance of more than 10 people.
My attendance at your venue rehearsal is $25.
Any venue that is over 31 miles from my office will be charged a one time mileage fee based on Google Maps.
Ceremonies starting after scheduled start time will be charged an additional $25 per 30 minutes or portion thereof.
Personalized wedding ceremony based on your ceremony vision, expectations, love story and answers to our exclusive "Couple's Questionnaire".
Wedding Sub-Ceremony Addition (Per Item - Maximum of 2)
Add a special Sub-Ceremony to your Wedding Package. This can include a Love Lock Ceremony, Unity Candles, Sand Ceremony, Parent Rose Appreciation, Memory Box, or a special reading done by a friend or family member. I have other ways you can make your ceremony personal - just ask. You must provide items needed. If I provide items needed an additional fee will be charged.
Notary Service for Certified Copy/ies of Marriage License