Frequently Asked Questions

How do we get a Florida marriage license?

Every marriage license is issued by a county court judge or clerk of the circuit court under their hand and seal. Counties issue marriage licenses, and you can apply for your license at any county clerk. Click Here for Clerk of the Court contact information by county. You can get married in any county in Florida, regardless of where you obtained your marriage license.

What is a Life-Cyle Celebrant?

A life-cycle celebrant is certified and highly trained in storytelling, ceremonial design, rituals, and symbolism.  With exceptional writing and public speaking skills, the celebrant crafts personalized ceremonies that are fun, meaningful, and memorable wedding, milestone moments, funeral, and celebration-of-life ceremonies.

What is a wedding officiant?

A wedding officiant makes your marriage legal by fulfilling the requirements set by the marriage laws in the state in which you are being married. This includes witnessing the couple's mutual decision to marry and signing the marriage license.

Can a friend officiate a wedding in Florida?

Florida law provides that only certain officials are authorized to solemnize a marriage. Friends or family can participate in the ceremony. However, the vows and pronouncements are spoken by an official authorized to solemnize marriage in Florida and one who is legal to sign the marriage license. 

Is a contract essential?​

Contracts are essential for both the client and the celebrant/officiant. Necessary details such as date, time, venue, price, deadlines, and ceremony duties and expectations are discussed and agreed upon. Preparing and making decisions in advance provides a sense of trust and reassurance for the client and officiant.

What is a micro wedding?​

A micro wedding typically has no more than 50 guests. This ceremony includes many elements found in a large wedding but on a smaller scale and with a more intimate atmosphere? Intimate weddings don't mean sacrificing a meaningful ceremony. Custom-designed ceremonies are personal and create a lifetime of memories for you and your guests.