MN Wedding Officiant FAQ
Below you will find a collection of frequently asked questions that I have received about my Minnesota wedding officiant services, Minnesota wedding ceremonies in general, and other important questions and answers that you might find useful in planning your own wedding day. If you have any questions that aren’t listed on this page, please do not hesitate to get in touch with me directly and I would be more than happy to answer any questions that you have.
A. Yes. I am able to perform wedding ceremonies throughout the entire state of Minnesota.
A. Yes. In accordance with Minnesota law, my credentials have been filed with the court administrator in Ramsey County and I am legally able to perform wedding ceremonies in the state of Minnesota.
A. Yes. You will need to have your marriage license present at the time of your wedding so that it may be signed by myself and two witnesses. You may obtain your Minnesota marriage license at any county Registrar throughout the state. You can read more specifics about the Minnesota marriage license by visiting the Hennepin County website.
A. Yes. As an ordained wedding officiant, I am able to perform wedding ceremonies in the state of Wisconsin. Please visit the Wisconsin section of my website for more information regarding my Wisconsin wedding officiant services.
A. No. Officiants are neither required nor allowed to register their credentials in the state of Wisconsin. In accordance with Wisconsin law, any ordained officiant may perform wedding ceremonies throughout the state.
A. Yes. You will need to have your Wisconsin marriage license present on the day of your wedding so that I may sign it and file it with the Register of Deeds for the county in which the ceremony takes place. Please click here to learn more about obtaining your Wisconsin marriage license.
A. I am an ordained member of the American Fellowship Church.
A. No. I do not require any premarital counseling prior to performing your wedding ceremony. In fact, this is one reason why many couples choose me as their wedding officiant. If you’d like to explore premarital counseling anyways, please contact me and I would be happy to provide you with some excellent resources.
A. No. I am a nondenominational wedding officiant who performs wedding ceremonies for both religious and non-religious couples. This is another common reason why many couples choose me as their wedding officiant.
A. Certainly! You are more than welcome to write your own vows if you would like.
A. Absolutely! As of August 1, 2013, I am available to perform same-sex marriages. For more information, please see the gay wedding officiant section of my website.