Qualified Civil Marriage Celebrant based in Ivanhoe, Victoria

Weddings, Gay Commitments and Funerals and Baby Namings around Melbourne.

 

9 EASY STEPS

1BY LAW YOU MUST GIVE ONE MONTH’S NOTICE BEFORE YOU CAN MARRY IN AUSTRALIA.
A NOTICE of INTENDED MARRIAGE MUST BE DECLARED WHEN A CELEBRANT IS CHOSEN.

2WE MEET IN MY IVANHOE OFFICE.
I HEAR YOUR LOVE STORY OVER A NO OBLIGATION CHAT ABOUT YOUR HOPES AND EXPECTATIONS FOR THE BIG DAY. MAYBE BRAIN STORM ! YOUR QUESTIONS AND MY ANSWERS.

3I’M BOOKED AND A DEPOSIT IS PAID YOU RECEIVE THE MEMENTO INFORMATION FOLDER, TIPS, IDEAS, LEGALITIES AND ALL CONSIDERED MATTERS. YOU COMPLETE A QUESTIONAIRE.

4I WRITE THE CEREMONY YOU HAVE HOPED AND PLANNED FOR…..PERHAPS CHANGES ARE MADE. OPEN CONTACTS, PERHAPS ANOTHER MEETING.

5REHEARSAL TIME OR FINAL MEETING SO YOU ARE WELL BRIEFED ON WHAT FINER POINTS MAKES THE DAY STRESS FREE.

6MARRY US !
THE BIG DAY ARRIVES AND I’M WELL ORGANIZED READY TO DIRECT THE MAIN EVENT. MY EXCELLENT PA SYSTEM IS SETUP.

7CEREMONY IT MAYBE SIMPLE, ROMANTIC, TRADITIONAL, MODERN, POIGNANT or STRAIGHT TALKING.
MAYBE WITH A SMATTERING OF HUMOUR THAT KNOWS IT’S PLACE?
I TELL YOUR STORY JUST AS YOU HAVE PLANNED FOR.

8I PRONOUNCE YOU HUSBAND & WIFE.
AND OF COURSE THE MUCH ANTICIPATED KISS !! LET THE CELEBRATION BEGIN ……
ALL BECAUSE TWO PEOPLE FELL IN LOVE ! THE SIGNING TO MAKE IT ALL OFFICIAL.

9I LODGE THE LEGAL PAPERWORK FOR REGISTRATION, ALL IS IN ORDER WITH THE DEPT. of BIRTHS DEATHS & MARRIAGES AND YOU CAN APPLY FOR THE GOVERNMENT ISSUED CERTIFICATE WITHIN A SHORT TIME.