Illinois mayor Steve Chirico shamed for maskless wedding | Miami Herald

Mayors need to wear masks at weddings if they impose that citizens do the same. The same rule should apply that those getting married should take a premarital Preparation Course. Why is this the case? Well, the research shows that those that do take premarital preparation education are more likely to remain married. Fortunately we offer an Online Florida Premarital Preparation Course for $19.99 per couple. Our course also allows you to avoid the three day wait. You will also save $32.50 on your Florida marriage license. Take the course now get it done it is easy it’s self paced and it’s only four hours and completely online!

Illinois mayor Steve Chirico was shamed on Twitter by his niece after he attended his daughter’s wedding in Florida
— Read on www.miamiherald.com/news/state/florida/article247511360.html

Save money on your Florida wedding

While we think it’s a fantastic idea to have a photo contest at your wedding to save money so you don’t have to hire a photographer, we also recommend that you take our Florida Premarital Preparation Course for $19.99 per couple. You will also save $32.50 on your Florida marriage license by taking our course and avoid the three day wait and fall deeper in love!

Bride-to-be asks her guests to compete in photo contest so she doesn’t have to hire photographer

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Wedding planners adapt to COVID-19 era with elopements, smaller ceremonies

COVID-19 has changed everything about getting married but don’t be alarmed, lots of couples are still getting married in Florida. Before you get married in Florida make sure you take our Florida Premarital Preparation Course for $19.99 per couple. You will avoid the three day wait and save lots of money on your marriage license. There is no greater time to take our premarital course!

Officiants and event coordinators across Tampa Bay are seeing couples tie the knot in small gatherings now, with plans to delay bigger celebrations.
— Read on www.tampabay.com/news/business/2020/11/27/wedding-planners-adapt-to-covid-19-era-with-elopements-smaller-ceremonies/

Premarital Course and COVID

Don’t forget to take our Florida Premarital preparation course if you’re getting married in Florida and you want to save $32.50 off your marriage license and avoid the three day wait. Our course is $19.99 per couple. Take our Florida Premarital Course today we know that you will love it!

www.floridatoday.com/story/news/2020/11/10/covid-19-may-mute-celebrations-but-toasting-who-and-what-matters-still-important/6043090002/

Florida Premarital online course

This is a great article about preparing for a wedding during these difficult times. Another great way to prepare for your wedding and your future marriage is to take our Florida online premarital preparation course. The cost is $19.99 per couple and you will save a lot of money on your Florida marriage license and you will avoid the three day wait. The best part of the course in addition to saving money is that you will learn so much more about each other and so much more about yourself and learn how to communicate better and be more more more in love. Certainly you want to be extremely in love for your marriage and especially your wedding night!

www.nytimes.com/2020/11/03/fashion/weddings/how-to-serve-your-guests-safely-at-your-reception.html

Say ‘I do’ during group Biker Wedding in Daytona Beach – News – Daytona Beach News-Journal Online – Daytona Beach, FL

Say ‘I do’ during group Biker Wedding in Daytona Beach – News – Daytona Beach News-Journal Online – Daytona Beach, FL
— Read on www.news-journalonline.com/news/20200309/say-lsquoi-dorsquo-during-group-biker-wedding-in-daytona-beach

Mother Gifts Late Daughter’s Wedding Dress to Another Bride-To-Be

Finding that perfect wedding dress is a journey.
— Read on www.kjrh.com/news/local-news/designer-wedding-gown-gift

Do not forget to take our Florida premarital preparation course and save big dollars on your Florida marriage license.

Online Premarital Preparation Course in Duval County

Online Premarital Preparation Course in Duval County

Avoid the three day wait and save $32.50 on your marriage license in Duval County.

Here’s how it works:

The courthouse will discount your marriage license $32.50 upon completing our online premarital preparation course. 

The cost of our the course is $19.99, so you will actually SAVE $12.51 on your marriage license and there will be no out of pocket cost.

Our Online Premarital Preparation Couse for Duval County Covers the Following Cities:

  • Jacksonville
  • Jacksonville Beach
  • Atlantic Beach
  • Neptune Beach
  • Baldwin
  • Orange Park

To purchase your online marital course, click here.

For your convenience, D’Arienzo Psychological Group has supplied information here from the Duval County Marriage License website:

Marriage Licenses – General Information

In order to obtain a marriage license in Duval County, a couple must apply together, in person, at the Duval County Clerk of Courts office. The marriage license is only good within the State of Florida. Both parties must be present with their State issued ID, military ID, or passport, as well as their Social Security cards.

If either applicant has been married previously, you will need to know the exact date of divorce, death, or annulment. If the marriage ended within the last sixty (60) days, you must bring proof showing how the marriage ended.

Applicants under eighteen (18) years of age must have consent from both parents, unless a Court order has given one parent sole custody, in which case they must have consent from the parent having sole custody. The consent must be provided at the time the application for a marriage license is made. Applicants under sixteen (16) years of age must have court approval, and should contact the Clerk of Court’s office for more information.

The fee for a marriage license is $93.50, and must be paid in cash only. Other forms of payment are not accepted. If both parties have taken a premarital class with a registered premarital course provider, the fee is reduced to $61.00.

Effective January 1st, 1999, there is a three (3) day waiting period for marriage licenses unless a premarital class has been taken from a registered premarital course provider. If both applicants are Non-Florida residents, then this waiting period shall be waived.

Office information

We are open Monday thru Friday, excluding Holidays. Hours for each office are listed below. If you have a question or would like more information, please contact either of our offices at:

Duval County Courthouse – Downtown
501 West Adams Street, Room 2396
Jacksonville, FL 32202
(904) 255-2000
Hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Duval County Courthouse – Beaches Branch
1543 Atlantic Blvd
Neptune Beach, FL 32266
(904) 255-2000
Hours: 8:00am – 4:30pm

Issuance of marriage license

A County Judge or Clerk of the Circuit Court shall issue every marriage license. The County Judge or Clerk of the Circuit Court shall issue license, upon application of the license, if there appears to be no impediments to the marriage. (F.S. 741.01).

Written application required

No County Judge or Clerk of the Circuit Court in this state shall issue a license for the marriage of any person present unless shall be first presented and filed with him an affidavit in writing, signed by both parties to the marriage, made and subscribed before some person authorized by law to administer an oath, reciting the true and correct ages of such parties; unless both such parties shall be over the age of 18, except as provided in F.S. 741.0405 (F.S. 741.04)

Issuance in blank prohibited

It is unlawful for any County Court Judge or Clerk of the Circuit Court in the State to send out of his office any marriage license signed in blank to be issued upon application to persons not in the office of the County Judge or Clerk of the Circuit Court (F.S. 741.03)

Persons authorized to solemnize matrimony

  1. All regularly ordained ministers of the gospel or elders in communion with some church or other ordained clergy, all judicial officers, Clerk of the Circuit Court, and notaries public of this state may solemnize the rights of matrimonial contract, under the regulations prescribed by law.
  2. Any marriage which may be had and solemnized among the people called “Quakers or Friends”, in the manner and form used or practiced in their societies, according to their rites and ceremonies, shall be good and valid in law; and wherever the words “minister” and “elder” are used in this chapter, they shall be held to include all of the persons connected with the Society of Friends, or Quaker, who perform or have charge of the marriage ceremony according to their rites and ceremonies.

Marriage not to be solemnized without a License

Before any of the persons named in s. 741.07 shall solemnize any marriage, he or she shall require of the parties a marriage license issued according to the requirements of s. 741.01. Making sure the ceremony is performed between the “effective” and “expiration” date.

License must be certified and filed within ten (10) days

Within ten (10) days after solemnizing the marriage he shall make a certificate thereof on the license, and shall transmit the same to the office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court from which it was issued.

Time limit

The license must be used within sixty (60) days from the “effective date”.

Pre-marital Course Provider List

The course provider list is sorted by last name. You may sort the list by clicking on a column header such as last name, city, Zip code, etc. If you wish to be added to or removed from this list as a course provider, please contact the Marriage License department directly for more information. If you are planning to attend a pre-marital class, please contact a course provider for more information. The fee for a pre-marital class is determined by the course provider, and is in addition to the fees relating to the marriage license itself.

Please click here to access the Pre-marital Course Provider List.

Online Premarital Preparation Course in Dixie County

Online Premarital Preparation Course in Dixie County

Avoid the three day wait requirement and save $32.50 on your marriage license in Dixie County. We do provide the approved premarital course in an online format so you can save money on your marriage license and avoid waiting three days to have your marriage license issued to you. Contact our office today to get started.

Here’s how it works:

The Dixie County Clerk of Court will discount your marriage license application fee $32.50 upon completing our online premarital preparation course. 

The cost of our the course is $19.99, so you will actually SAVE $12.51 on your marriage license and there will be no out of pocket cost.

Our Online Premarital Preparation Course for Dixie County Covers the Following Cities:

  • Cross City
  • Horseshoe Beach
  • Old Town

To purchase your online marital course, click here.

 

For your convenience, D’Arienzo Psychological Group has supplied information here from the Dixie County Marriage License website. Please refer to the Dixie County Clerk of Court website for additional information. http://www.dixieclerk.com/marriage.html

Marriage Information

Contacting the Dixie County Clerk of Court regarding Marriage is easy using one of the following options.

By Phone:      352.498.1200

By Fax:           352.498.1201

By Mail:         P.O. Box 1206, Cross City, FL 32628

By E-Mail:  djohnson@dixieclerk.com

The Clerk of the Circuit Court is the marriage License issuing agent for the state. The Marriage License Department is here to answer your questions concerning Marriage License in Dixie County.

 

Frequently Asked Questions – Marriage

What is required when applying for a marriage license and how much does it cost?

The fee is $93.50 if you do not take the premarital preparation course and you will have a three day waiting period before you can pick up your license. If you do take the premarital preparation course the fee $61.00 and the three day waiting period is waived. You will need to bring your certificate when you come in to apply. Both parties must be present and will need to provide your driver license and social security number. Non citizens may provide a Social Security Number, or an Alien Registration Number issued by the Immigration and   Naturalization Service.  If either party has been married before you will need to know the date the last marriage ended and by divorce or death. Both parties are required to read the below attached Family Law Handbook before the marriage license may be issued.

How long is the license good for?

The marriage license is only good for 60 days after applying, if not used within   that time they will expire.

What to do with the marriage license after the ceremony?

The license should be returned to our office within 10 days after the ceremony. There is no charge for the recording fee and there is no charge for the first certified copy. Additional certified copies cost $2.00.

Must I apply for a marriage license in the county I live in?

No. A Marriage License can be applied for and solemnized in any Florida County.

Who may perform Marriage Ceremonies?

All regularly ordained ministers of the gospel, elders in communion with a church, or other ordained clergy.

All Judicial Officers, including retired Judicial Officers, Clerks of the Circuit Court, and Notary Publics of this State.

Who is a regularly ordained minister?

A minister who has been recognized in the manner required by the regulations of the respective denomination to perform marriage ceremonies.

May a license be issued to a person 16 or 17 years of age?

A license may be issued to a person 16 or 17 years of age if both parents sign a written consent, if the minor has been married before or if both parents are deceased and there is no legal guardian. The age requirement can be waived by a County Judge for applicants that prove they are parents or expectant parents.

Can a minor, younger than 16 get a marriage license?

Florida Statute 741.0405(4) states that no license to marry shall be granted to any person under the age of 16 years, with or without the consent of the parents, except as provided in Florida Statute 741.0405(2) and (3).

Family Law Handbook

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Family Law Handbook

Family Law Handbook – Spanish version

As of January 1, 1999, every person is required to read the following information prior to obtaining a Marriage License in Florida.

Online Premarital Preparation Course in Desoto County

Online Premarital Preparation Course in Desoto County

Avoid the three day wait requirement and save $32.50 on your marriage license in Desoto County. We do provide the approved premarital course in an online format so you can save money on your marriage license and avoid waiting three days to have your marriage license issued to you. Contact our office today to get started.

Here’s how it works:

The Desoto County Courthouse will discount your marriage license application fee from $93.50 to $61.00 upon completing our online premarital preparation course. 

The cost of our the course is $19.99, so you will actually SAVE $12.51 on your marriage license and there will be no out of pocket cost.

Our Online Premarital Preparation Course for Desoto County Covers the Following Cities:

  • Arcadia
  • Brownville
  • Cubitis
  • Fort Ogden
  • Hull
  • Lake Suzy
  • Lansing
  • Nocatee,
  • Southfort
  • Pine Level
  • Platt

To purchase your online marital course, click here.

 

 

For your convenience, D’Arienzo Psychological Group has supplied information here from the Desoto County Marriage License website. Please refer to the Desoto County Clerk of Court website for additional information. http://www.desotoclerk.com/MarriageLic.htm

Marriage  License Information

Requirements:

  • Both applicants must apply in person and bring a drivers license, passport or state issued identification card. If either applicant was previously married, the date the marriage ended by divorce or death is required.
  • The effective date of the license will not be valid until three (3) days after issuance if both partners do not attend the pre-marital course. Exceptions to the waiting period are non-Florida residents and persons asserting hardships.
  • Both applicants must be at least 18 years of age to apply without parental consent.
  • If either applicant is under the age of 18 years of age but at least 16 years of age, a birth certificate and proof of identification is required along with a notarized written consent of the parents or guardian. Consent forms are available at our office.
  • Applicants under 16 years of age must obtain a determination from a county judge.
  • No blood test is required.
  • The cost is $93.50 payable by cash, check or money order payable to the Clerk of Court. A reduction in the fee ($32.50) will be assessed for any couple that provides a valid certificate of completion of a pre-marital course (making the license $61.00).
  • The license must be used within sixty (60) days of issuance.
  • The license may be used in any county in the State of Florida.
  • The executed license must be returned within ten (10) days to our office.

Our office can also  perform the marriage ceremony for an additional fee of $30.00. Office hours  are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Click here to see our Fees Page.