Please read below for a comprehensive explanation of my services for those who live locally.
At the first meeting:
Completion of my Booking Details form.
Completion of the first legal document, the ‘Notice of Intended Marriage’ form.
Original Proof of Identity certificates (passports OR driver’s licence, birth/change of name) AND/or evidence of divorce/death (if relevant and available at this time).
Payment of a $100 booking fee which is included in the total price and explanation of fees.
Explanation of the Government brochure re: the law and married couples.
Discussion of the ‘Code of Practice’ for marriage celebrants.
Preliminary discussions about the planning of your ceremony.
After the first meeting:
Emailing of sample ceremonies/poems/readings to you. Please feel free to cut, paste and edit so we can liaise to create your unique ceremony.
There will be ongoing email/phone contact.
Liaison re: the writing and editing of your ceremony.
Prior to the Marriage ceremony:
Finalisation of your ceremony.
Final payment of your account.
Make arrangements for the final meeting.
Completion of the ‘Declaration of Marriage’ form.
Rehearsal of the ceremony.
Preparation of the final legal documents to be signed during your ceremony.
The day of your Marriage ceremony:
I will arrive around 20 minutes prior to the ceremony.
Organise the proceedings re the ceremony with the MC.
Prepare the location.
Deliver your unique ceremony that will be heard and seen by all your guests.
Attend to the signing of the final legal documents.
After your Marriage ceremony:
Lodge the following legal documents with the Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages:
– Notice of Intended Marriage form
– Marriage Certificate/Declaration of Marriage form
Supply you with an application form to apply to Service Tasmania for your legal Marriage Certificate.
I look forward to hearing from you at this very exciting time in your lives.
Feel free to contact me with any further questions/queries, or if you would like to meet or chat on the phone about your plans or book my services.