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.