(Closed) Officiant Cancelled

posted 10 years ago in Beehive
Post # 3
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286 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2007

Call your town clerk (at Town Hall or City Hall).  They usually can provide a list of officiants.  I did this in an email blitz 1.5 weeks before my wedding and over 30 responded with availability and quotes. 

Post # 4
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84 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2007 - Ceremony at a cement and stained glass cathedral and reception at a boutique hotel ballroom

You can also get a family member or friend to officiate your wedding. 🙂 I hear it’s pretty easy in CA to get the paperwork done.

Post # 5
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27 posts
Newbee
  • Wedding: July 2008

You can even be ordained online in California I’ll ask for the website so pretty much anyone can do it!

Post # 7
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196 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2008 - Hotel on the westside of Los Angeles

Dr. Robert Ringler is a really fantastic non-denominational officiant in LA.  We were going to use him until we decided to have a religious ceremony.  His ceremonies are simply beautiful and he is a sweetheart. He’s a little pricey (about $900!). Here is his info:

http://www.herecomestheguide.com/service/detail/bel-air-wedding-ceremonies

Here Comes the Guide also has listings for other officiants in the area, so you might want to check those as well. Good luck!

 

Post # 8
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1458 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2008

Wow – that’s too bad. Isn’t there some kind of cacellation clause in your contract with him? I know in every contract I’ve signed so far it’s stated that if the person(s) providing service can not make it they will replace themself for me.

I wish I could give you some places to look, but I’m in the land of snow and road construction here in MN. Good luck! I’m sure it will all work itself out just fine.

 

 

Post # 10
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471 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2008

Bride10,

It is probably best it didn’t work out anyway. Contract that doesn’t need to be signed? Sounds sketchy. If anything were to happen closer to the wedding and he cancelled then or even the night before, there may not be any recourse!

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