Thoughts on legalities in wedding ceremony

posted 3 years ago in Ceremony
Post # 3
3202 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: January 2014

I definitely don’t think that’s necessary. I am not positive, but I am using my nickname throughout our whole ceremony, and will just use my legal name on the certificate. I’m sure you could call the Clerk of Courts and double check, or ask your officiant.

Post # 4
10906 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2009

@futuremrswood25:  My DH is a pastor and ordained minister, and I just asked him.  He said you would have to have your legal name on the marriage license itself. However, you would not need to use your legal name during the ceremony.

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