(Closed) Wording in invitation with divorced parents but same last name

posted 6 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
451 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

Yes I would do Dadfirst and Last and Momfirst and Last, but I think you can have them on the same line so:


Peter Smith and Janet Smith


Post # 4
8216 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

I believe it should be

Mrs. Janet S
Mr. Peter S

request the honor of your presence…

I would not put them on the same line if they’re divorced.

Post # 5
1190 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

@Cheeks225:  I did it this way as well!

Post # 6
1736 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

When in doubt – ask your Mom. My FI’s parents are divorced and we just asked his Mom who indicated she was fine being on the same line with his Dad but preferred the “Ms.” title rather than “Mrs.”

Post # 7
786 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

Like pp said I’ve seen it before like

Mr. First Name Last Name and Ms. First name Last name…….

Post # 8
1186 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

Seperate lines.

Do not use “and”.

Jane Smith

Peter Smith

request your presence at the marriage of their daughter . . .


Personally, I didn’t like the way it looked so I did “together with their parents”.  On our announcements my mom did it that way, though.

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