(Closed) Who pays for this?

posted 8 years ago in Money
  • poll: Who pays?
    Have him pay, lord knows you've spent enough so far : (9 votes)
    69 %
    You pay, after all it is the real wedding : (4 votes)
    31 %
  • Post # 3
    Member
    2867 posts
    Sugar bee

    He, as in your Fiance?  or his Family?  I mean, honestly–your money will be his after you get married and vice versa.

    Post # 4
    Member
    988 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    It’s only a hundrad dollars you can pretty much split it lol. Why are you getting married at the courthouse first though?

    Post # 6
    Member
    376 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I voted for “him” but I meant the two of you. If he’s got the $$ in his checking account, then him! if your parents are paying, I wouldn’t ask them. If you’re paying for the wedding and not him, then I would ask him to pick up the tab on this one.

    We’re doing a courthouse ceremony too and will just do a nice lunch afterward. 

    Post # 7
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    1046 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2010

    I would consider this the cost of the officiant, and thus if your family is paying for the wedding it should be included.

    Post # 8
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    581 posts
    Busy bee

    If you are talking old school, the groom would pay for the officient.  In this case, it would be the courthouse costs.  But as someone else said, it would be both of you because your money will be his and vise-versa.

    Post # 9
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    10367 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2010

    Um, you’re getting married. It’s joint money….does it matter?

    Post # 10
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    252 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    I never knew something like this (getting legally married for only $100) was a big deal. Weddings are so expensive already, you would think no one would really care about who pays for the $100 fee. 

    Anyhoos, I’m with the majority, his money is your money and your money is his money. It doesn’t matter because in the end you BOTH are still paying for it.

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