(Closed) Marriage License question..

posted 8 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 3
504 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

I don’t think that should be an issue at all. I wasn’t aware that it was customary that the Bridesmaid or Best Man and Maid/Matron of Honor sign the license. My mother signed our license since we only needed 1 signature. I wouldn’t think they would take any offense at all especially if you let them know before hand who you would like to sign and why.

Post # 4
441 posts
Helper bee

We didn’t need anyone to sign as a witness, just our officiant signed. However, I don’t think it’d be a problem if you had your brothers sign instead of your Maid/Matron of Honor and Bridesmaid or Best Man. You don’t have to make a big deal about the signing, just casually ask your brothers to come over and sign. Chances are, your Bridesmaid or Best Man and Maid/Matron of Honor have no idea they’re “supposed to” be the witnesses.

Post # 5
81 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

@Cheeks11: I agree. They will understand the reasoning behind what you want. That is why they are you Bridesmaid or Best Man and Maid/Matron of Honor and they should know you better than anyone and respect your feelings on the subject

I didn’t know that it was a customary either.

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