We know the story: ceremony, breakfast, evening reception, rinse and repeat. For couples looking to do something a little different, this structure can be somewhat restrictive. However, it doesn’t have to be like that. If you’re not too fussed about hosting a wedding reception or have absolutely no intention of going through the stress of planning one, you’ve come to the right place.
Your wedding day is a special day that you will treasure for the rest of your life. However, it is also a legal status that requires certain terms to make it “proper”. Therefore, it is important to add a little of your own personality to the event. Here, we are going to explore some ways that you can do just that.
Today we’re going to take an in-depth look at the readings that often take place as part of both religious and civil marriage ceremonies.
At its most basic, a civil wedding ceremony must include legal declarations of status and the exchange of marriage vows. In short, both partners make verbal commitments to love and support each other throughout the rest of their lives. These vows can be accompanied by an exchange of rings, but this is not an obligatory part of the ceremony.
Venue licensing is a long and complicated topic. Has it got you scratching your head? If you’re confused about the legal aspects of getting married, you’ve come to the right place.