A Justice of the Peace can perform a marriage in any town in Connecticut. The marriage license must be issued by the registrar of vital statistics in the town in which the marriage will take place.
No. The Justice of the Peace has jurisdiction only in Connecticut.
No blood test is required.
The marriage license is valid and a ceremony may be performed within a period of not more than sixty-five days after the date of application.
I travel all across Connecticut.
Yes. Writing your own vows can be an exciting and good way to make a ceremony even more personal. Or, if you prefer, pre-written and sample ceremonies are also available to help.
Speaking is optional. Connecticut law provides a lot of leeway on what is required at ceremonies.
No, Connecticut law does not require witnesses but you can certainly have people stand up for you and join in the celebration.
Yes. Any and all family or friends can be part of a ceremony.. A marriage is a time to celebrate and most people would love to be involved and would consider it an honor.
Yes. The joining of two people many times includes the combining of two traditions. I will work with you to make your ceremony reflective of either faiths or cultures.
No, rings are traditional, but they are not required for the ceremony.
Fees are evaluated on an individual basis depending on time required and location. A pre-marriage conference, assistance with the ceremony, and rehearsal fee will be quoted in advance.