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The cost of a courthouse ceremony is much lower than traditional weddings. A couple can invite a select few guests instead of many distant relatives. Some couples experience much less stress in a court wedding compared t... More »

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As of 2014, courthouse marriages, or civil ceremonies, require each party to state his consent to the marriage in front of witnesses and a court officiant. This acknowledgment can be as simple as saying "I will," or incl... More »

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Getting a driver's license with your married name on it requires obtaining your marriage certificate and updating your Social Security card information. Take these documents to your local DMV to receive an updated driver... More »

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To get married at a courthouse, you must apply for a marriage license, choose a date and judge, and pay a fee. Certain details of the marriage procedure vary by state and county, so you must check with your local courtho... More »

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As of 2014, courthouse marriages, or civil ceremonies, require each party to state his consent to the marriage in front of witnesses and a court officiant. This acknowledgment can be as simple as saying "I will," or incl... More »

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As the autumn season begins in September, weddings held in this month are complemented by fall colors of dark, pale and muted tones, such as russet and vanilla. Good pairings are orange tones with cranberry, emerald shad... More »

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Some of the most popular words of congratulations at weddings include variations involving "cheers," "wishing you..." and the expression "tying the knot." It is often customary to congratulate the bride and groom on thei... More »

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