I have specifically designed my rates to be affordable for couples on a tight budget.
Traditional Wedding Ceremony $200.00 Religious Wedding Ceremony $250.00 Extras: Rehearsal $100.00 Sand Ceremony $25.00 Rose Ceremony $25.00 Other Ceremonies $25.00
Deposit A non-refundable deposit of $50.00 secures your date and time for the ceremony. The balance is due in cash prior to your ceremony.
Travel Fee Any distance 10 miles or more may require a travel fee starting at $25.00 which will be added to your Contract.
Rehearsal If you need a rehearsal, no problem. The rehearsal is held on the day prior to your wedding and requires my participation. An additional fee of $100.00 will be added to your Contract. Services Provided As your officiant, I will meet with you personally to go over the details and desires of your ceremony. If you are out of town, I have a Contract which is a receipt for your deposit and secures your wedding date and time. You can contact me via email.
Military Discount I take $25.00 off the final bill for all active military. Please provide military ID.
Extra Ceremonies Rose, sand or other ceremonies; (i.e.; Arras-13 gold coin, Lasso-cord of 3 strands, hand-washing, broom jumping, etc.), rehearsals, and travel destinations can be provided at an additional $25.00 cost.
Vows I have basic vows, poems, and prayers. Please feel free to write your own vows. There are many samples on the internet.
Vow Renewals I have a beautiful and romantic Vow Renewal ceremony that is an intimate reaffirmation of your love for each other. You'will exchange vows, recalling what you said when you were first married. My fee is: $200.00. My Services I am professional and will make your wedding day special. I arrive 20-30 minutes prior to your ceremony for any final preparations, meet with your witness, sign the Marriage License and collect my fee prior to the wedding. After the wedding, I will provide you with a Certificate of Marriage and a copy of your beautiful and romantic wedding ceremony as a special keepsake. I will personally file your Marriage License for you at the San Diego Recorder's Court. You may pick up your copy in 7 - 10 business days. If you would like a copy mailed to you, there is a $15.00 fee from the Court and you must sign a notarized document.
Rose Ceremony A rose ceremony invites the mother-of-the-bride and the mother-of-the-groom to come forward and be presented with a rose from the bride and groom which welcomes them to the family. An additional fee of $25.00 will be added to your Contract. I do not provide the roses.
Sand Ceremony A wedding sand ceremony is very popular in California. A sand ceremony consists of two or more vases of different colored sand slowly poured alternately into one vase and leaves you with a beautiful design. It is the uniting of two people and/or a family into one. Children are encouraged to join in the ceremony. An additional fee of $25.00 will be added to your Contract. I do not provide the vases or the sand. They can be ordered online or purchased at Michael's Craft Stores.
Filing Your Marriage License It is my duty as your officiant to file your Marriage License with the San Diego County Recorder Clerk's Office within 10 days. It takes 2-4 weeks to be recorded. If you need a copy mailed to you or a certified copy, it requires your signatures to be notarized and an additional filing fee of $15,00 made payable to San Diego County Recorder Clerk's Office. You may also file the License yourself.
Cancellation Policy All deposits are non-refundable.
Ceremony Time Policy The starting time for the commencement of the wedding service needs to be within the 30-minute agreed upon time as listed in the Contract. If for some unforeseen reason the wedding cannot start within the 30-minute time frame (from the original ceremony time on the Contract), it will require an additional $50.00 cash prior to my officiating your wedding ceremony.