If you are looking to get married in Indianapolis you are going to be in search of a wedding officiant. Chances are when you went to the clerk’s office to pick up your marriage license they asked you if you had someone to marry you. If you did not, they told you to Google Wedding Officiant in Indianapolis. When you do that, a list of options will come up. The real question is…. What is a wedding officiant?
A wedding officiant is a person who is able to legally marry you. A person who can make your wedding official. In Indiana, that can be a member of the clergy, a judge, a magistrate, mayor, clerk of the circuit clerk, a clerk or a clerk- treasurer of a city or town. The Justice of the Peace is the most sought after person to perform a civil marriage. I’m able to legally marry couples because I am an ordained minister.
If you are getting married in Marion County and want a judge to marry you, it will have to be outside of regular business hours. They simply do not marry couples in the City County building anymore. Hamilton County is a little quieter and the magistrate does regularly marry couples in Hamilton County.
If you belong to a church you can have the pastor marry you but you will often have to go through counseling and classes in order to fulfill the requirements of the faith in order to be married in the church. If you need to get married immediately or do not meet the many requirements of certain religions you will need to find another option.
The easiest way to make your wedding official is to hire a professional wedding officiant. Most of the professional wedding officiants in Indianapolis are ordained ministers. It is true, anyone can get ordained online and officiate your marriage. However, getting married is entering into a legal contract. You are signing a legal document and taking on the privileges and responsibilities of marriage. Marriage can get you a Green Card, it can get you health insurance and it can also get you half. Half of everything you own together - including your debts and other responsibilities. If you have any questions with the paperwork, hire a professional - if only for the peace of mind that if anything goes wrong with the paperwork a professional wedding officiant will be able to provide you the simple solutions to fix the problem
I’ve been marrying couples in Indiana for over 7 years. I know the people in the clerk's office. I’ve dealt with issues that can come up. Sometimes papers get lost in the mail, or the forms don’t get filed correctly, I know how to fix the problems because I’ve fixed them and I know exactly who to call to get the correct answers if anything should arise. Some things you should not take chances with. Your marriage documents are one of them.
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Revernd Victoria Meyer
Victoria Meyer has been a professional wedding officiant providing legal wedding services and performing weddings in Indiana for the past 8 years. She has married over 2500 couples. You can get married today in Indy! She has received the Couples Choice Reward from Wedding Wire 5 years running. She has been State Best and Local Best according to My Wedding's since 2013. She has also been voted Best of Borrowed and Blue.