Same-Sex Marriage vs. Civil Union vs. Domestic Partnership: What’s the Difference?

Often when we speak of marriage, we are really referring to what many may still consider a “traditional” union between a man and a woman whose legitimacy is recognized by law. However, wedded unions between same-sex couples, their definition, and how each is recognized by … Continue reading

Making it All Official: New York State Marriage Requirements

In order for your wedded union to be recognized in the eyes of the law and the State, you must first obtain a Marriage License. And I bet you didn’t even think about that, being how you’re excited about planning … Continue reading

To Have and To Hold: Writing Your Wedding Vows

Your wedding vows are the personal yet public words you exchange with each other during your wedding ceremony that declare your marriage. Usually vows are said right before you say “I do” and are pronounced husband and wife to your … Continue reading

From This Day Forward: Developing Your Wedding Ceremony Program

So you’ve secured your ceremony venue, confirmed your officiant, and now you need to… what again is it you need to do, aside from the million things on your wedding checklist…? Well, you need to develop your wedding ceremony program, … Continue reading

Tying The Knot: How To Pick Your Wedding Officiant

Wedding attire? Check. Shoes? Check. His suit? Still working on it. Officiant? Wait, do I need one? The officiant is the one person who you can’t wait to see on your wedding day because they are the ones that say … Continue reading