Our terms are designed to provide our members and visitors with a guideline as to how all aspects of our services are accessed and how you can and should interact with our services.
This is one of the aspects you can discuss with your celebrant. We got married abroad and want another ceremony for friends and family here. Yes, we’d be happy to create such an occasion for you – in fact many of our wedding ceremonies take place under similar circumstances.To support children during a separation and help them with their worries, you should: In general, mothers automatically have parental responsibility for their child from birth.Fathers usually have parental responsibility for the child if they were married to the child's mother and/or are listed on the child's birth certificate.Do you have any rules about the ceremony being photographed / videoed? There is real poignancy in music, whether it’s a live performance, listening to something recorded, or perhaps having something for everyone to sing along to! Many people feel there is a real gravitas to traditional church words, for example, and these can be adapted slightly to make them fitting for a non-religious ceremony.Most celebrants will have no rules about this and are concerned only that you get the pictures you want. Your celebrant can suggest some choices for you to consider. A personal wedding an emotional occasion and it’s not at all unusual for there to be both tears and laughter during the ceremony. Your celebrant can provide a range of sample vows for you to look through and you might want to use some of these or adapt them slightly: it’s entirely up to you. Parts of the register office words are popular too and, if you wish, these can be incorporated into your vows or during the ring exchange, if you are having one.