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Why do I have to complete a Statutory Declaration?

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You are required to complete a Statutory Declaration, to declare that there is nothing (as far as you are aware), that is impeding your marriage to your partner. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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When is the Statutory Declaration actually completed?

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The Statutory Declaration (also known as the Declaration of No Impediment to Marriage), is completed as close to the wedding day as possible. The rehearsal is often the best time to do this. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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How many times do you meet us during the marriage process?

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3, once at our initial meeting, once at the rehearsal, and once again at your actual ceremony. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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What is the best way to communicate with you during the marriage process?

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Via email, SMS, mobile, land-line, or via the web. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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What is the difference between Nullity and Divorce?

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Nullity relates to marriages that are not considered legal (despite a ceremony having taken place), whereas Divorce (dissolution) relates to marriages that are legal (but have broken down due to various circumstances). Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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Can we be legally married in Australia if I am Hindu and my partner is Muslim?

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Yes, it is legal for all denominations to be married in Australia. I have performed many legal ceremonies between Muslims and Hinuds. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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Can we be legally married in Australia if I am Buddhist and my partner is Muslim?

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Yes, it is legal for all denominations to be married in Australia. I have performed many legal ceremonies between Muslim and Buddhist couples. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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Who do we need to contact to get married in Australia?

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You need to contact an authorised and registerd legal Civil Celebrant. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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Do we memorise our Legal Vow?

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No, you repeat your Legal Vow after me. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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Can we Invite an Indigenous Elder to conduct our wedding ceremony?

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Yes, provided that the legal elements are performed by me (Civil Celebrant). Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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What do we bring to our initial meeting?

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Bring any ideas reeating to your ceremony, or questions (legal or ceremonial). Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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Can we change our Legal Vows?

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No, legal vows cannot be changed (but personalised vows can). Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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What should a Celebrant do if either partner getting married is intoxicated during the Ceremony?

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The Celebrant should desist from completing any legal paperwork until the intoxicated partner is sober. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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Why do you do an Authorisation?

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This is to qualify my legal status to your guests and witnesses. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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Is it legal to sign the Marriage Certificates whilst intoxicated?

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No. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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Does an Interpreter have to complete any legal paperwork?

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Yes, the Interpreter must sign a declaration, stating that they have translated the proceedings to the best of their ability. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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What is the minimum legal age a person can be married in Australia?

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16. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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Is it legal to marry a brother or sister inlaw?

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Yes. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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Is it Legal to have a Surprise Wedding?

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Yes, provided that the bride (or groom) is not the one being surprised. Note: A wedding where the bride or groom is unaware of the event, could end in either Nullity, or the ceremony not taking place at all. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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Is it Legal for couples to get married in the Nude?

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Yes, it is legal and perfectly natural for couples (who are that way inclined), to say their wedding vows totally naked. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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Do I have to say my full legal name during the vows?

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Yes, however if you have a name that you are uncomfortable with, then it is possible to mention your name at some other stage during the ceremony (prior to the exchange of vows). Your full legal name must be mentioned at least once during the ceremony. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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Is it legal to marry a minor in Australia?

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Yes, provided that the minor has reached the minimum age of 16, and received parental, guardian or judicial consent. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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Do you take care of our legal paperwork?

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Yes. I look after everything from your application to be married (before you are married), to filing with Births, Deaths and Marriages (after you are married). Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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Is the wording in a gay same sex committment ceremony different to a legal wedidng ceremony?

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Yes, it is illegal for me to use words from the Montum and Legal Vow section of the Australian Marriage Act when marrying gay same sex couples. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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We are from overseas and wish to have an Interfaith wedding in Australia?

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Yes, I can definitely assist you with an Interfaith marriage. In Australia, it is perfectly legal for couples of varying denominations to be married. Need to know more? Talk to me today about getting married - Call: 0400 161 078

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