Home About Tim Photos Video Reviews In the Media Themed Weddings Marriage Rehearsal Ceremony FAQ's Fee Enquire

What does the term Matrimony mean

"What does the term Matrimony mean?"

Top 25 Answers - by Tim P Manger (Celebrant)

Read real reviews from real wedding couples Read real reviews About Tim Manger (Civil Celebrant)



Ask Another Question
Question Answer

What does the term Matrimony mean?

Related to General

This is the Catholic Church's term for marriage.

Highly Relevant Answer

Denominational Ceremonies Denominational Ceremonies
What does the term Matrimony mean? What does the term Matrimony mean?
 

What is Nullity of Marriage?

Related to Legalities

This is the Australian term used to describe a marriage that is not legal, because it was solemnised based on tenous, illegal, fraudulaent or deceptive means.

Highly Relevant Answer

Getting Married Getting Married
What is Nullity of Marriage? What is Nullity of Marriage?
 

Is it illegal for same sex couples to be married in Australia?

Related to Legalities

Yes, the Australian Marriage Act 1961 does not currently recognise same sex marriages.

Highly Relevant Answer

Same Sex Unions Same Sex Unions
Is it illegal for same sex couples to be married in Australia? Is it illegal for same sex couples to be married in Australia?
 

What is Consanguinity?

Related to Legalities

This is the term used to describe intimate relationships between people who are related.

Highly Relevant Answer

Marriage to a Relative Marriage to a Relative
What is Consanguinity? What is Consanguinity?
 

What does the term Minor mean in the Marriage Act?

Related to Legalities

The term 'minor' refers to a person who is under the age of 18.

Highly Relevant Answer

Marriage to a Minor Marriage to a Minor
What does the term Minor mean in the Marriage Act? What does the term Minor mean in the Marriage Act?
 

What does the term Impediment mean with regard to getting married?

Related to Legalities

The term Impediment refers to any obstruction or hindrance (that may prevent the marriage from proceeding legally).

Good Relevancy Answer

Getting Married Getting Married
What does the term Impediment mean with regard to getting married? What does the term Impediment mean with regard to getting married?
 

What is the role of the Usher at a Ceremony?

Related to Ceremony

The usher is meant to be an auxilary person, often used for any odd (important) jobs, such as starting and stopping the music and seating guests.

Good Relevancy Answer

Wedding Ceremony Wedding Ceremony
What is the role of the Usher at a Ceremony? What is the role of the Usher at a Ceremony?
 

If the State I live in recognises gay marriage am I legally married?

Related to Legalities

No. The Australian Marriage Act 1961 is a federal law, meaning that the States effectively have no power to change it (this must be done by the senate that sits in Canberra). Federal law covers the nation, whereas state-law is specific to that state only.

Average Relevancy Answer

Same Sex Unions Same Sex Unions
If the State I live in recognises gay marriage am I legally married? If the State I live in recognises gay marriage am I legally married?
 

Would you consider yourself to be a popular wedding celebrant?

Related to Celebrants

According to the latest figures, most celebrants perform an average of 8 weddings per year. This year (2016), I will perform over 130 weddings, however I'm not sure if that means I am popular, or whether I have just done some good marketing.

Average Relevancy Answer

About Tim About Tim
Would you consider yourself to be a popular wedding celebrant? Would you consider yourself to be a popular wedding celebrant?
 

What does the term Legally Binding mean with regard to Marriage?

Related to Legalities

This means that the marriage must be followed according to legal provisions. Since marriage is a contract between 2 people, the word 'binding' ensures that the terms of the contract are adhered to.

Average Relevancy Answer

Getting Married Getting Married
What does the term Legally Binding mean with regard to Marriage? What does the term Legally Binding mean with regard to Marriage?
 

Do you marry many gay same sex couples?

Related to Legalities

Yes, I marry many gay same sex couples, although it is called a committment ceremony not a wedding ceremony. This is done to distinguish gay unions from legal civil unions.

Poor Relevancy Answer

Same Sex Unions Same Sex Unions
Do you marry many gay same sex couples? Do you marry many gay same sex couples?
 

What makes a gay same sex marriage different to a heterosexual marriage in Australia?

Related to Legalities

Firstly, gay same sex marriages are generally referred to as a committment ceremonies, and secondly there is no legal paperwork. The wording during a gay union must be different to a legal civil union, whilst there is also no government marriage certificate issued. There is also no filing with Births Deaths and Marriages after the ceremony, because the Australian government does not currently recognised gay same sex marriages as legal.

Poor Relevancy Answer

Same Sex Unions Same Sex Unions
What makes a gay same sex marriage different to a heterosexual marriage in Australia? What makes a gay same sex marriage different to a heterosexual marriage in Australia?
 

Which side does the father of the bride walk down the aisle with the bride?

Related to Ceremony

The father traditionally holds the brides right arm with his left, because in days gone by, he would need to have access to his sword. This was done in order to fend off would be attackers; the sword was commonly drawn with the right hand.

Poor Relevancy Answer

Wedding Ceremony Wedding Ceremony
Which side does the father of the bride walk down the aisle with the bride? Which side does the father of the bride walk down the aisle with the bride?
 

Do we need a Civil Celebrant or an Officiant?

Related to Officiant

If you are planning to get married legally in Australia, then you need either a Civil Celebrant or a qualified Officiant. The term Officiant and Celebrant is intergangeable, in other words, there is no difference betwen the two.

Poor Relevancy Answer

About Tim About Tim
Do we need a Civil Celebrant or an Officiant? Do we need a Civil Celebrant or an Officiant?
 

What is a Mixed Marriage?

Related to Legalities

A 'Mixed Marriage' is a term used by the Catholic church, to define unions where only one partner is of the Catholic faith. The other partner is either a different denomination or 'no' denomination.

Poor Relevancy Answer

Denominational Ceremonies Denominational Ceremonies
What is a Mixed Marriage? What is a Mixed Marriage?
 

What is a Pagan Marriage Ceremony?

Related to Ceremony

Pagan (derived from the Latin word 'paganus'), meaning 'villager', or 'of the country', provides the basis for marriage ceremonies that are generally accepted as being 'not of the church' or any particular religion. The full Pagan ceremony involves the exchange of vows, based on 6 coloured ribbons (the ribbons symbolise the virtues and beliefs of the 'Pagan' couple). After all the ribbons have been draped over the couple's hands, they are tied, then eventually removed and placed somewhere significant for the remainder of the ceremony.

Poor Relevancy Answer

Pagan Wedding Ceremonies Pagan Wedding Ceremonies
What is a Pagan Marriage Ceremony? What is a Pagan Marriage Ceremony?
 

What does the term Never Validly Married mean?

Related to Legalities

The entire phrase 'Never Validly Married', simply means never having been married, however the word 'Valid' refers to marriages that are legally binding. Marriages that a terminated by a 'Declaration of Nullity' are not considered to ever have been legal, therefore 'invalid'.

Poor Relevancy Answer

Getting Married Getting Married
What does the term Never Validly Married mean? What does the term Never Validly Married mean?
 

What is the relevance of giving 30 days notice?

Related to NOIM

This comes from an old law known as 'Nisi' (latin word for 'unless'), that required cooling-off periods on legally binding contracts. The word 'Nisi' basically means: 'unless someone objects'.

Poor Relevancy Answer

Notice of Intended Marriage Notice of Intended Marriage
What is the relevance of giving 30 days notice? What is the relevance of giving 30 days notice?
 

What is the purpose of the Monitum?

Related to Legalities

The Monitum (Latin word for 'warning') is issued verbally by the Celebrant, prior to the exchange of vows. It is meant as a reminder to the bride and groom about the binding nature of marriage.

Poor Relevancy Answer

Getting Married Getting Married
What is the purpose of the Monitum? What is the purpose of the Monitum?
 

What does it mean to use a name by Association?

Related to Legalities

Using a name by association simply means you adopt a name by using it. Whilst it is not legal (ie; you can't use it to get a passport, social security or insurance), it is not illegal.

Poor Relevancy Answer

Getting Married Getting Married
What does it mean to use a name by Association? What does it mean to use a name by Association?
 

What is the Wine Ceremony Ritual?

Related to Rituals

The wine ceremony involves the pouring of various wines into a central glass or cup.The various wines are meant to represent the ‘journey’ of life ahead for the wedded couple, which is why mixing wines of differing varietals is an important part of the ceremony.

Poor Relevancy Answer

Rituals Symbols Rituals Symbols
What is the Wine Ceremony Ritual? What is the Wine Ceremony Ritual?
 

What does the term Civil Union mean?

Related to Legalities

Civil Unions are a legally recognised union of same-sex couples, having similar rights to those of traditional marriage.

Non Relevant Answer

Same Sex Unions Same Sex Unions
What does the term Civil Union mean? What does the term Civil Union mean?
 

If my State acknowledges Civil Unions does that mean Gay Marriage is Legally Binding in my State?

Related to Legalities

Whilst your State may acknowledge Civil Unions, marriage between same-sex couples is not legally binding, because the Marriage Act 1961 is Federal Legislation (as apposed to State Legislation).

Non Relevant Answer

Same Sex Unions Same Sex Unions
If my State acknowledges Civil Unions does that mean Gay Marriage is Legally Binding in my State? If my State acknowledges Civil Unions does that mean Gay Marriage is Legally Binding in my State?
 

When does the 30 days commence?

Related to NOIM

From the moment I receive and authorise your NOIM.

Non Relevant Answer

Notice of Intended Marriage Notice of Intended Marriage
When does the 30 days commence? When does the 30 days commence?
 

What does the Marriage Act Cover?

Related to Legalities

The Act is mainly related to who can marry, and under which circumstances marriages will (and will not) be recognised.

Non Relevant Answer

Getting Married Getting Married
What does the Marriage Act Cover? What does the Marriage Act Cover?
 


Tim P Manger | Celebrant
Weddings - Marriages - Commitments

MB: 0400 161 078

Message Us on FacebookMessage Us on Facebook


Tim P Manger CMC
Tim P Manger CMC

Wedding Ceremony Locations
Wedding Ceremony VenuesWedding Ceremony Venues
Parks & Garden CeremoniesParks & Garden Ceremonies
Beach WeddingsBeach Weddings
Hotel CeremoniesHotel Ceremonies
Golf Club CeremoniesGolf Club Ceremonies


Suburban Wedding Locations
Eastern SuburbsEastern Suburbs
Inner CityInner City
Northern SuburbsNorthern Suburbs
Regional VictoriaRegional Victoria
Southeastern SuburbsSoutheastern Suburbs
Western SuburbsWestern Suburbs

Popular Wedding Regions
City of MelbourneCity of Melbourne
Yarra ValleyYarra Valley
Dandenong RangesDandenong Ranges
Mornington PeninsulaMornington Peninsula

Getting Married in Australia
Ceremony ReadingsCeremony Readings
Wedding RitualsWedding Rituals
Ceremony MusicCeremony Music

Popular Topics
Bridal Party At Your CeremonyBridal Party At Your Ceremony
Confetti, Rice, Rose PetalsConfetti, Rice, Rose Petals
Nerves at Your CeremonyNerves at Your Ceremony
Same Sex UnionsSame Sex Unions
Welcome to CountryWelcome to Country

Marriage Legalities
Australian Marriage Act 1961Australian Marriage Act 1961
Celebrants Code of PracticeCelebrants Code of Practice
DownloadsDownloads
Getting Married to Stay in AustraliaGetting Married to Stay in Australia
Happily Before and Ever AfterHappily Before and Ever After
InterpretersInterpreters
Legal Marriage DocumentationLegal Marriage Documentation
Marriage Ceremony SampleMarriage Ceremony Sample
Marriage RegistryMarriage Registry
Marriage Regulations 1963Marriage Regulations 1963
Marriage to a MinorMarriage to a Minor
Marriage to a RelativeMarriage to a Relative
Marriage VowsMarriage Vows
Personal Wedding VowsPersonal Vows
The Celebrants RoleThe Celebrants Role
The Marriage ProcessThe Marriage Process

Cultural Ceremonies
ChineseChinese
VietnameseVietnamese
ThaiThai
MalaysianMalaysian
IndianIndian
Sri LankanSri Lankan

Types of Ceremonies
Pagan Wedding CeremoniesPagan Wedding Ceremonies
Cultural CeremoniesCultural Ceremonies
Denominational CeremoniesDenominational Ceremonies
Skype CeremoniesSkype Ceremonies
Themed Wedding CeremoniesThemed Wedding Ceremonies

Certificates
Birth CertificatesBirth Certificates
Bridal Party CertificatesBridal Party Certificates
Marriage CertificatesMarriage Certificates
Counselling
Relationship ServicesRelationship Services

Wedding Suppliers
Recommended CelebrantsRecommended Celebrants
Recommended Ceremony MusiciansRecommended Ceremony Musicians
Recommended DJ'sRecommended DJ's
Recommended PhotographersRecommended Photographers

Feedback
FeedbackFeedback
Privacy PolicyPrivacy Policy
CopyrightCopyright
Terms & ConditionsTerms & Conditions
FeeFee


-