After over 10
years of officiating weddings at the courthouse, I stopped. Put simply, getting married at the courthouse is a rotten
Sitting in the hallway with lawyers and probations - possibly for hours - is neither fast nor romantic. Courthouse weddings also are
Marriages that start at the courthouse -
end at the courthouse.
The divorce rate for courthouse marriages is over 80%. More than 4 out of 5 marriages that start at the courthouse
will end at the courthouse. The courthouse is where you go for a divorce, not a marriage.
long will a courthouse ceremony take? It depends on
when the judge has time to see you. That might be minutes, hours, or "come
many couples go to the courthouse wanting a fast, cheap, and easy
marriage ceremony. But that
not what really
will happen. Nor is getting married to be treated like a dentist appointment. Getting married can be fast, easy, cheap - romantic & fun.
For less cost, time and effort, you can have an elopement without dressing up or fuss - BUT that also is romantic. easy, cheap and memorable.
(Fast, Cheap &
Easy & Romantic Weddings. A fast,
cheap & easy wedding also can be Romantic - and the way
can be married anytime, day or night, any day of the week. Just the 2
of you - no witnesses required -
or have a few friends or family. It's not real fancy, but cozy and a bit laid-back casual.
We will come to your location - house,
apartment, backyard, park, or any other in the Metroplex - no witnesses
required - just the
two of you or as many as you wish.
Monday - Friday (except Friday evening and holidays) -
anytime day or night at our location
$125 the location of your choice.
$125 on Friday evening (5 pm or later) Saturday, Sunday & holidays - anytime day or night
$150 the location of your choice.
Fast. Easy. But still romantic and meaningful.
as casual or formal as you wish. Blue jeans to
tuxedos - your choice. You can make a
dinner date in the evening of
it, come by
after work, or a wonderful Sunday elopement - for a fraction of cost and time of the courthouse - out in under 15 minutes if you wish.
To elope you will need to get a marriage
license at the county clerk's office ($42.00). There is a 72 hour
waiting period (they put
the date and time on the license. Any marriage within 72 hours is void under Texas law.
Give us a call and we'll explain it. It's easy.
For more information about marriage
click here: MARRIAGE LICENSE
To read about the Hon. Mark Ovard click
here: Hon. Mark Ovard
your wedding - anytime day or night, call us at:
(972) 445-1329 Dallas, Collin, Denton, Tarrant, Rockwall & Hunt County, Texas
Or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org