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    Friends Officiating Weddings: Everything Else You Should Know

    We’d like to thank Brides magazine for the shout-out yesterday in their article, “Friends Officiating Weddings 101: Everything You Need to Know.” Along with noting that having a friend or family member perform your marriage ceremony can be more intimate and personal — not to mention cheaper — than hiring a professional Wedding Officiant, the article also importantly points out that there are pitfalls, not the least of which is that all Officiants — whether friend or pro — must be ordained in accordance with all state and local laws. While you may be concerned about the elements of your wedding ceremony (which we cover here), two key elements in the…