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Legal Ceremony

The legal ceremony requirements for the state of California are the Declaration of Intent and the Pronouncement.

Welcome:

Welcome! We are gathered here today to join the lives of (1) and (2) in marriage.

Declaration of Intent:

So I ask: Do you, (1), take (2) to be your husband/wife, to have and to hold, in sickness and in health, in good times and bad, for richer or poorer, keeping yourself unto him/her for as long as you both shall live?

(1): “I do.”

Do you, (2), take (1) to be your husband/wife, to have and to hold, in sickness and in health, in good times and bad, for richer or poorer, keeping yourself unto him/her for as long as you both shall live?
    
 (2): “I do.”

Pronouncement:

By the authority vested in me by the American Marriage Ministries and the State of California, it is my honor to now pronounce you husband and wife/married.

You may kiss the bride/You may kiss the groom/You may seal this moment with a kiss!
 

@2016 by Kristin Neese at Seaside Ceremonies