Looking for a Connecticut wedding officiant? Visit findaJP.com to learn more about CT wedding laws and to search for a Connecticut Justice of the Peace. Are you a Connecticut JP? Learn more about the benefits of a JPus membership. The Connecticut Justice of the Peace Manual How to become a Justice of the Peace in Connecticut Connecticut JPs are authorized to perform the following functions: Marriages When a secular ceremony is desired, a JP is frequently called upon to be the officiant. The rules for obtaining and filing marriage licenses are: The marriage license must be obtained in the town […]
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Town, City and County Clerks Clerks and JPs: A Natural Partnership Town and county clerks are important and valued stakeholders of the Justice of the Peace Association. They have a complementary relationship with JPs, as both engage with couples at different stages of the marriage’s legal process. We love to work together to achieve our shared goals, like we did with Connecticut and Massachusetts town clerks when we squashed proposed JP for a Day legislation in Connecticut. Or efforts in Massachusetts to address the problems with the One-Day Solemnizer rule. Email Sign-up Form Offices of the Secretaries of State Collaborating with the […]
Partnering with Town Clerks JPus is looking forward to meeting with Connecticut’s town clerks on Thursday, September 19, 2019 in Westbrook. We’ll have a table at their annual conference, where we’ll share information about our wonderful JPs and findaJP.com. These opportunities for one-on-one conversations nurture our relationships and strengthen our partnerships. Please stop by Water’s Edge if you’re around.
The good news about becoming a JP in Connecticut is that there are no special requirements, no exams to take or fees to pay. Many people become a JP because they want to perform marriage ceremonies. They join the Justice of the Peace Association to receive professional development, network with other JPs, and get their profile listed on findaJP.com, where couples go to find their perfect officiant. How the Process Works People to Talk To If you Belong to a Political Party If You are Unaffiliated The Process The state of Connecticut regulates the activities of JPs and determines how many […]
Workshop: Ending Child Marriage in Connecticut Child Marriage is a Real Problem. Child marriage is still legal in the state of Connecticut. Beyond the harmful effects, it puts officiants in an ethical quandary. This informative workshop will highlight the social, emotional, and ethical problems connected with child marriage, the need for “brightline” (no exceptions) laws, and what Connecticut marriage officiants, clerks and citizens can do to advocate for change. Learning Objectives Participants will be able to: Describe the social, emotional and ethical issues connected to child marriage Explain the need for brightline legislation Discuss how to apply content knowledge to […]
The Connecticut River runs through scenic Middlesex County, Connecticut. The area has majestic views and an atmosphere for a picturesque wedding ceremony. Wadsworth Falls State Park has two natural waterfalls. Salt Meadow National Wildlife Refuge is on coast, in Westbrook. Bird lovers take note: over 280 species of neotropical birds migrate during the spring and fall. Unsure what is the right place for you? Let your JP know what you are looking for, and he or she will likely have suggestions. Find a Wedding Officiant in Middlesex County Chester CT Clinton CT Cromwell CT Deep-River CT Durham CT East-Haddam CT East-Hampton […]
Connecticut’s capitol, Hartford, is one of the oldest cities in the country, founded in 1635. It has a diverse terrain, with the Connecticut River flowing through it. Just about any type of venue can be had in this area, with urban and rural settings available, and everything in between. Home to the Harriet Beecher Stowe House, historic architecture and lovely landscapes. Unsure what is the right place for you? Let your JP know what you are looking for, and he or she will likely have suggestions. Find a Wedding Officiant in Hartford County Avon CT Berlin CT Bloomfield CT Bristol […]
There are many ways to think about eloping. Indeed, it comes down to this. You want it done quick. And done right. No muss, no fuss. Here is what you need to know. Marriage License Marriage licenses are issued by the city or town clerk. You’ll need ID and there is usually a small fee. Check out these state-specific details: Info on getting the marriage license in Connecticut Florida marriage license information Information to get a Maine marriage license In Massachusetts, marriage license how-tos New Hampshire marriage license information To get a marriage license in Vermont Select Your Officiant All […]
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