Change of Name after Marriage

A change of name after marriage is not compulsory. It is only a custom and not the law, so the choice is yours. You can assume a new name without going through an official name change process, despite what is on your Birth Certificate. This is called ‘Name by Association’. If however you want to open a bank […]

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How to Choose your Marriage Celebrant

A young bride contacted me recently and asked if I would be available to perform her ceremony, but unfortunately I was already booked. She then asked…”So what should I look for in a Celebrant?” With such a large number of Celebrants now registered to perform legal ceremonies, couples are spoilt for choice, although this can […]

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