Legal Vs Symbolic Wedding in Mexico

Legal Vs Symbolic Wedding in Mexico

Bahamas – like Jamaica. However, if the ceremony is civil, the minister will not mention God. Symbolic weddings are also a popular option here. It is like divine intervention. I wrote this blog especially for you. 🙂 Hope this helps! Hello, my husband and I are planning to spend a honeymoon in Mexico (Riviera Maya) starting November 16, 2019. We would love to have a symbolic wedding ceremony on the beach. We are already legally married but would like to have a ceremony to make vows again and take some pictures. We would have no guests, just two of us and our 4 year old son. We have already chosen the hotel (Xcaret Hotel) but we don`t like their wedding packages, so we are looking for something private.

Can you tell me if you hold intimate ceremonies on the beach? Thank you Hello! We booked a trip to Mexico for all our children and parents to get married on the beach before realizing the complications of a legal ceremony in Mexico. I have a hard time with the idea of having only a symbolic wedding and then getting married in a courthouse, and what date do you celebrate, lie to the family, etc. I also can`t decide if I want to get married here legally before the symbolic trip/wedding in Mexico or if I want to do it legally when we return/after the symbolic ceremony. Any advice on how to make our symbolic ceremony on the beach more real/emotional if that makes sense. What option would make the symbolic wedding look like our real wedding date? I go back and forth feeling bad for lying to my children, who also made the comment that they wanted this marriage to be “real.” Any advice would be greatly appreciated! Thank you very much! Michelle Usually cheaper, as there are no additional legal fees 1. For legal marriages, the first step is to visit the local registry office to get the forms you need to start applying. While legal wedding ceremonies allow you to write your own vows, we know you may want to put a more creative spin. A symbolic ceremony does not have to respect the laws of the state and gives you the opportunity to incorporate elements that clearly belong to you as a couple.

A symbolic ceremony is best for couples who want to take a knotting ceremony, a sand ceremony or a selfie at the altar. Hello Constance 🙂 No, you do not need proof for a symbolic ceremony. If it was a religious or legal symbol, you would require it, but not for a symbol, it is always good to bring it when it arrives on time. I hope this helps. 🙂 Apparently, it is incomprehensible for some of you to ask the station`s wedding coordinator if the weddings were symbolic or legal, which I did. I wanted to get an idea of what is usually done. Believe what you want, push your agenda as much as you want. We do what`s right for us, and that`s all that matters. And if my friends were so morally outraged by our decision to enter into a symbolic marriage in Mexico, then they have the right to have their opinion and it is their right not to come. However, my friends are not as judgmental as the members of this council, thank God! If you`ve read this above and had a panic attack, don`t worry, because you have the option to legalize your marriage – at home. Are you so in love with this beautiful country that you want to incorporate some of its beautiful wedding traditions into your big day? So, if you care about getting married legally IN Mexico, read on.

2. At the legal ceremony, four witnesses with valid identification must be present. Hola! Thank you for contacting us. One of our experienced wedding planners will contact you shortly to discuss your options in detail. If you decide to plan with us, we will be with you every step of the way, completely free of charge, to ensure the smooth running of your wedding day. Speak soon. Remember, if you need us at any time, call us toll-free 888-537-9797, we will be happy to answer your questions. 🙂 Have a nice day! Some municipalities will require it, while others have abolished this traditional law. Our wedding planning specialist can help you take care of all the details. For symbolic ceremonies, it is necessary that you arrive 2 working days before the ceremony. You must also arrive before 12:00 for the day of arrival to count as working day.

It`s such a personal decision that you really have to follow your instincts and what you think is right. I can tell you that before my wedding, I had a legal and symbolic ceremony in Mexico. The only wedding date we recognize/celebrate is the date of our wedding, as this is the date on which we have committed to each other in front of our friends and family. We have been married for 9 years and don`t even remember our “legal” wedding date because for us it was just the date we signed the papers. Our wedding in Mexico was totally emotional and extremely special – we both cried. It`s our birthday, it`s the day that means the world to us. We didn`t tell our families at the time, but they found out later and didn`t care – it made no difference to them. It didn`t take anything away from the marriage. I`m obviously a bit biased in doing it that way, but I`d recommend doing the legal part first. Then, join your family on this incredible journey where you will celebrate your love, exchange vows, and engage in front of the people you love.

But whatever you decide, know that your wedding ceremony will be special and memorable. Thanks Noemi, just to clarify, did you send this to This process can take up to two weeks, but your wedding planner will help you take care of the details. Your ceremonial destination is not on our list? If so, do not hesitate to contact our wedding specialists for more information and advice! I made the decision to have a legal marriage in the United States and the symbolic marriage. I think some people here like to point to their agenda as the only way to do things. I asked many of my guests about the symbolic wedding. They couldn`t be happier for us, regardless of the symbolic nature of the ceremony. In fact, I think it`s quite common for U.S. citizens to perform the symbolic ceremony. I recently spent a week at the station where I`m getting married and watched 12 weddings during that time.

Only one was a legal marriage, if that gives you an idea of acceptance (apart from this advice, of course). And I will celebrate our anniversary on our symbolic day of ceremonies. What difference does it make? All states (and the District of Columbia) require a marriage certificate issued by local civil authorities. Typically, clergy (e.g. Christian rabbis or pastors) are legally allowed to enter into marriages; Various state or local officials, such as a mayor, judge, deputy marriage commissioner or justice of the peace, are also allowed to solemnize civil marriages, which may take place as part of a public function.

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