Patty Kikos Sydney Wedding

Marriage is an exciting time for all involved and remember, it’s YOUR special day! It’s important that your perfect ceremony flows in a style that suits you both. With this in mind, I’d like to encourage you to work closely with me in putting together a ceremony that will always be remembered.

Your ceremony can be formal, but can also be more relaxed and lighthearted if that’s what suits you more as a couple.

A Civil Marriage Celebrant has certain obligations under the Marriage Act 1961 and these will be explained to you at your first meeting. Other than the few legal requirements that need to be in there, your marriage ceremony is totally your choice.

After you’ve paid your deposit, I’ll send you with samples of vows and verses that can be used, although you’re not obliged to use any of them. Additionally, you could mix and match parts of ceremonies to arrive at the most suitable ceremony for your particular requirements.

It may well be that you are able to compose your complete ceremony and this is acceptable providing it complies with the obligations of the Marriage Celebrant under the Marriage Act.

Family and friends can also be involved. You can have certain readings or verses that you would like them to read for you. Some couples arrange for music to be played at the ceremony, this could be taped music; it could be a trio of musicians or even a Piper.

I have a portable PA system that we can play your music through as well. Almost whatever it takes to complete your special day is possible. At the completion of the ceremony, you will be required to sign the Marriage Register and Marriage Certificates, together with two witnesses and the Marriage Celebrant.

Click here for a Summary of the process

Click here for Legal Requirements for marrying in Australia

NIM 20005[1] to download a Notice of Intent to Marry form

YOUR OPTION



INVESTMENT

COMMEMORATIVE CERTIFICATE

LODGEMENT OF ALL PAPERWORK

CEREMONY SCRIPT

CEREMONY LENGTH

CEREMONY LOCATION

NUMBER OF GUESTS

MY PA SYSTEM

MUSIC IN CEREMONY

PRE CEREMONY MEET UP

CEREMONY REHEARSAL

AVAILABILITY

PAYMENT TERMS


A QUICK QUICKIE

$500

standard w some options for your input

10 mins

30 mins within Sydney CBD

(extra costs incured if further)

max 10

not applicable

Anytime Mon-Fri

Weekends - Limited

full payment upon booking

 

A LONGER QUICKIE

$650

standard w some options for your input

15 mins

30 mins within Sydney CBD

(extra costs incured if further)

no limit

not applicable

Anytime Mon-Fri

Weekends - Limited

full payment upon booking

 

WEDDINGS

$990

I help you create your perfect ceremony

unlimited

1 hour within Sydney CBD

(extra costs incured if further)

no limit

at my home office a week or 2 before the ceremony

Anytime

$340 non refundable deposit &

$650 to be paid a week before the ceremony

 

SERVICING THESE SYDNEY AREAS

SERVICING THESE SYDNEY AREAS

While I try to keep my approach to my work joyful and lighthearted, it’s just as important for me to be thorough and organised with the preparation that goes into your ceremony. I make everything about your ceremony nice and simple for you. Here’s how it works:

 
 
1. EMAIL ME TO MAKE SURE I’M AVAILABLE & TELL ME:

● Who You Are – What are your names?
● The Ceremony Date, Time & Location
● Anything Specific I need to know

2. WE LOCK IN A TIME TO MEET AT MY HOME OFFICE IN BRONTE

● You’ll tell me all about you, & the type of ceremony you want
● I’ll outline the whole legal ceremony process for you
● You can ask as many questions as you like & I’ll happily answer them

3. ONCE WE’VE ESTABLISHED WE’RE A PERFECT FIT, THEN:
● I’ll invoice you a deposit + some inspirational stuff
● You’ll pay the deposit and giggle over some of the funny vows I sent
● I’ll email your personalised draft & will take care of all legal paperwork

4. WE STAY IN TOUCH REGARDING ALL LITTLE LOGISTICS:
● I have a bit of OCD so I love to be involved with the finer details
● No question is a silly question so ask me anything – anytime, ok?
● I can help if you get stuck with anything tricky or overwhelming

5. WE HAVE REHEARSAL AT MY HOME OFFICE IN BRONTE
● This is where we sign all legal documents
● You can make any last minute edits to your ceremony
● And we practice the ceremony so you’re less nervous on the day

6. MY FAVORITE PART – YOUR WEDDING DAY!
● I get there early to hold the space as your guests arrive
● You get married with a perfect ceremony that you + your guests love
● I take care of all remaining legal paperwork by lodging it with BDM

I then usually take your certificate so it doesn’t get trashed on the day and I lodge all the essential paperwork with Births Deaths & Marriages. Once you’re back from your honeymoon, I can either post it to you, or we can meet up for a coffee so I can see all the pics from your wedding!

I’d love to hear about your wedding ceremony plans. Why don’t you message me to see if I’m available on your special day?

I’d love to hear about your wedding ceremony plans. Why don’t you message me to see if I’m available on your special day?

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