Sam, Sarah, Dakota, Morgan
Marriages between 1st and 2nd cousins are also prohibited.
Marriages of affinity= marriages of people related by marriage
This happens because the couple doesn't want to wait for a judge or minister to marry them.
Property and inheritance rights apply as legal marriage, and children of the couple are legitimate.
The Marriage Officiate
Civil weddings- may be performed by certain judicial officials, and in some states, by certain public officials. Chosen by people who want to elope.
Ceremonial wedding- Go with customs. Church, pastor, cake, bouquet, the whole nine yards!
Changing Your Name
Most women take the the last name of their husband.
You could also hyphen your last name as well. Example: Sarah Wille- McGraw
- Signifies the start of a couple's life together
- Announces the marriage to the public
- Satisfies the legal requirements of the state