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#1 gerns

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    Posted 14 January 2007 - 11:59 AM

    Has anyone gotten their marriage certificate first in the US (gone through the civil ceremony). Do we need to have a Spanish translation of it?

    #2 TammyWright


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    Posted 14 January 2007 - 03:51 PM

    if you legally get married in the states first, you can skip the whole legal part in mexico and just have a symbolic ceremony.

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    #3 LCBride2007


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      Posted 14 January 2007 - 04:18 PM

      Right, you don't need to even bring your US marriage paperwork.

      #4 Smidge

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        Posted 12 June 2010 - 08:09 PM

        My daughter and her husband did this. Kept the ceremony stateside "clinical," and they exchanged vows and rings on the beach. That is where the commitment in marriage was made, but they knew everything was in order at home.

        If you need someone to conduct the ceremony in Mexico, try Kiko. He performed a moving ceremony, and our guests thought he had known the bride and groom prior to the ceremont because the service was so personal and warm. I have his email if you're interested.

        #5 mandymert

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          Posted 25 June 2010 - 04:16 AM

          you can skip it and make it a symbolic ceremony.

          #6 msglave

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            Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:23 AM

            Hey Ladies,
            Just a bit of advice-Check the dates on the threads you post to. This one hasn't been touched in over 3 years. The original poster is probably married with children by now, LOL! Quite a few of us did the same thing as newbies I(including me). :-)
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