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I am a notary and have had the honor to preside over two wedding

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I am a notary and have had the honor to preside over two wedding ceremonies. Mt daughter is getting married soon and I would like to do her wedding vows. Is that possible and legal.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Griffin Law Firm replied 8 years ago.
What state is the wedding going to be in?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
The state of Florida
Expert:  Griffin Law Firm replied 8 years ago.
If you are a Florida notary, then yes, you may perform the ceremony:

741.07 Persons authorized to solemnize matrimony.--

(1) All regularly ordained ministers of the gospel or elders in communion with some church, or other ordained clergy, and all judicial officers, including retired judicial officers, clerks of the circuit courts, and notaries public of this state may solemnize the rights of matrimonial contract, under the regulations prescribed by law. Nothing in this section shall make invalid a marriage which was solemnized by any member of the clergy, or as otherwise provided by law prior to July 1, 1978.
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Does it make any legal difference if I am her father and performing the ceremony.
Expert:  Griffin Law Firm replied 8 years ago.
No, it happens all the time. Enjoy the experience, it will be a special memory for you and your family.
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