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Your ceremony can set a wonderful celebratory tone for your entire wedding day. I’ll bring into focus the how and why you love one another, what’s drawn you together, what’s made your relationship blossom and thrive. I balance these affirmations of your love and connection with the crucial ceremonial elements of a well crafted wedding ceremony. I'll create and deliver a personal, polished ceremony that will strengthen your bond and highlight the support of your families and friends.

With over 850 weddings, I have extensive experience and a love for creating 100% original personalized wedding ceremonies. Check out my reviews and contact me today, I’d love to hear your plans!

I arrange a variety of personalized choices and versions of how you can say "I do" to one another.

Personal Vows
If you are considering writing your own vows and need help, I'll provide you with guidance to help you to express your deepest sentiments.

Special Ceremonies
I can incorporate traditions or rewrite traditions so that they are even more meaningful to you. I write custom and original Unity Ceremonies such as Sand, Wine, Handfasting, Tree Planting, Candle, Blended Family and other special ceremonies specifically for you.

I can provide you with a unique selection of marriage and love related readings and can suggest creative ways to blend them into your ceremony.

The Marriage License
I give you precise, easy instructions on how to obtain your license anywhere in California. I carefully supervise the witness requirements and process your license with the appropriate County Clerk/Recorder office.

Rehearsal coordination
If you need a rehearsal, I'm very skilled at organizing and directing everyone so that your ceremony unfolds smoothly.

Vendor partners
I've worked with countless other wedding services professionals and am happy to give you any referrals.

Contact me now, as my calendar books up early.

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What types of weddings and events do you provide services for?

Ceremony Rehearsal
Vow Renewal
Civil Union

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Premarital Counseling

What religious affiliations do you serve?

No Denomination

On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

Less than 30 mins.
30-60 mins.

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4.9 out of 5 rating
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2023 Winner
187 Reviews
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99% Recommended by couples

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187 Reviews
Justise O. Sent on 05/19/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Professional and genuine

Paul is nothing short of amazing. He is kind and genuine. We found Paul on The Knot and Wedding Wire and he was highly recommended by our wedding planner Jade Preciado.

We had two phone consultations with him prior to our wedding ceremony. During the first one we got to talk about his service and his process and decide if we were a good fit. During the second call my fiancé and I both spoke with him. We shared our love story and some things that make us unique as a couple.

Just by using these two short interactions, Paul, created the perfect wedding ceremony. It was personalized for us and I got to pick from about three different sets of vows. He took all our requests into consideration and he was easy to work with.
Mari O. Sent on 10/19/2023
5 out of 5 rating

We're so grateful to Paul and for the service that he provided, we couldn't have asked for more!!!

Paul was not only professional and reliable (which every bride needs on her wedding day), but he was so authentic and genuine in both getting to know us and leading us through our ceremony. He really took the time to learn our story and conveyed it in such a beautiful way. The ceremony was flawless and I will cherish the memories that he helped give us on such an important day.
Lauren K. Sent on 10/22/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Wonderful experience

It was a true joy working with Paul for our wedding. It took us a while to find an officiant, but the moment we had our first phone call with Paul, we knew we had found the perfect person. He was very easy to talk to and was also able to grasp and understand our relationship and our story. This was all proven in his ceremony speech. It was both professional yet heartfelt and truly captured who we really are as a couple. It was so well done. We could not have been happier to have hired him for our wedding.
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Amanda Holder Events Amanda Holder Events Wedding Planners

I finally had the pleasure of working with Paul on a recent wedding and was so impressed. We have very similar philosophies about how a wedding day should go. Smooth, easy, not rushed. He took a page right out of my book, reminding the couple to breathe and take it all in. His calm, cool demeanor was appreciated. Paul just has an amazing energy about him. I would definitely recommend him to future clients, and hope to work with him again very soon! Update 9/10/18: I had the pleasure of working with Paul again this past weekend and it was absolutely flawless. He has such an ease about him, which is not only appreciated by me and my staff, but the couple and their guests, as well. I had several guests approach me and tell me what a great job he did. He just simply knocks it out of the park every time. :)

Spreafico Farms Spreafico Farms Barn & Farm Weddings

I have had the pleasure of working with Paul many different times and it is always a great experience. He is one of the nicest people that I have met and is extremely professional. He is always at the rehearsal the day before the wedding to make sure that everything goes flawless for the big day. You can tell that he is extremely passionate about what he does and you can assure that your ceremony will go smoothly and be full of passion and love with Paul leading the way. I would highly recommend him for anyone that is searching for an officiant, you will not be disappointed!

Captivating Videography Captivating Videography Wedding Videographers

Paul was GREAT to work with! He was friendly, professional and has a great sense of humor. We loved working with him and highly recommend him.


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