Can anyone officiate a wedding in Maryland?
According to Maryland state law, any “official of a religious order or body authorized by the rules and customs of that order or body to perform a marriage ceremony” can legally officiate a wedding.
Can a notary public officiate a wedding?
There are only three states that allow notaries to perform weddings. If you are a Florida Notary Public, Maine Notary Public, or a South Carolina Notary Public, you can solemnize a marriage or officiate at a wedding. Some Florida notaries have the paperwork necessary (and the skill / specialty) to perform marriages.
Can a SC notary marry someone?
If you're getting married in one of the four states of Nevada, South Carolina, Florida, or Maine, your Notary Public can officiate your wedding.
How do you become legally married in Maryland?
Maryland requires that a marriage license be obtained from the Circuit Court Clerk's Office in the county where the marriage is to take place. If, however, it is not convenient for you to visit the Clerk's Office in that county, you may apply using a Non-Resident Marriage License Application-Affidavit.