Can you reopen a dismissed divorce case?
Generally, in most states you can re-file a divorce if you pay a new filing fee. If your case was not a divorce but a contested family motion, then you can generally re-file from a voluntary dismissal unless you dismissed it with prejudice. Motions that are dismissed with prejudice cannot be re-filed.
Do you exchange rings in a courthouse wedding?
“The officiant had vows prepared, but you’re allowed to say your own vows if you’d like. Rings are still exchanged, if you want, and you can invite people.
What does the judge say at a courthouse wedding?
“I do solemnly declare that I know not of any lawful impediment why I, (your name), may not be joined in matrimony to (your bride).”
What can I exchange instead of rings?
Tattoos. There are many different options when it comes to getting a tattoo with your partner instead of a wedding ring. Framed Wedding Certificate. Source: Etsy. Matching Necklaces. Click image for more info. Matching Bracelets. Source: Cartier (awesome) Gemstone or Crystal. Engraved Wallet Cards. Wine. Wine Glasses.
What’s it called when you get married without anyone knowing?
Usually, you elope to get married without anyone knowing in advance. The word elope probably originated with the Middle Dutch word lopen, meaning “run away.” Couples who elope typically don’t seek anyone’s permission before running off to get married, not even their parents.