Ceremony 1: (Bride/Groom, Adapted from County Judges' Manual)
Ceremony 2: (Bride/Groom, Participatory Service)
Ceremony 3 (Traditional Service)
- Version A: Bride/Groom
Ceremony 4: (Bride/Groom, For Guests and Family; longer ceremony)
Judicial Ethics Opinions relating to marriage ceremonies:
A judge has been asked to perform a simulated marriage ceremony in Nebraska for the benefit of family living here. The couple has already been legally married in another state. The judge has requested an opinion as to whether this would constitute conduct in violation of the Canons of Judicial Conduct.
Under what circumstances, if any, is it appropriate for a judge to retain a gift or honorarium for performing a wedding ceremony?