DC SUPERIOR COURT’S MARRIAGE BUREAU WILL PERFORM 14 WEDDINGS ON FEBRUARY 14

WASHINGTON DC – In honor of Valentine’s Day, and the number of requests for weddings on that day, DC Superior Court’s Marriage Bureau has filled its calendar on Friday, February 14 and will perform fourteen weddings that day.  The first wedding will take place at 9:30 and the last at 3:30pm. 

“Our Family Court is pleased to be able to accommodate this number of couples who want to be married on Valentine’s Day and have it as their anniversary date.  I appreciate that our Marriage Bureau staff and others were willing to adjust their schedules so that this many ceremonies can be set for Valentine’s Day,” said Chief Judge Robert E. Morin.  “We expect to see a lot of smiles this coming Friday, on the faces of the couples as well as court employees.”

The DC Superior Court’s Marriage Bureau processed 6,441 marriage license applications in 2019, an increase over the average of 6088 annually over the last five years.  Over 1,200 couples were married at the courthouse last year.  

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PRESS NOTE:  Cameras, both still and television, as well as audio recorders will be allowed in the courthouse for the limited purpose of recording activities in the Marriage Ceremony Rooms and the Marriage Bureau with the parties’ consent only.