Notaries Can Now Perform Marriages In Tennessee

  • Monday, May 3, 2021

A new law provides a larger field of officiants available to couples in Tennessee seeking someone to perform their wedding ceremony.

County Clerk Bill Knowles said the Legislature has enacted an amendment to the marriage law permitting notaries to perform wedding ceremonies…if they choose to.

The legislation was signed by Governor Bill Lee.

Mr. Knowles said, "In Hamilton County we have more than 5,500 Commissioned Notary Public officials."

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