The Court Marriage in Loni is a service offered by several Church groups. It is a process of sealing a marriage in the presence of a priest or any member of the clergy, after the partners have decided to be married in front of the priest and had a wedding contract in the presence of witnesses. The Court Marriage in Loni is also known as the Blessing of Matrimony, which is also known as the Wedding Service of Paphos and has similar features with the Greek Orthodox Church wedding service. This service is usually performed within the premises of the church belonging to the couple's spiritual community or neighborhood association and is attended by close friends and relatives who come to participate in the event. The marriage in the presence of the priest is compulsory and there are many reasons why couples want to go through this process. There are three options available to those wishing to get married outside the traditional channels. The first option is through the customary courts. In such cases, the case is heard by the customary judges. If the judge believes the marriage is customary, he will require the bride and groom to be present. The judge may also require proof that the marriage was sponsored by the families of the bride and groom, or that the families did not make any effort to sponsor the marriage. interesting custom in the weddings in arya samaj is that of decorating the house of the bride with flowers. The flowers are actually the flowers of life and the bridegroom has to bring a plantain tree from home for this purpose. The other aspect about the marriages performed in a court of a temple is that the bridegroom spends a whole night with the beautiful girl who is the bride and they spend the entire day with this beautiful lady. There is no limit to the number of marriages which can be performed in a day in a month in a temple of a guru. There are countless examples of such marriages performed in a day in a temple and the numbers keep on increasing with every guru. These marriages in arya samaj are known to be extremely auspicious and they are performed with full zeal and commitment by all the brothers and the sisters irrespective of their caste and creed. All the brothers and the sisters who come forward to perform such a marriage have to undergo the purifying fire.
Court Marriage is a common procedure, which has to be followed by everyone. If a marriage is not registered it is not considered valid during legal procedures such as, applying for a joint home loan. You could also be fined for not registering your marriage. It is a rule that all the marriages have to be registered whether you are having a wedding ceremony or not.
A marriage certificate is an important proof, in case there are some problems between you and your spouse in the future and a legal action needs to be taken.
Advantages of Court Marriage Certificate:-
• Certificate of Marriage is a document, which provides valuable evidence of marriage;
• Certificate of Marriage is a document providing social security, self-confidence particularly among married Women.
• Court Marriage Certificate is useful in getting the visa for the wife/husband.
• It will be helpful in claiming the Bank deposits or Life Insurance benefits when the depositee or the Insurer dies without a nomination or otherwise.
Documents required for the Performance & Registration of Court Marriage
1. Passport Size Photographs – four each of Marrying Persons.
2. Residential Proof (Voter Card / Passport / Ration Car / Driving License / Bank Passbook / Lease Deed / Rent Deed) of Marrying Persons.
3. Date of Birth Proof (Municipal Corporation Certificate, X th or XII th Examination Certificate, Passport, PAN Card) of Marrying Persons.
4. If any party is divorcee Certified copy of Decree of Divorce granted by the Court.
5. If any party is widow / widower Death Certificate of the dead spouse.
6. If any party is a Foreign Citizen or holding a foreign Passport or is having foreign residential address – Certificate of Present Marital Status of the party / No Impediment Certificate / NOC from concerned Embassy and Valid VISA.
7. Two Witnesses (Both should be major)