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Who Can Perform a Marriage or Civil Union Ceremony

Who Can Perform a Marriage/Civil Union Ceremony


NJSA 37:1-13. Authorization to solemnize marriages and civil unions

· Each Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

· Each Judge of the Federal District Court

· United States Magistrate

· Judge of a Municipal Court

· Judge of the Superior Court

· Judge of a Tax Court

· Retired Judge of the Superior Court

· Retired Judge of the Tax Court

· Judge of the Superior Court

 · Judge of the Tax Court

· Former County Court judge, who resigned in good standing

· Former County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Judge, who resigned in good standing

· Former County District Court judge, who resigned in good standing

· Surrogate Judge of any County

· County Clerk

· Mayor

· Former Mayor not currently serving on the municipal governing body

· Deputy Mayor, when authorized by the Mayor

· Chairman of any Township Committee or Village President of this State

· Every Minister of every religion

· Civil Celebrant who is certified by the Secretary of State