Below you will find references to areas of the Texas law that governs marriage ceremonies. If you find these statutes difficult to understand, you may want to look at the "plain English" resources on this page for more information or speak to an attorney for guidance.
State law authorizes the following people to conduct a marriage ceremony:
As per the Department of State Health Services' guide linked below, there is no official registration for persons authorized to conduct a marriage ceremony. If they review the law, and believe they can perform the marriage ceremony, then they can perform the ceremony.