Minnesota Premarital Preparation Online Video Course
Developed by Dr. Justin D’Arienzo, Board Certified Psychologist and Relationship Expert
Welcome to the Official $30 Minnesota Premarital therapy Program Online Course (SAVE $75 on MN Marriage License), where Minnesotans can access premarital education and therapy online to get ready for marriage and save money. Did you know that Minnesota residents can take a 12-hour premarital counseling course online and avoid paying a significant application cost for their marriage license?
I am a registered clinical psychologist in Florida as well as a premarital specialist in addition to being an ordained minister at DP Ministries. I am qualified to administer your Minnesota Premarital Education Course since I am a licensed clergyman in the state of Minnesota.
Once more, Minnesota charges $115 for a marriage license without a certificate of completion. Your marriage license is $40 if you complete our Minnesota premarital course. Cost of the course is $30.00. By enrolling in our course, you’ll improve your chances of having a successful marriage and save $75 on your marriage license. Simply take our certificate with you when you go to the courthouse to get your marriage license, enjoy the savings, and discover a lot about yourself and your partner. Again, by taking our course, you can get a marriage license for $75 less.
Save $75 on your Minnesota Marriage License!
What Does the State Statute Say about the Requirements for the Minnesota Premarital Course?
According to Minnesota 517.08 Application For License, the civil marriage license fee for parties who have completed at least 12 hours of premarital education is $40. In order to qualify for the reduced license fee, the parties must submit at the time of applying for the civil marriage license a statement that is signed, dated, and notarized or marked with a church seal from the person who provided the premarital education on their letterhead confirming that it was received. The premarital education must be provided by a licensed or ordained minister (Dr. D’Arienzo is an ordained minister) or the minister’s designee, a person authorized to solemnize civil marriages under section 517.18, or a person authorized to practice marriage and family therapy under section 148B.33. The education must include the use of a premarital inventory and the teaching of communication and conflict management skills.
517.08 APPLICATION FOR LICENSE in Minnesota
(b) The civil marriage license fee for parties who have completed at least 12 hours of premarital education is $40. In order to qualify for the reduced license fee, the parties must submit at the time of applying for the civil marriage license a statement that is signed, dated, and notarized or marked with a church seal from the person who provided the premarital education on their letterhead confirming that it was received. The premarital education must be provided by a licensed or ordained minister or the minister’s designee, a person authorized to solemnize civil marriages under section 517.18, or a person authorized to practice marriage and family therapy under section 148B.33. The education must include the use of a premarital inventory and the teaching of communication and conflict management skills.(c) The statement from the person who provided the premarital education under paragraph (b) must be in the following form:”I, …………………….. (name of the educator), confirm that …………………….. (names of both parties) received at least 12 hours of premarital education that included the use of a premarital inventory and the teaching of communication and conflict management skills. I am a licensed or ordained minister, a person authorized to solemnize civil marriages under Minnesota Statutes, section 517.18, or a person licensed to practice marriage and family therapy under Minnesota Statutes, section 148B.33.”The names of the parties in the educator’s statement must be identical to the legal names of the parties as they appear in the civil marriage license application.
Notwithstanding section 138.17, the educator’s statement must be retained for seven years, after which time it may be destroyed.(d) If section 259.13 applies to the request for a civil marriage license, the local registrar shall grant the civil marriage license without the requested name change. Alternatively, the local registrar may delay the granting of the civil marriage license until the party with the conviction:(1) certifies under oath that 30 days have passed since service of the notice for a name change upon the prosecuting authority and, if applicable, the attorney general and no objection has been filed under section 259.13; or(2) provides a certified copy of the court order granting it. The parties seeking the civil marriage license shall have the right to choose to have the license granted without the name change or to delay its granting pending further action on the name change request.§Subd. 1c.Disposition of license fee.
(a) Of the civil marriage license fee collected pursuant to subdivision 1b, paragraph (a), $25 must be retained by the county. The local registrar must pay $90 to the commissioner of management and budget to be deposited as follows:(1) $55 in the general fund;(2) $3 in the state government special revenue fund to be appropriated to the commissioner of public safety for parenting time centers under section 119A.37;(3) $2 in the special revenue fund to be appropriated to the commissioner of health for developing and implementing the MN ENABL program under section 145.9255;(4) $25 in the special revenue fund is appropriated to the commissioner of employment and economic development for the displaced homemaker program under section 116L.96; and(5) $5 in the special revenue fund, which is appropriated to the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota for the Minnesota couples on the brink project under section 137.32.(b) Of the $40 fee under subdivision 1b, paragraph (b), $25 must be retained by the county. The local registrar must pay $15 to the commissioner of management and budget to be deposited as follows:(1) $5 as provided in paragraph (a), clauses (2) and (3); and(2) $10 in the special revenue fund is appropriated to the commissioner of employment and economic development for the displaced homemaker program under section 116L.96.
The local registrar of each county shall annually report to the Department of Health the number of civil marriage licenses issued in the county for which the fee in subdivision 1b, paragraph (a), was paid and the number for which the fee in subdivision 1b, paragraph (c), was paid.
What are the benefits of taking a Premarital Preparation Course?
One of the most exciting events in a person’s life is getting married. Most individuals devote a lot of time and attention into getting ready for their wedding, but how many people do the same for their future together? Your chances of having a happy marriage might be greatly increased by finishing a premarital preparation course.
Premarital education programs are offered by D’Arienzo Psychology in a number of states. There are various sections in the course that cover topics including money, sex, communication, and family values. Discussing these topics prior to being married can enhance the likelihood that your marriage will be happy and will put your relationship up for success.
The goal of the course is to assist you in exploring your relationship’s strengths and understanding its faults as a pair. You will get knowledge of what it takes to create a successful marriage as well as the abilities necessary to maintain a happy union. We hope that the readings you do in the premarital education course will not only teach you what it takes to create a happy marriage, but also serve as a foundation upon which you can build.
Effective communication is one of the many factors that contribute to a happy marriage. With our Premarital Preparation Course, you may discover more about your communication style as a person and as a couple by learning practical communication skills and applying them via engaging, interactive tasks.
The premarital counseling program provided by D’Arienzo Psychology is intended to be educational. It provides tasks that each couple can accomplish, talk about, and share together. Together completing the course is a great opportunity to have essential conversations you should have before getting married.
We hope to be your provider of the online premarital preparation course. Please contact us at 904-379-8094 or at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested.
What are the Benefits of Our Course in Addition to Saving You Money?
- Learn how to be more intimate and potentially improve your sex life.
- Decrease your chance of divorce and conflict.
- Learn how to improve your compatibility and communication together.
- Learn how to resolve arguments, conflicts, and disagreements.
- Learn about your future spouse’s dreams, desires, and goals.
- Learn more about your personality and your future spouse’s personality.
- Learn how to resolve financial matters and learn how to better budget.
- Learn even more about yourself and your future spouse and about marriage!
Who is Dr. Justin D'Arienzo?
Board Certified Clinical Psychologist,
a distinction held by only five percent of psychologists nationally.
Dr. D’Arienzo earned his undergraduate degrees from Furman University and the University of North Florida, his master’s and doctorate from Nova Southeastern University, as well as his psychology internship and residency at the Pensacola Naval Hospital and the Portsmouth Naval Medical Center.
He started his career as a licensed psychologist in the US Navy, serving in such capacities as Director of Psychological Services, Joint Medical Group/Joint Task Force, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; Director of Psychological Services and the Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Program, USS KITTY HAWK Carrier Strike of the Pacific Fleet; and Department Head of the Behavioral Health Clinic, Naval Air Technical Training Center, Pensacola, Florida.
In 2008, he left the Navy and started D’Arienzo Psychological Group. He is a clinical and forensic psychologist with expertise in parenting coordination, family mediation, independent psychological evaluations, social investigations, parental fitness exams, and reunification treatment. He is authorized to testify as an expert witness in civil and criminal proceedings in state (Florida and Tennessee), federal, and military courts.
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